International Renewable Energy Agency

Employment in Renewables Rose to 13.7 Mn in 2022, Solar Largest Employer: ILO

The ILO, in a joint initiative with the the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released the tenth edition of  Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2023. The report explores the connection between renewable energy which is attracting increasing investment, and leading to job creation among countries. Surge in Employment in Renewable Energy The report […]

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SIDS to Strive for New Goal of 10 GW Renewable Energy Installed Capacity by 2030

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released its report entitled, ‘SIDS Lighthouses Initiative: Progress and way forward’. The report places an emphasis on the urgency to deal with the impact of climate change on Small Island Developing States (SIDS). At the 27th meeting of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP27), held […]

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GOWA Has Shot In The Arm: CIP Joins Alliance For 380-GW Offshore Wind Deployment Worldwide

Just when the world is grappled with renewables expansion to arrest climate change, the Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has announced that its joining the Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA) is developing 380 GW of wind capacity globally and helping countries transform their economies using offshore wind power. GOWA is an international coalition founded by the […]

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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 Report on Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2021

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has published this research report titled Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2021. In 2021, the cost-effectiveness of renewable energy increased further. Their crucial role in the transition to an economical and technically achievable net zero future is confirmed by data from the IRENA Renewable Cost Database and analysis of current […]

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Global Data Report 2022 on Renewable Energy Capacity And Consumption

Global data report on renewable energy capacity and consumption are produced by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Data sets for actual power generation from 2012 to 2020, power generation capacity from 2012 to 2022, and renewable energy balances for more than 150 nations and regions from 2019 to 2020 are all included in Renewable […]

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ADFD, Masdar Join 1.5 GW Renewables Platform of IRENA

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has announced the signing of agreements with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (popularly known as Masdar) that formalises the fund’s anchor investment of $ 400 million to Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform of IRENA. The official statement of IRENA […]

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Norwegian Prime Minister Revises Offshore Wind Ambitions

Norway may see its first commercial scale offshore wind farm coming up in coming years as Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store has declared that Norway will be allocating 30 GW of offshore wind energy capacity by 2040. The announcement means that Norway will be producing wind energy equal to actual energy consumption by Norway in […]

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