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First Africa Renewable Energy Training Week
12-16 October 2015, Arusha, Tanzania

REmap Poland Launch
27 October 2015, Warsaw, Poland

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IRENA in the News

  • Renewables Could Supply Nearly a Quarter of Africa's Energy by 2030: Report

    IRENA report says the continent has the potential to quadruple the proportion of its energy supplied by renewables. Almost a quarter of Africa’s energy needs could feasibly be supplied by renewables within the next 15 years.
    (The Guardian, 6 October 2015)
  • South Africa: Minister Announces 10 Small-Scale IPPs

    Mr. Adnan Amin, the Director-General of IRENA said Africa had the potential of upping its generation of renewable energy from 5 per cent to 22 per cent by 2030. He said as the demand for electricity is projected to grow by 2030, renewable energy would contribute towards the electrifying of households across the continent.
    (All Africa, 5 October 2015)


Press Releases

  • 5 October 2015

    Africa Can Quadruple Share of Renewable Energy by 2030

    The African continent could generate nearly a quarter of its energy needs through the use of indigenous, clean, renewable energy by 2030, according to a new report by IRENA.


  • 2 Oct 2015

    G20 Embraces Renewables at Energy Ministers Meeting

    Energy ministers from the G20 countries and heads of international organizations affirmed their commitment to renewable energy at the first-ever G20 Energy Ministers Meeting in Istanbul today. The high-level participants endorsed a 11-point Communiqué, including the adoption of a renewable energy toolkit, which provides options for G20 countries to take a long-term, integrated and sustainable approach towards enhanced deployment of renewable energy.


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