Francesco La Camera

India & IRENA Forge Partnership to Spur Renewable Energy

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy  has entered into a strategic partnership with International Renewable Energy Agency. The partnership will pave the path for the development of renewable energy. The signatories for said the agreement between India and IRENA were Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Secretary, Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi and IRENA Director-General […]

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RE Employment Rose 700,000 in 2021; Nears 13 million: Report by IRENA & ILO

According to a new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and International Labour Organization (ILO), worldwide employment in the renewable energy sector reached 12.7 million in 2021, representing a jump of 700,000 new jobs in just 12 months. The report named ‘Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2022,’ identifies domestic market size […]

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IRENA And OPEC Fund Join Hands to Unlock Investment For Clean Energy Transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OPEC Fund) have joined hands for the clean energy transition. The mission is to enable access to sustainable finance in emerging and developing economies. A Memorandum of Understanding signed on June 21 in Vienna by IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera and the […]

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IRENA Lends Voice To Enabling Hydrogen Trade Beyond Borders

The transition towards a more sustainable system based on renewables can be accelerated only by making green hydrogen a global trade commodity, said Francesco La Camera, IRENA Director-General. That the world is slowly but steadily waking up to a green Hydrogen economy is a given now. Addressing the Fifth Meeting of the Collaborative Framework on […]

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India could become carbon neutral before its 2070 goal: IRENA chief

India’s focus on decarbonising its steel sector and developing offshore wind power will help it become carbon neutral ahead of its promised goal of 2070, the director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said. IRENA’s Francesco La Camera told an international news agency that India was “very serious” about meeting the challenges and was […]

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IRENA Members launch new cooperation on critical materials

Members of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have launched a new Collaborative Framework on Critical Materials for the Energy Transition, a platform provided by IRENA to exchange knowledge, best practices, and coordinate actions to ensure that the scarcity of minerals and materials does not threaten the accelerated deployment of renewable energy. At the event, […]

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Hydrogen Economy Hints at New Global Power Dynamics: IRENA

Rapid growth of the global hydrogen economy can bring significant geoeconomic and geopolitical shifts giving rise to a wave of new interdependencies, according to new analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation: The Hydrogen Factor sees hydrogen changing the geography of energy trade and regionalising energy relations, hinting at […]

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IRENA, Climate Investment Funds Partner to Advance Energy Transition

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) are joining forces to accelerate investment in clean energy globally as part of a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed yesterday during a virtual signing ceremony with CIF CEO Mafalda Duarte and IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera. Just days ahead of the UN’s […]

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Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally: IRENA

Renewable energy employment worldwide reached 12 million last year, up from 11.5 million in 2019, according to the eighth edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2021. The report was released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) at a high-level opening of IRENA’s Collaborative Framework […]

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