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IRENA Pushes for Bigger NDCs in 2020

In a sensible reminder of how the ground situation has changed to open up new facilities, IRENA’s (International Renewable Energy Agency) call for higher ambition on NDC’s should be heeded. Making a strong case for the new NDC round discussions starting in 2020, IRENA has put forward the case based on a simple fact. That […]

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IRENA and EBRD Sign Agreement to Strengthen Cooperation

IRENA and EBRD have signed an MoU to strengthen their relationship and accelerate efforts to rapidly increase the share of renewable power in EBRD countries The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) allowing the two organisations to strengthen their relationship […]

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Double the Share of Renewables to Achieve Energy Transition Goals

The share of renewables in global power should more than double by 2030 to advance the global energy transformation, achieve SDGs according to IRENA. The share of renewables in global power should more than double by 2030 to advance the global energy transformation, achieve sustainable development goals and a pathway to climate safety, according to […]

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ADFD Approves Record $105 mn Funding for 8 RE Projects

ADFD has approved USD 105 million for eight renewable energy projects in developing countries in the seventh cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has confirmed the allocation of approximately USD 105 million for eight renewable energy projects in developing countries in the seventh cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project […]

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Energy Transformation can Employ 40 mn People in Renewables: Report

The renewables sector could employ more than 40 million people by 2050 under IRENA’s climate-safe energy path, according to a new report. The renewables sector could employ more than 40 million people by 2050 under the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) climate-safe energy path, according to a new report published by the Agency during its […]

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IRENA Report on Renewables for Refugee Settlements

Refugees and displaced people mostly depend on the energy that is unsustainable and can harm their health and well-being. Sustainable energy based on renewables, in contrast, bridges the gap between humanitarian response and development, enhancing the well-being of displaced people and communities. This study from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), prepared in collaboration with […]

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New Report Shows Potential of Renewable Energy in Refugee Settlements

On-site renewable energy solutions can cost-effectively supply refugee communities with low-cost, reliable electricity, according to a new report On-site renewable energy solutions can cost-effectively supply refugee communities with low-cost, reliable electricity, according to the findings of a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in cooperation with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. There […]

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Renewable Energy Ambition in NDCs Must Double by 2030: IRENA

Countries are being urged to raise renewable energy ambition and adopt targets to transform the global energy system in the next round of NDCs Countries are being urged to significantly raise renewable energy ambition and adopt targets to transform the global energy system in the next round of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), according to a […]

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IRENA Report on Future of Solar Photovoltaic

Wind energy and concentrated solar power (CSP) have reduced their costs significantly, but it is solar photovoltaic (PV) that has reduced its costs dramatically, thanks to rapid developments in China. And a new report has predicted that with annual investments of more than 7 billion, Latin America’s solar PV capacity could increase from the current 7 […]

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