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Storage side event at International Congress I+D+I
22 September 2017
Quito, Ecuador

IRENA Co-hosted session at the European Utility Week 2017 
3 – 5 October 2017
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Training the System Operator of Panama on modelling VRE
9 – 13 October 2017
Panama City, Panama

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IRENA in the News

  • Brazil’s renewable energy potential attracts investors (Subscription)

    Brazil has the ninth largest installed capacity for wind energy in the world at 10,740MW. By August this year, this had risen to 11,670MW spread across 466 wind farms. Data from IRENA show Brazilian wind projects are generally more expensive than those in India and China. However, they generally offset this with more favourable wind conditions.
    (Financial Times (UK), 30 Sep 2017)
  • Quality assurance crucial for PV market, says IRENA

    In a recent report released by the IRENA, emphasis is placed on quality assurance and the crucial role it plays in achieving a robust photovoltaic market and confidence from investors, policy makers and consumers. IRENA Director-General, Adnan Z. Amin, said: "This forum supports policy-makers and industry across Latin America to implement the quality assurance instruments needed for the successful deployment of PV technology."
    ( ESI Africa (South Africa), 18 Sep 2017)
  • With high-performance cells, China takes aim at high-end solar market

    China, blighted by pollution and long known for churning out cheap manufactured goods, is looking to dominate the high-end of a major growth market. Under a new program, China is pushing the industry to mass market high-performance solar cells. World solar power generation capacity has ballooned to around 300 GW from just 1 GW in 2000, according to IRENA. ( Reuters (UK) , 14 Sep 2017)

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