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Renewable Energy Employs 9.8 million People Worldwide, New IRENA Report Finds

Global energy system creating more jobs in renewables than in fossil-fuel technologies
  • May 2017

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IRENA’s 13th Council Meeting Kicks Off in Abu Dhabi

Agency plans future work to drive sustainable energy revolution
  • May 2017

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Russia Can Nearly Quadruple Share of Renewable Energy by 2030

Russia has abundance of all renewable energy sources which can be scaled up to fuel economic growth
  • April 2017

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Renewables Hold Great Promise for Philippines

IRENA recommends concrete actions for renewable energy deployment
  • March 2017

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2016 a Record Year for Renewables, Latest IRENA Data Reveals

Solar outpaces wind for new power capacity
  • March 2017

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Countries Join Forces to Accelerate Global Energy Transition

Energy Transition Coalition to accelerate the transition to a sustainable energy future
  • March 2017

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Eliminating Energy-Related Carbon Emissions Possible, New IRENA Study Finds

Decarbonisation of global energy system, led by renewables and efficiency, would create economic gains  
  • March 2017

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New IRENA Report Details How Renewables Can Decarbonise the Energy Sector and Improve the Lives of Billions

Falling costs, driven by innovation in technology and policy, is spurring renewable energy deployment and with it a myriad of socioeconomic benefits, according to the new comprehensive publication released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). REthinking Energy, now in its third edition, was released today at IRENA’s seventh Assembly, the Agency’s ultimate...
  • January 2017

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ADFD and IRENA Announce Funding by ADFD of USD 44.5 million in Four Developing Countries

Four renewable energy projects in developing countries in the Pacific and Africa have been identified by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to receive USD 44.5 million in funding.
  • January 2017

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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