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Initiative for an International Renewable Energy Agency

Energy Autonomy
Energy Autonomy.
The Economic, Social and Technological Case for Renewable Energy. Earthscan/James & James, December 2006.

Feed-In Tariffs - Boosting Energy for our Future
Feed-In Tariffs - Boosting Energy for our Future. A guide to one of the world's best environmental policies. World Future Council brochure, June 2007.


Media Coverage

Interview published in InWind Cronicle, December 2005

Hermann Scheer, General Chairman of the World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE) and member of Bundestag has played a pioneering role in raising the level of renewable energy debate in international political forums. Through his oratory skills, well written books and analytical insights into issues of renewable energy development he has been instrumental in creating much needed awareness among the policy makers across the world.

Interview  Interview "IRENA is overdue" (pdf)

EUFORESEUFORES Press Release, April 7th, 2005

Mechtild Rothe, Member of the European Parliament and President of EUFORES, welcomed yesterday evening Dr. Hermann Scheer, Winner of the Alternative Nobel Price, Member of the German Parliament and President of EUROSOLAR, to the European Parliament as guest speaker on “The future of renewable energy policies”.

Article by Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy, December, 2005 

More than 1000 participants made the Third World Wind Energy Conference in Beijing one of the largest wind energy events ever and the largest one held outside Europe and North America. Ministers, representatives of governments and international organisations, entrepreneurs, scientists, and further leading wind energy experts from 50 countries coming from all continents have gathered together to discuss in more than 100 presentations all aspects of wind energy utilisation. 80 exhibitors covering 4500 sqm of exhibition space expressed highly satisfaction with a big number of new and promising business contacts as well as signing of several agreements on cooperation.

Article World Wind Energy Conference 2004 (pdf) Article World Wind Energy Conference 2004 (pdf)

Article published in TIME magazine, September 2nd, 2002

Heroes: Hermann Scheer

Members of the German parliament don't usually create much of a stir outside Europe. But Hermann Scheer electrified a Washington audience last month with his gale-force enthusiasm. Nuclear fission I and fossil-fuel burning amount to "global pyromania," he told a conference of environmental activists. "Renewable energy is the fire extinguisher." By mid-century, he asserted confidently, wind, solar and other renewables can snuff out all conventional energy sources.

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