*First round of Peer Review for the Renewables 2019 Global Status Report!* Dear colleagues, contributors, and friends of REN21,
We are happy to announce that the *Round 1 Peer Review Draft* of the *Renewables 2019 Global Status Report* (GSR 2019) is ready for your expert input. We invite your comments on the draft, which can be accessed on REN21+ at ren21plus.ren21.net/
Please feel free to focus on the sections most closely aligned with your specific knowledge and expertise. The *Round 1 Review draft* includes the following:
– Policy Landscape chapter and policy tables – Energy Efficiency chapter – Energy Systems Integration & Enabling Technologies chapter – Distributed Renewables for Energy Access (DREA) chapter – IRENA-REN21 joint DREA data review
Thank you for providing your input within the next 2 weeks, *by 20 January at 23:00 Paris time (CET), *to ensure that your comments reach our authoring team. All reviewers will be acknowledged in the final report.
*Please note that this is the only opportunity you will have to comment on these specific chapters; they will not be included in the second peer review round, which will include other chapters/sidebars to review.*
Remaining chapters and sidebars for GSR 2019 are still under development and will be available for comment during *the Round 2 Review in* *late* *March/early April 2019*.
Should you have any questions or require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org <%email@example.com>.
Thank you in advance for your valuable contributions, which are critical to the production of a balanced, comprehensive, and high quality report.
Best Regards, The GSR Team