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Energy Transformation in Southern Africa Boosted by IRENA & SACREEE Agreement

The two organisations will work on building regional capacity and attracting sustainable energy investments The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to work together on accelerating the deployment renewable energy solutions, including decentralised technologies, in […]

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IRENA Members endorse launch of Global High-Level Forum on Energy Transition

New trend-setting platform aims to spur energy transition as integral part of COVID-19 recovery IRENA’s Members overwhelmingly approved the establishment of a new, vision-building Global High-Level Forum on Energy Transition, using IRENA’s knowledge and convening powers to centre-stage energy transitions at the heart of an effective post-COVID recovery. The decision concludes the Agency’s annual Assembly […]

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Masdar, PT PJBI Form JV to Drive Development of Indonesia’s 1st Floating Solar Plant

Masdar, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, and PT PJBI, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s state electricity company PT PLN (Persero), today announced the formation of a joint venture to drive the development of the Cirata Floating Photovoltaic Power Plant – Indonesia’s first floating PV project. The new company, PT. Pembangkitan Jawa Bali Masdar Solar Energi (PMSE), was […]

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Making Green Hydrogen a Cost-Competitive Climate Solution

As global economies turn increasingly carbon neutral, IRENA drives hydrogen agenda and sees renewable hydrogen at least cost possible within decade Hydrogen produced with renewable electricity could compete on costs with fossil fuel alternatives by 2030, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published today. A combination of falling costs for […]

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IRENA Offers Recommendations to Accelerate El Salvador’s Energy Transition

IRENA analysis presents 14 concrete actions that can significantly accelerate the country’s uptake of renewable energy Enhancing long-term planning for the renewable energy sector, fostering project development and establishing clear institutional frameworks are among the key action areas that can significantly accelerate the deployment of renewable energy in El Salvador, according to recently published recommendations […]

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IRENA and AfDB to Scale up Renewable Investments in Africa

IRENA and AfDB have agreed to work together to advance energy transition through initiatives that support renewable investments in Africa The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and the African Development Bank (AfDB), have agreed to work closely together to advance the energy transition in Africa through joint initiatives that support investments in low-carbon energy projects. […]

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Urgent Action Needed for the Energy Transition in Heating and Cooling

Heating and cooling based on renewable energy has emerged as an urgent priority for countries striving to meet climate goals and build resilient, sustainable economies. The transition to cleaner, more sustainable heating and cooling solutions can attract investment, create millions of new jobs and help to drive a durable economic recovery in the wake of […]

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IRENA and Ocean Energy Europe Partner to Drive Ocean Energy Industry

New IRENA reports forecast a 20-fold growth potential of ocean energy by 2030, providing coastal communities with a climate-safe roadmap for COVID-19 recovery The CEO of Ocean Energy Europe (OEE), Rémi Gruet and the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Francesco La Camera, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today at the annual Ocean Energy Europe […]

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IRENA and Pacific Community Announce Joint Efforts to Boost Recovery

Two organisations will work closely to enhance policy, support project development, and attract investments to the Pacific The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Pacific Community (SPC) will work together to support Pacific island countries transition their energy systems to renewable energy sources as part of a drive support the post-pandemic recovery. With around 64 per […]

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