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Twelfth Session of the IRENA Assembly

The 12th session of the IRENA Assembly took place in a virtual setting from 15 to 16 January 2022 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with related stakeholder and ministerial meetings held on 13 and 14 January 2022.

  • 14 – 16 January 2022
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  • Benefits, Climate Change, Costs, Off-grid for Energy Access, Energy Transition, Finance & Investment, Heating & Cooling, Innovation, Islands, Policy, Power, Statistics, Transport
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  • Abu Dhabi, UAE

2021 IRENA Legislators Forum – Parliamentary actions to scale up renewable investments: Renewable energy as an enabler of services

The Forum convened parliamentary leaders from across the world to discuss global, regional and local agendas relating to a renewables-based energy transition and served as a platform for substantive dialogue amongst legislators and renewable energy experts on the acceleration of the deployment of renewables.

  • 13 January 2021
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  • Benefits, Climate Change, Costs, Off-grid for Energy Access, Energy Transition, Finance & Investment, Heating & Cooling, Innovation, Islands, Policy, Power, Statistics, Transport
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  • Virtual Event

IRENA-Swaziland Energy Planning Capacity-Building Programme: Consultation Workshop

IRENA and the Kingdom of Swaziland’s government held a consultation workshop to present and discuss the draft national energy master plan 2034 document with a group of key energy sector stakeholders

  • 23 November 2017
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  • Power
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  • Manzini, Swaziland

IRENA-Eswatini Energy Planning Capacity-Building Programme: Masterplan 2034 Launch

The Kingdom of Eswatini’s government and IRENA held a festive launch event for the national Eswatini Energy Masterplan 2034 that was developed as result of the joint Energy Planning Capacity-Building Programme.

  • 25 October 2018
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  • Power
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  • Mbabane, Eswatini

IRENA-Swaziland Energy Planning Capacity-Building Programme: Masterplan Development

This training course was part of the IRENA-Swaziland capacity building programme on strategic long-term energy planning.

  • 17 – 28 October 2016
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  • Power
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  • Manzini, Swaziland

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International Renewable Energy Agency Opens Seventh Assembly

Government officials from more than 150 countries and leaders from international organisations, the private sector and civil society are gathering today and tomorrow in Abu Dhabi for the Seventh Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to chart a pathway to a sustainable energy future.


The UMEME Framework for NDC Implementation: Advancing renewable energy in Africa together with national climate plans

The historic Paris climate agreement, adopted by countries around the world in December 2015, aims to the rise of global temperature well below 2 degrees Celsius. Renewable energy will play a key role in this effort, which encompasses developing as well as developed countries, by increasing the supply of cheap and accessible energy in a less carbon-intensive manner.

  • November 2016
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  • Policy, Climate Change
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  • English
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  • Angola, Algeria

Bioethanol in Africa: A Case for Technology Transfer and South-South Cooperation

Sustainable biofuels have an important role to play in Africa’s development. Sugarcane bioethanol is currently the most cost-effective commercial biofuel and has the highest energy balance.

  • October 2016
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  • Benefits, Power
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  • English
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  • Brazil, Benin

Solar PV in Africa: Costs and Markets

The report discusses challenges in policy making and proposes a co-ordinated effort to collect data on the installed costs of solar PV in Africa, across all market segments to improve the efficiency of policy support and accelerate deployment.

  • September 2016
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  • Costs, Off-grid for Energy Access
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  • English
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  • Kenya, Tanzania

IRENA-Swaziland Energy Planning Capacity-Building Programme: Scenario Building

This training course, held by the Kingdom of Swaziland and IRENA, was part of the IRENA-Swaziland capacity building programme on strategic long-term energy planning

  • 27 – 08 July 2016
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  • Energy Transition
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  • Manzini, Swaziland