IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin, at a panel of experts on climate matters, urged Pacific countries to work together on scaling up renewable energy.
ABC News, 3 September 2013
The International Renewable Energy Agency concluded its 6th Council meeting in Abu Dhabi yesterday. Delegates and representatives of 21 IRENA Members deliberated over two days the Agency’s Work Programme for 2014-2015.
The steady growth of renewable energy technologies and cost-competitiveness of solar and wind power call for a smarter approach to power-grid management. The latest working paper from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) examines smart-grid technologies as a way to accommodate larger shares of electricity from renewable sources.
Smart Grids and Renewables: A Guide for Effective Deployment, released at an IRENA Council meeting in Abu Dhabi on 11 December, is part of the intergovernmental agency’s expanding technology roadmap for the integration of renewable power.
On the occasion of the sixth meeting of its Council in Abu Dhabi, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) yesterday launched a unique web portal dedicated to renewable energy cost analysis (www.irena.org/costs). The portal provides access to IRENA’s data and analysis at no cost to users.
Call for Applications: Solar PV training for West African entrepreneurs
Deadline: 1 November 2013
In an effort to promote talented academics, and with the generous support of the
Government of the United Arab Emirates, IRENA awards up to 20 scholarships annually
for students taking up a MSc study programme at the Abu Dhabi based MASDAR Institute
of Science and Technology. IRENA Scholars are entitled to attend monthly lectures
on renewable energy policies, technologies and trends. If you want to read more,
please click here.
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