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Boosting Renewables in Cities is Vital to Achieve Climate and Development Goals

Cities now have an unprecedented opportunity to transform and decarbonise their energy supply and use, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
  • October 2016


IRENA Joins Public/Private Sector Initiative to Boost Corporate Sourcing of Renewables

Governments and private sector corporations will collaborate to scale up renewable energy in support of the Paris Agreement under a campaign launched today at the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) meeting in San Francisco. The Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Campaign will build partnerships to increase the number of companies committed to sourcing renewable energy for...
  • June 2016

IRENA Helps Countries to Implement Quality Control for Renewable Energy Technologies

The most up-to-date information on how to develop and implement quality control for renewable energy technologies is now available.
  • December 2015

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New IRENA Platform Supports Renewable Energy Innovation, Quality and Collaboration

Policy makers and other energy sector players can now access the world’s largest collection of global renewable energy standards and patents, thanks to a new online platform launched today by IRENA.
  • July 2015


IRENA Encourages UAE Youth to Create Tomorrow’s Energy Solutions

As Emirati youth gather today in Dubai to spark the scientific innovations of tomorrow, IRENA encourages youth participation in the renewable energy sector as a means to solve future challenges.
  • May 2015


First-Ever Model IRENA Programme Engages Youth on Energy and Climate Issues

Local youth leaders gathered yesterday in Abu Dhabi to take part in the first-ever programme exposing youth to the inner workings of the agency tasked with supporting the global uptake of renewable energy.
  • April 2015