Renewables and Improved Cooling Technologies Key to Reducing India's Water Use

New IRENA-WRI analysis finds that urgent action can significantly lower intensities of water withdrawal and consumption, while substantially reducing carbon emissions intensity by 2030.
  • January 2018

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Dominican Republic Can Triple Renewable Energy Share by 2030, New IRENA Report Finds

Higher renewables share would reduce CO2 emissions by 23%_x000D_ and save billions of dollars_x000D_
  • July 2016

G20 Energy Ministers Recognise Progress on Renewables, Set Stage for More Action

Energy Ministers and other senior officials recognised recent progress to scale up renewable energy and examined opportunities for even greater action today on the sidelines of the G20 Energy Ministers meeting in Beijing.
  • June 2016

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Solar Energy Could Meet up to 13% of Global Power Needs by 2030

The share of global electricity generated by solar photovoltaics (PV) could increase from 2 per cent today to as much as 13 per cent by 2030, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
  • June 2016

38 Countries Launch Global Geothermal Alliance

A coalition of 38 countries and over 20 development and industry partners have joined forces to increase the share of geothermal energy in the global energy mix.
  • December 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

Africa Can Quadruple Share of Renewable Energy by 2030

The African continent could generate nearly a quarter of its energy needs through the use of indigenous, clean, renewable energy by 2030, according to a new report by IRENA.
  • October 2015

Hitting GCC Renewable Energy Targets Will Cut Energy-Related Water Use by Nearly One-Quarter

Realising the renewable energy plans of the Gulf Cooperation Council region (GCC) will result in a 20 per cent reduction in water withdrawals in the power sector, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
  • January 2015