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Unlocking Renewable Energy Investment: the Role of Risk Mitigation and Structured Finance
06 September 2016 (Jeju Island, Republic of Korea)

ECOWAS Technical Training Workshop
19 – 23 September 2016 (Burkina Faso)

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IRENA in the News

  • How can we get to a clean power future?

    IRENA's Michael Taylor and CNN's Isa Soares discuss the importance of flexible grids and new storage solutions for a reliable clean energy supply.
    (CNN (USA), 29 Aug 2016)
  • Cuba seeks to expand role of renewable energy

    The government of Cuba and IRENA are holding a workshop on approaches to operating and planning electricity systems with higher shares of variable renewable energy in the island nation of Cuba. “IRENA looks forward to working closely with Cuba to advance the deployment of renewable energy in the island and accelerate its transition to a sustainable energy future”, said IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin.
    (Your Renewable News (UK), 26 Aug 2016)
  • IRENA Offers New Downloadable Wind and Solar Maps on Global Atlas

    IRENA has released new downloadable wind and solar maps. These new maps for IRENA’s Global Atlas will improve global renewable energy data. IRENA Senior Programme Officer Nicolas Fichaux said both IRENA and Vaisala had worked hard to cut barriers to new potential energy markets with these new maps. Fichaux also said Vaisala’s ongoing support for IRENA shows how private sector companies understand the complexities of trying to reach new renewable energy markets.
    (Clean Technica (USA), 19 Aug 2016)


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