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Global Atlas training session: Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region
17 December, Cairo

Renewable Energy Training Week (first in series)
25 January, Abu Dhabi

Global Atlas training session: Latin America
2 February, Lima

Island Energy Transitions: Pathways for Accelerated Uptake of Renewables
8-9 April, Martinique

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IRENA in the News

  • Graphene Nanotechnology makes Desalination 100 times more Efficient

    According to information published by the IRENA, the world’s desalination plants consume approximately 360 million kilowatt-hours each day.
    (Green Prophet, 16 December 2014)
  • IRENA Publishes Second Edition of NAMA Handbook

    IRENA has released the second edition of the 'IRENA Handbook on Renewable Energy Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs),' which guides policy makers and NAMA developers as they seek to use NAMAs to deploy renewable energy and mitigate climate change.
    (IISD, 15 December 2014)


Press Releases

  • 7 Dec 2014

    Round Three of US$350 Million IRENA-ADFD Renewable Energy Funding Cycle Opens

    In line with ADFD commitment to support renewal energy projects in cooperation with IRENA by extending concessional finance of up to USD 350 million over 7 cycles Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have announced the opening of the third Funding Cycle for the Project Facility.


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The Africa Clean Energy Corridor initiative aims at accelerating expansion of renewable electricity production in Africa