February 15, 2018, Berlin – The Ludwig Bölkow Foundation and Energy Watch Group have joined the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Coalition for Action, an international network of leading players in renewable energy, which aims to promote a faster and wider uptake of renewable energy technologies.
The Coalition for Action has more than 70 members including private companies, industry associations, civil society, research institutes and international organizations. The coalition is a key international network to discuss industry trends, share knowledge and exchange best practices for the global energy transformation.
„We are very proud to join forces with the IRENA Coalition for Action and are looking forward to joint action to ensure a swift and just global transition to renewable energy. As an active member of the working group „Towards 100% Renewable Energy Group“ we look forward to exchange of our expertise and know-how,“ President of Energy Watch Group Hans-Josef Fell said.
The Coalition for Action operates through a merger of business and investor focused groups, which work on removing barriers for large scale investments, community energy and corporate sourcing of renewables. Additionally communication working groups are creating joint communication campaigns about relevant renewable energy topics. Among members of the Coalition for Action are REN21, Rocky Mountain Institute, World Future Council, World Resources Institute, WWF, CAN International, Greenpeace and World Wind Energy Association.
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