IRENA Membership

Events

World Future Energy Summit
19-22 January, Abu Dhabi

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

  • GCC renewable energy targets will cut water use by 22%

    Realising the renewable energy targets of the GCC will result in a 22% reduction in water consumption for power generation and associated fuel extraction, according to a new report by IRENA.
    (Yahoo Maktoob, 22 January 2015)
  • Low Oil Prices Won’t Hurt Clean Energy

    A new report from IRENA has found that the cost of generating renewable energy is now equal to or below the cost of fossil fuels in many parts of the world.
    (Climate Progress, 20 January 2015)

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Press Releases

  • 19 Jan 2015

    IRENA Leads the Way as Global Knowledge Hub on Renewable Energy

    The best available data and information on renewable energy is now freely accessible. REsource, the online knowledge platform launched this week by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), enables users to easily find country-specific data, create customized charts and graphs, and compare countries on metrics like renewable energy use and deployment. It also provides information on renewable energy market statistics, potentials, policies, finance, costs, benefits, innovations, education and other topics.

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