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Storage side event at International Congress I+D+I
22 September 2017
Quito, Ecuador

IRENA Co-hosted session at the European Utility Week 2017 
3 – 5 October 2017
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Training the System Operator of Panama on modelling VRE
9 – 13 October 2017
Panama City, Panama

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IRENA in the News

  • Quality assurance crucial for PV market, says IRENA

    In a recent report released by the IRENA, emphasis is placed on quality assurance and the crucial role it plays in achieving a robust photovoltaic market and confidence from investors, policy makers and consumers. IRENA Director-General, Adnan Z. Amin, said: "This forum supports policy-makers and industry across Latin America to implement the quality assurance instruments needed for the successful deployment of PV technology."
    ( ESI Africa (South Africa), 18 Sep 2017)
  • With high-performance cells, China takes aim at high-end solar market

    China, blighted by pollution and long known for churning out cheap manufactured goods, is looking to dominate the high-end of a major growth market. Under a new program, China is pushing the industry to mass market high-performance solar cells. World solar power generation capacity has ballooned to around 300 GW from just 1 GW in 2000, according to IRENA. ( Reuters (UK) , 14 Sep 2017)
  • Geothermal energy: Why hasn't it caught on yet?

    Despite being one of the lowest-cost and most reliable renewable energy sources, harnessing heat from the Earth almost doesn't happen outside Iceland. But leaders meeting in Italy this week are trying to change that. IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin, called this week's Florence Declaration "a milestone that, in the strongest possible terms."
    (Deutsche Welle (Germany), 13 Sep 2017)

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