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Targeted Public Spending, Policy Action will Bring Immediate Jobs, Boost GDP: Report

Governments can align immediate economic stimulus needs with medium to long-term decarbonisation and sustainable development objectives by targeting policy measures and public spending towards the energy transformation said the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in its newly published report. The intergovernmental agency, IRENA, in its report “Post-COVID recovery: An agenda for resilience, development and equality” outlines […]

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IRENA Report on Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2019

Renewables are increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds. The report, ‘Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2019’, shows that more than half of the renewable capacity added in 2019 achieved lower power costs than the cheapest new coal plants. The report […]

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Renewables Increasingly Cheaper Than new Fossil Fuels Based Capacity: IRENA

Renewable power is increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, a new report by IRENA finds. Renewables are increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds. The report, ‘Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2019’, shows that more than half […]

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Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report (2020)

his joint tracking report monitors and assesses global progress in the quest for sustainable, affordable, reliable, and modern energy services for everyone. Published annually by the custodian agencies of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 on energy, the report serves to guide international co-operation and policy-making to achieve universal, sustainable energy access by 2030. The annual […]

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COVID-19 Intensifies Need to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Globally

A new report has found that the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy by 2030 unless efforts are scaled up significantly Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy by 2030 unless […]

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IRENA Pitches For a Green Recovery Path from Covid-19

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), under its Coalition for Action initiative, has made a pitch for ensuring that steps taken to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide are green. The 100 Member coalition of renewable energy players has given a concrete action plan that seeks to ensure a rapid and sustained economic recovery that […]

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IRENA, ESCAP Ramp Up Efforts to Improve Clean Energy Accessibility in APAC Region amid Covid-19

This is significant as the Asia-Pacific region is home to almost half of the world’s population, and is largely dependent on fossil fuels. With an aim to jointly work towards improving access to sustainable energy across the Asia-Pacific region, Abu Dhabi-headquartered International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for […]

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IRENA’s Coalition for Action Calls for Green Recovery Based on Renewables

As COVID-19 rapidly devastates communities and livelihoods, effective response measures are urgently needed to address the immediate as well as the longer-term impacts of the crisis. Over 100 leading players in renewable energy, gathered under the IRENA Coalition for Action, have come together in a joint call for action, putting forward concrete recommendations on how governments can ensure […]

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Renewable Energy can Support Resilient and Equitable Recovery: IRENA

Advancing the renewable-based energy transformation is an opportunity to meet international climate goals while boosting economic growth, IRENA has revealed. Advancing the renewable-based energy transformation is an opportunity to meet international climate goals while boosting economic growth, creating millions of jobs and improving human welfare by 2050, the first Global Renewables Outlook released by the […]

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