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IRENA session at G-STIC 2017
23 – 25 October 2017
Brussels, Belgium

Renewable Future – Lecture Series
12 October 2017 – 25 January 2018
Bonn, Germany

Global Green Growth Week 2017: Unlocking Africa’s Green Growth Potential
17 – 20 October 2017
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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IRENA in the News

  • Puerto Rico hurricane shows islands must have renewable energy (Opinion)

    As the world resumes climate talks in Bonn next month, island states will use the devastating hurricane season to fuel calls for expanded renewable energy investment. Developed in partnership with IRENA, IRIE’s objective is to enhance political coordination and outreach to development partners with a view to mobilising the resources finance, technology, and capacity building that small islands need to make a rapid transition to renewable energy.
    ( Climate Home News (UK) , 17 Oct 2017)
  • Small island nations display climate solidarity

    Small island states and nations with developing economies pledged to take a stronger initiative in the fight against climate change, low-carbon leaders said. "Small island developing nations have been frontrunners in the global drive to scale-up renewables," Adnan Amin, Director-General of IRENA, said in a statement. "This meeting is further evidence of their collective commitment to strengthen the momentum of the global energy transition." ( UPI (USA) , 13 Oct 2017)
  • IRENA: Battery storage capacity tipped to grow 17-fold by 2030 as costs plummet

    Rapid reductions in stationary battery storage development costs could lead to a 17-fold growth in installed capacity worldwide by 2030, according to IRENA. A report by the Agency estimates development costs associated with stationary battery storage applications could plunge 66 per cent by 2030. ( Business Green (UK) , 09 Oct 2017)


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