Zhangjiakou benefits from an abundant renewable energy resources, including an estimated technical resource potential of 30 gigawatts (GW) for solar photovoltaics (PV) and 40 GW for wind. IRENA’s report finds that after 2035, the city can achieve renewable shares of over 70% by 2050.
As new markets emerge worldwide, IRENA’s latest report sees solar PV covering one quarter of global power by 2050.
IRENA’s first ever renewable energy matchmaking event took now place in Johannesburg as part of the Africa Investment Forum hosted by the African Development Bank.
High-level representatives from 124 member countries attended the 18th meeting of the IRENA Council, held on November 5 and 6, 2019, in Abu Dhabi, to review the Agency’s progress and explore its future plans to accelerate the global energy transformation to ensure a sustainable, climate-safe future.
Agency reviews progress and plans new work programme towards a climate-safe, sustainable future.
With heavy fuel oil covering 82 per cent of the sector’s energy needs, decarbonizing global shipping will play a critical role in achieving climate objectives, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds.
Immediate action is required if the global shipping industry is to meet a target of halving its carbon emissions by the middle of the century, but how to achieve this remains unclear, a report showed on Thursday.