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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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Falling Costs and Tech Innovations Will Drive Offshore Wind Power Boom

Offshore wind power has the potential to grow from just 13 gigawatts (GW) in 2015, to 100 GW in 2030, according to new analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
  • October 2016

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Off-Grid Renewables Offer Unprecedented Opportunity to Achieve 100% Energy Access

Key stakeholders from the off-grid renewable energy sector – including policy makers, the private sector, financiers, and development institutions – will gather in Nairobi, Kenya from 30 September to 1 October 2016, to push forward the global off-grid agenda. The third International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition (IOREC), organised by the International...
  • September 2016

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IRENA Conference Set to Boost Off-Grid Renewable Energy Development Worldwide

Third International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference will convene key players in Nairobi to drive global off-grid agenda
  • August 2016

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Statement from IRENA Director-General on Completion of First Round-the-World Solar Flight

The following is a statement from IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin on the completion of the first circumnavigation of the globe by the Solar Impulse solar-powered airplane today in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates:
  • July 2016

Re-energising the Future: Renewable Energy Solutions for Climate Change

For the first time at any UN climate conference (COP21) renewable energy solutions and visions for a renewables-powered future are being showcased to world leaders at the international conference 'RE-Energising the Future' (today, 9:30-19:00, Palais Brongniart).
  • December 2015

IRENA Helps Countries to Implement Quality Control for Renewable Energy Technologies

The most up-to-date information on how to develop and implement quality control for renewable energy technologies is now available.
  • December 2015

IRENA and DTU Launch World’s Most Detailed Wind Resource Data

The most detailed data and statistics on global wind energy potential are now available online, thanks to a free resource launched today by IRENA and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
  • October 2015

New IRENA Guide Helps Countries Integrate Larger Share of Renewable Energy

A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) aims to assist countries in their transition to renewable energy-based power systems.
  • October 2015

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New IRENA Platform Supports Renewable Energy Innovation, Quality and Collaboration

Policy makers and other energy sector players can now access the world’s largest collection of global renewable energy standards and patents, thanks to a new online platform launched today by IRENA.
  • July 2015