La Camera: 'For global energy transition, 2 trillion dollars need to be invested in the coming 3 years' (Italian)
"We have published an agenda to make this tragedy turn into an opportunity. According to our estimates, we need a total of 2 trillion dollars of investments in the energy transition in the three-year period from 2021 to 2023. It is a question of doubling the efforts in the three years and then go to an average of $ 4.9 trillion in investments until 2030; and then 130 trillion by 2050 ". This was stated by Francesco La Camera , IRENA Director-General, speaking at the Fortune Italia Sustainability Forum.
25 November 2020 |
Interview | Adnkronos
La Camera: "More competitive, transition already underway before Covid" (Italian)
"The energy transition was already underway even before Covid. So in the last 7-8 years the installed capacity of renewable energy has progressively exceeded the installed capacity with fossil fuel plants and the distance between the two paths has increased year after. year". This was stated by Francesco La Camera
25 November 2020 |
Interview | Adnkronos
Pandemic, Renewable Energy and Job Creation (Indonesian)
The energy transition is an investment in jobs, growth, and in a stable and resilient future. ASEAN countries - including Indonesia - can put themselves at the forefront of a sustainable future.
21 November 2020 |
Opinions | Kompas Daily
A time for extraordinary leadership
A new energy era is within reach, with the pandemic having shown us how we are able to act decisively when facing a common purpose – in this case, a once-in-a-generation opportunity to deliver a transformative energy agenda that benefits all.
18 November 2020 |
Opinions | Global Governance Project - G20 Issue
Renewables? It also means new employment (Italian + Subscription)
In the world 11.5 million jobs in renewable energy reached. In 2030 it is estimated that they will more than double. But the post-pandemic revival could be complicated. As the Director-General of IRENA Francesco La Camera said: "renewable energy, that is dominant in the new electric capacity, has proved particularly flexible, affordable and resilient in the face of the health and economic crisis of 2020".
16 November 2020 |
Interview | la Repubblica
Navigating to a sustainable and low-carbon future (Subscription)
There has never been a more important moment to embrace a low-carbon future in Southeast Asia. Covid-19 has served as a startling reminder of the potentially catastrophic consequences of existential threats like a global pandemic, and in doing so has impressed upon all of us the potential perils of a warming planet. For a just and sustainable recovery that averts the devastation threatened by climate change, swift and far-sighted policy interventions are needed now.
23 October 2020 |
Opinions | The Business Times
IRENA chief: Europe is ‘the frontrunner’ on tidal and wave energy
New forms of ocean energy are gaining interest globally, and because European companies are leaders on tidal and wave technologies, that is good news for the environment and for the European economy, argues Francesco la Camera.
04 September 2020 |
Interview | EURACTIV
Renewables: La Camera (IRENA), "An engine for employment and economy" (Italian)
The Director-General of IRENA explains why it is necessary to focus on the energy transition, the acceleration of which would have a positive impact on GDP and employment.
31 August 2020 |
Interview | Infobuildenergia.it
Renewable hydrogen: a strategic opportunity for global green
This week, the European Commission presented its hydrogen strategy. It sets out how to make clean hydrogen a viable solution for a climate-neutral economy and build a dynamic hydrogen value chain in Europe in the next five years, write Kadri Simson and Francesco La Camera.
10 July 2020 |
Opinions | EURACTIV
IRENA: Response to the COVID-19 crisis must accelerate energy transition (Italian)
Interview with Francesco La Camera, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
09 July 2020 |
Interview | ANSA.it