The first meeting of the D-8 Working Committee on Renewable Energy (WCRE) was held in early June 2010 in Ankara, Turkey. It discussed the future activities of the Committee, and emphasized, inter alia, on the necessity of private sector participation and engagement.
The second meeting of the Working Committee took place in mid-November 2011 in Bali, Indonesia. It decided, among others, on the following recommendations:
- Nomination by Member Countries of national focal point for Renewable Energy to the D-8 Secretariat, and providing the Secretariat, on a regular basis, with the relevant information/update on the activities and the best practices;
- Compilation of the received information/data by the D-8 Secretariat and its distribution among the member Countries;
- Provision of Member Countries’ inquiry lists and practical suggestions and projects for cooperation to the D-8 Secretariat for further distribution, and discussion at subsequent meetings; and
- Establishment by the D-8 Secretariat of a mailing list group and web link to serve as a forum for D-8 Renewable Energy.
--1st D-8 Working Group Committee On Renewable Energy (June 8-9 2010, Ankara-Turkey) - Held
--2nd D-8 Working Group Committee On Renewable Energy (16-17 November 2011, Bali - Indonesia) -Held