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IRENA Director-General on energy in the post-2015 agenda

Organised one year after the Rio+20 Summit, the third Vienna Energy Forum was hosted on 28-30 May in Vienna by UNIDO, the Austrian Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the IISA. IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin contributed to a high-level...

  • May 2013

Developing world ripe for wind energy

New markets need to be opened worldwide for wind power to regain its stellar pre-2009 growth rates, which helped to make it a mainstream energy source in many markets, said the head of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) at a conference...

  • February 2013

Renewables meet key Southern needs

Investment in renewable energy today would meet four key imperatives for development of the global South: financial viability, energy access, energy security and sustainability, said IRENA Director-General Adnan Z Amin.

  • November 2012

Vienna Energy Forum – 21-23 June 2011

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  • August 2011

IRENA retreat in Austria, 14 – 17 April, 2009

Impressions of the IRENA retreat. At Austria’s invitation, more than 100 delegates from 52 countries convened in Vienna and Styria between 14 to 17 April, 2009 to exchange views on IRENA’s interim work programme.

  • April 2009