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Professor Droege is the President of Eurosolar, the European Association for Renewable Energy, and General Chairman, World Council for Renewable Energy. He directs the Liechtenstein Institute for Strategic Development, the global advisory and research organization for the rapid transition to renewable energy based communities, cities, regions and urban infrastructure. Professor Droege serves as Special Advisor to the REN21 Renewable Energy in Cities Global Status Report 2019. A recipient of the European Solar Prize in Education, Peter Droege initiated the Chair for Sustainable Spatial Development at the University of Liechtenstein while holding a Conjoint Professorship at the Faculty of Engineering, School of Architecure and the Built Environment, University of Newcastle, Australia. An inaugural member of the Zayed Future Energy Prize jury and Expert Commissioner for Cities and Climate Change for the World Future Council he also served on the Steering Committee of the Urban Climate Change Research Network hosted at Columbia University's Goddard Institute for Space Studies and CUNY. He has taught and researched at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's School of Architecture and Planning, at Tokyo University as Endowed Chair in Urban Engineering at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, and held the Lend Lease Chair of Urban Design at the University of Sydney. Professor Droege has authored or edited numerous books, including Intelligent Environments (Elsevier 1997), Urban Energy Transition, 1st Edition: From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Power (Elsevier 2008), The Renewable City - Comprehensive Guide to an Urban Revolution (Wiley 2006), Climate Design (ORO Editions 2010), 100% Renewable - Energy Autonomy in Action (Routledge 2014), Regenerative Region: Lake Constance Energy and Climate Atlas (oekom 2014), and co-edited Regenerative Spaces (oekom 2017). His latest book is the 2018 global Elsevier edition Urban Energy Transition 2nd Edition: Renewable Strategies for Cities and Regions.