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IRENA Welcomes Brazil's Decision to Seek Membership of the Agency

Director-General Adnan Z. Amin welcomes Brazil’s decision to initiate the process of joining IRENA
  • February 2018

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Quality Assurance Underpins Investment Confidence in Global PV Market

Latin America developing a strong quality infrastructure for Solar PV
  • September 2017

Wind farm in Costa Rica

South America Plans for its Renewable Energy Future

Experts share best practices to address challenges associated with the integration of variable renewable technologies such as wind and solar 
  • August 2017

Geothermal spring in Bolivia

Geothermal Energy Can Boost Low Carbon Economic Development in Central America, Says IRENA

IRENA and Central American countries hold workshop to overcome geothermal development barriers across the region
  • August 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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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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IRENA Convenes Legislators Forum to Engage Key Actors in Renewable Energy Policy

Lawmakers from around the world are meeting today in Abu Dhabi to discuss the policies needed to support the transformation of the global energy system. Held the day before the opening of the seventh Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the 2017 Legislators Forum, “Renewable Energy – the Role of Legislators in Catalyzing Action”, is the second meeting...
  • January 2017

Global Energy Leaders Gather in Abu Dhabi to Accelerate Renewable Energy Deployment

Government officials from more than 150 countries including 75 ministers, and leaders from international organisations, the private sector and civil society are gathering this week for the Seventh Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
  • January 2017

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Antigua and Barbuda in Strong Position to Accelerate Renewable Energy Deployment

Developing Antigua and Barbuda’s abundant renewable energy resources will enable the country to meet a large share of its energy demand sustainably with renewables, according to a report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
  • December 2016

Wind turbines and a lighthouse

IRENA/ADFD Open Fifth Round of Funding for Renewable Energy Projects

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have officially opened the fifth round of funding for renewable energy projects in developing countries.
  • November 2016