Arctic Remote Energy Network Academy (ARENA) Achievements Report

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Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG)
Throughout the Arctic, there are many examples of human resourcefulness and creativity in developing and adapting technology to the challenging environment and remoteness of the region. Maximizing the use of locally available renewable resources to provide heat and power is a priority across the region. This is demonstrated by the fact that the region as a whole generates approximately 46% of its electric power from renewable resources – more than double the global average and the highest of any region in the world.