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  • 24 July 2012

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). By collaborating, both parties will strengthen their activities to more efficiency and higher quality, with the ultimate aim of enhancing sustainable development and renewable energy globally. The cooperation is, among other areas, focused on […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) held the 7th meeting of its Council in Abu Dhabi with a record number of country representatives. Delegates from 96 countries travelled to Abu Dhabi to discuss climate change, the socio-economic benefits of renewable energy, and ways to accelerate its deployment in developed economies. The Honorable Governor Deval Patrick […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Authorities & Government, Technology

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has signed a supplementary agreement to the Headquarters Agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The new agreement outlines the specific conditions governing IRENA’s occupancy of its headquarters building in Masdar City. The Headquarters Agreement signed in 2012 is a foundational document that outlines the relationship between the Agency […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Environment

    International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), an intergovernmental organization made up from 146 members that promotes the adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy, is today marking the fifth anniversary of its formal creation.

  • 22 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    IRENA’s Project Navigator aims to facilitate the effective development of renewable energy projects worldwide. The Project Navigator tool launched by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) provides project developers with the knowledge, tools, case studies and practices needed to support the successful completion of their projects, IRENA’s press release reads. Adnan Amin, IRENA’s General Director, […]

  • 16 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Istanbul/Bonn (WWEA) – On the occasion of the 9th World Wind Energy Conference 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey, the Board of the World Wind Energy Association has decided to give the World Wind Energy Award 2010 to the Founding Member States of the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA and hand it over to IRENA’s Interim Director […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Over 500 leaders from government, business and civil society gathered at the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to discuss scaling up renewable energy as the cornerstone of global climate change mitigation. The Financial Times-IRENA Question Time Debate event featured a special address by Ban Ki-moon, United Nations General Secretary, who spoke about […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have launched the fifth round of funding for renewable energy projects in developing countries.

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Adnan Amin, General Director of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), has met with Ban Ki-moon, General Secretary of the United Nations, to discuss the rapid scale-up of renewable energy. The two discussed plans for UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) renewable energy day, which will be held in Paris in December, as well as IRENA’s […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) opened its Africa High-level Consultative Forum, one of the year’s largest summits of African energy ministers and experts and the only to concentrate exclusively on renewable energy. Building on the endorsement of IRENA’s 148 member countries for an initial focus on renewable energy deployment in Africa, the Forum […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) aims to assist countries in their transition to renewable energy-based power systems. ‘The Age of Renewable Power’ identifies 20 measures that can be taken to support the development of national roadmaps to integrate variable renewables. It also highlights lessons learned by countries already pursuing a […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) held the 7th meeting of its Council in Abu Dhabi with a record number of country representatives. Delegates from 96 countries travelled to Abu Dhabi to discuss climate change, the socio-economic benefits of renewable energy, and ways to accelerate its deployment in developed economies. The Honorable Governor Deval Patrick […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has recently welcomed three additional Permanent Representatives, bringing the number of Permanent Representatives accredited to the Agency to 18. “More and more countries recognize the growing importance of renewable energy and IRENA welcomes the new Permanent Representatives to the Agency,” said Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of IRENA. “As an […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    Heads of state and governments, more than 120 ministers and representatives from 160 countries will gather this week to discuss how to accelerate renewable energy deployment in support of the sustainable development goals and global climate objectives. The officials will attend the ninth Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) – the world’s principal […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Environment, Research & Development

    IRENA has published a guide on renewable energy auctions designed to decrease costs, attract investment and drive global renewable energy deployment. The six-volume guidebook ‘Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design’ aims to advise policy makers on the implications of different approaches to such auctions, IRENA’s press release reads. The set, structured around key auction […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Authorities & Government

    Roughly 30 legislators, representing all regions of the world, are meeting today in Abu Dhabi at the Legislators Forum 2016 to discuss the deployment of renewable energy, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) announced. The Forum, being held on the eve of the IRENA’s sixth Assembly, will facilitate dialogue between legislators on critical elements of the energy transformation […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    IRENA has launched a platform that offers access to 2 million patents and 400 standards for renewable energy technology. The International Standards and Patents in Renewable Energy platform, also known as INSPIRE, aims to help users search through, locate and analyse 400 international standards and more than 2 million patents for renewable energy technology, IRENA’s […]

  • 14 January 2013

    China has announced it will join the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), a milestone in international efforts to double the share of renewable energy worldwide by 2030. The accession of China – a world leader in technology manufacturing and the use of wind, solar and hydropower – marks a major step toward universal membership for […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Research & Development

    IRENA’s new report estimates that 7.7 million people have been employed in renewable energy sector in 2014. The report ‘Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2015’ indicates an increase of 18 percent in renewable energy sector employment from the last year’s figure of 6.5 million. According to International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the 10 countries […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) gathered representatives from over 90 countries in Abu Dhabi to review and recommend actions to scale-up renewable energy around the world. The two-day meeting opened on the heels of the release of the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which recommended the decarbonisation of the world’s […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Authorities & Government

    Roughly 30 legislators, representing all regions of the world, are meeting today in Abu Dhabi at the Legislators Forum 2016 to discuss the deployment of renewable energy, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) announced. The Forum, being held on the eve of the IRENA’s sixth Assembly, will facilitate dialogue between legislators on critical elements of the energy transformation […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) gathered representatives from over 90 countries in Abu Dhabi to review and recommend actions to scale-up renewable energy around the world. The two-day meeting opened on the heels of the release of the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which recommended the decarbonisation of the world’s […]