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International Renewable Energy Agency Opens Seventh Assembly

Government officials from more than 150 countries and leaders from international organisations, the private sector and civil society are gathering today and tomorrow in Abu Dhabi for the Seventh Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to chart a pathway to a sustainable energy future.
  • January 2017

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Business and Policy Leaders Commit to Further Action on Global Energy Transition for a Just Climate Future for All

With the Paris Climate Agreement having just come into force, leaders from a wide range of sectors are coming together on Energy Day at the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech (COP22, to 18 November) to demonstrate action on global efforts to decarbonise our energy system.
  • November 2016

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Auctions on the rise to promote renewable energy

Renewable energy auctions are an increasingly effective tool for governments to procure renewable electricity at moderate cost, finds a newly released policy report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
  • June 2013

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Renewing Africa’s Energy Future

A side event, jointly organised by IRENA and the Government of Mozambique during the Rio+20 conference highlighted the role of renewable energy in meeting the growing energy demand in Africa. The event brought together some 300 policy- and decision makers, including 14 ministers and representatives of regional and international organisations.
  • June 2012