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EXPO 2017 – Future Energy
10 June – 10 September 2017
Astana, Kazakhstan

High-Level Conference of the Global Geothermal Alliance
11 – 12 September 2017
Florence, Italy

Forum on Regional Cooperation: Developing Quality Infrastructure for Photovoltaic Energy Generation
11 – 15 September 2017
Santiago, Chile

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IRENA in the News

  • The G20 and Accelerating the Energy Transition: A Clear Path Forward

    G20 leaders are meeting in Hamburg at a time when the world has embarked on a major global energy transition which is gaining momentum every year. In this context, IRENA’s new study titled Perspectives for the energy transition: Investment needs for a low-carbon energy system finds that a decarbonisation of the energy sector by 2050, is both technically feasible and economically attractive. (Huffington Post (USA), 6 Jul 2017)
  • Clean Energy Can Meet 90% of Paris Energy-Related Goals Ahead of G20 Meeting, IRENA Says More Innovation Is Needed

    Ahead of the G20 meeting which starts in Hamburg at the end of this week, IRENA has published a report showing that clean energy could achieve 90% of the energy-related CO emission reductions required to meet the central goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. IRENA says that further technological breakthroughs and new business models are needed to fulfil this potential.
    ( UNFCCC (Germany) , 5 July 2017)
  • China is crushing the U.S. in renewable energy

    China may be the planet's biggest polluter but it's also powering ahead of other countries on renewable energy. More than 2.5 million people work in the solar power sector alone in China, compared with 260,000 people in the U.S., according to the most recent annual report from IRENA. China currently boasts 3.5 million jobs in clean energy, by far the most in the world, according to IRENA. ( CNN (USA) , 18 July 2017)


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