Press Releases

25 Sep 2014
Biomass Could Reach 60% of Total Global Renewable Energy Use by 2030
Biomass has an auspicious future in the world’s supply of renewable energy. REmap 2030, the global roadmap developed by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), foresees a major role for modern, sustainable biomass technologies in efforts to double the share of renewables in the global energy mix.
23 Sep 2014
World Leaders Back Major Renewable Energy Initiatives for Africa and Islands at UN Climate Summit
Two initiatives to expand people's energy access through clean, renewable energy will be substantially scaled up in Africa and small island developing states (SIDS), it was announced today at the Climate Summit by a coalition of leaders from government, business and civil society.
10 Sep 2014
Les énergies renouvelables seront cruciales pour les discussions sur le climat à Paris, selon l’IRENA
Tandis que la France se prépare à accueillir la conférence cruciale sur le climat à Paris en décembre 2015, dont le résultat définira les futurs efforts mondiaux, les énergies renouvelables sont de plus en plus sur le devant de la scène dans le débat climatique.
10 Sep 2014
Renewable energy will be key to Paris climate talks, IRENA says
As Paris prepares for its make-or-break Climate Conference in December 2015, renewable energy is taking centre stage. IRENA’s report REthinking Energy, presented at the Senate of France this week, underlines that renewables must be part of any solution to avoid catastrophic climate change.
8 Sep 2014
Global Shift to Renewable Power Urgently Needed to Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change, IRENA Says
Speeding up the adoption of renewable energy technologies is the most feasible route to reduce carbon emissions and avoid catastrophic climate change, says a new report from IRENA. REthinking Energy reviews progress in the transition to a sustainable energy future, focusing on the global power sector.
3 Sep 2014
Renewable Energy Takes Center Stage at Small Island Developing States Conference in Samoa
On the occasion of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, the Government of Samoa, the Government of New Zealand and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) co-organised the Renewable Energy Forum.
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