Sahara Wind at the International Energy Agency IEA workshop on “Scaling-up Renewables through Decentralised Energy Solutions” in Paris, March 28th 2017.
The IEA’s Renewable Energy Working Party (REWP) workshop brought together senior decision-makers, experts and key players from governments, municipalities, energy industries as well as IEA members, partners and Technology Collaboration Programmes. Opening-up the scope of decentralised/distributed generation at a variety scales, the event looked at the role of integrated local energy solutions in driving the global energy transformation.
The following four themes were discussed:
- New business models for power;
- Drivers for change-the role of cities, industry and smart solutions;
- Electro mobility, storage and renewables; and
- Heat and sector coupling.