Virtual workshop: Renewable energy transitions: A comparative assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya, Andes, and Alps

The Renewable energy transitions: A comparative assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya, Andes, and Alps virtual workshop, jointly sponsored by ICIMOD’s Himalayan University Consortium and the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI), and coordinated by the University of Arizona’s Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy,  will be held during 7–9 April 2021.

This workshop aims to synthesize current understanding and address future challenges related to energy transitions in mountain regions with an emphasis on renewable energy in the context of climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya, Andes, and Alps.

Workshop participants will also address current challenges in mountain regions related to climate change impacts on energy systems with an emphasis on renewables and transitions towards carbon neutrality as well as to present and discuss adaptation solutions by mountain communities and economic sectors. This workshop also aims to initiate and strengthen a transnational exchange on these topics and experiences.

The deadline to submit applications is March 10, 2021. All application materials should be sent using the following link. For further information, you can download the workshop flyer here or contact Achala Sharma.