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IRENA and China Sign Landmark Co-operation to Address Climate Change

New MoU between IRENA and China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment promotes carbon neutrality through renewables.
  • June 2021

China and IRENA Boost Ties as Leading Renewables Market Eyes Carbon Neutrality Goals

IRENA and National Energy Administration of China sign MoU to advance the transition and cooperate on market development.
  • June 2021

IRENA and China State Grid Agree to Advance Transition Through Power System Enhancements

IRENA and SGCC have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two organisations work closely to support grid enhancements, system flexibility and sector-coupling in China and IRENA’s Clean Energy Corridor regions.
  • April 2021

IRENA to Help Deliver Low-Carbon 2022 Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou, China

International Renewable Energy Agency to support Zhangjiakou, in Hebei Province, become China’s first energy transition pilot city
  • March 2018

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IRENA and State Grid of China to Cooperate on Accelerating Energy Transition

IRENA to work with world’s largest utility to improve grid efficiency 
  • June 2017

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IRENA Expands Effort to Drive Corporate Renewable Energy Use

New research will assess corporate sourcing of renewables globally and feed into the REmade Index
  • June 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

G20 Energy Ministers Recognise Progress on Renewables, Set Stage for More Action

Energy Ministers and other senior officials recognised recent progress to scale up renewable energy and examined opportunities for even greater action today on the sidelines of the G20 Energy Ministers meeting in Beijing.
  • June 2016

New IRENA Report Presents Options to Boost Renewable Energy Investment

A new report released today on the margins of the G20 Energy Ministers meeting in Beijing provides policy makers, financial institutions and project developers with a range of options to help scale up investment in renewable energy.
  • June 2016

Renewable Energy Offers Solution to Reduce Carbon and Water Use in China’s Power Sector

Scaling up renewable energy and introducing improved plant cooling technologies in China’s power sector can reduce water-intensity up to 42 per cent and emissions-intensity up to 37 per cent in 2030, according to a new joint brief by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and China Water Risk.
  • March 2016