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ECOWAS Renewable Energy Entrepreneurship Support Facility - Technical Training Workshop
7-10 September 2015, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Joint Parallel Event at EU PVSEC 2015 for Solar PV
16 September 2015, Hamburg, Germany

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IRENA in the News

  • Renewable Energy Is No Longer a Political Issue

    “Renewable energy development is increasingly independent of political conflicts,” said Adnan Z. Amin, IRENA Director-General.
    (Svenska Dagbladet, 1 September 2015)
  • Behind Spanish Island’s ‘100% Renewable Energy’ Project Headlines

    IRENA recently released its electricity storage technology roadmap, looking at how electricity storage can support the increased deployment of renewable energy. In light of this, PV Tech Storage spoke to Emanuele Taibi, Island Roadmaps Analyst for IRENA, about the specifics El Hierro’s storage technology and what factors could help it to run on 100% renewable energy and storage for even longer than four hours.
    (PV Tech Storage, 31 August 2015)


Press Releases

  • 2 Aug 2015

    IRENA Head Meets UN Secretary-General to Further Renewable Energy Expansion

    Mr. Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, met at the UN Headquarters in New York to discuss the rapid scale-up of renewable energy and its vital role at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris in December.


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