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Renewables and Improved Cooling Technologies Key to Reducing India's Water Use

New IRENA-WRI analysis finds that urgent action can significantly lower intensities of water withdrawal and consumption, while substantially reducing carbon emissions intensity by 2030.

  • January 2018
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  • Press Releases

IRENA Eighth Assembly Live Blog

Rolling coverage of IRENA Eighth Assembly events as they happen

  • January 2018
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IRENA, Abu Dhabi provide 25 mln USD for green energy in Africa

  • 14 January 2018
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  • Xinhua (China)
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  • IRENA In the News

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Investments in Renewables: IRENA Analyses Where that Money is, and isn’t, Coming From

New report identifies the investment trends driving global energy transformation.

  • January 2018
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New Global Commission to Examine Geopolitics of Energy Transformation

IRENA Commission to analyse how energy transformation driven by renewables will impact foreign policies and geopolitics

  • January 2018
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  • Press Releases

Running on renewables transforming transportation through renewable technologies

Ministerial Roundtable explores links between an increasingly electrified transport sector and accelerated renewable energy deployment, with a view to scaling up the use of renewables in e-mobility.

  • January 2018
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  • Articles

Through Renewables, Islands Seek to Turn Urgency into Opportunity

New IRENA tools and platforms to aid energy transition among small island states seek to turn urgency into opportunity

  • January 2018
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ADFD Approves USD25 Million for Solar PV Projects in Mauritius and Rwanda

Projects selected via IRENA/ADFD Project Facility will support poverty alleviation through renewable energy.

  • January 2018
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  • Press Releases

Onshore Wind Power Now as Affordable as Any Other Source, Solar to Halve by 2020

New IRENA report finds all renewable technologies to be competitive by 2020. New age of renewable energy driven by technology improvements, competitive procurement, and a growing cadre of highly experienced, global project developers.

  • January 2018
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  • Press Releases

Fossil fuels blown away by wind in cost terms: study

  • 13 January 2018
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  • AFP (France)
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  • IRENA In the News