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IRENA and OLADE Reinforce Commitment to Boost Renewables in Latin America and the Caribbean

OLADE and IRENA have signed a new agreement to work closely in efforts to scale up the deployment of renewable energy in the Latin American and Caribbean region as it pursues ambitious 2030 goals.

Financing Renewable Energy Projects in Latin America and Caribbean Regions

The event aimed to showcase the ETAF Platform and discuss the current environment for the financing renewable technologies in the region from the perspectives of project proponents, government representatives, Multilateral Development Banks, and other climate finance platform initiatives focused on emerging markets and the LAC region.

  • 06 – 07 December 2021
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  • Finance & Investment, Energy Transition
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  • Virtual

World Energy Transition Outlook: Towards a Net Zero Future in Latin America and the Caribbean

IRENA and IDB co-organised this virtual event to provide insights into options, trends and challenges to achieve the Paris Agreement Objectives and limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C and bring CO2 emissions to net zero by 2050. (LAC region)

  • 29 September 2021
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  • Climate Change, Energy Transition, Islands
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  • Virtual

IRENA Members to Expand Cross-border Interconnections as Shares of Renewables Grow

The meeting, facilitated by Uruguay, brought governments, regional organisations, public organisations, development banks and academia to facilitate cross-sectoral cooperation and knowledge sharing.

The IDB and IRENA Foster a Sustainable Energy Future in Latin America and the Caribbean

The signed partnership will help drive the energy transition in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement.

Renewable Energy Day at the Central American Energy Congress 2020

In the framework of Central American Energy Congress (COREN 2020), IRENA organised the Renewable Energy Day 2020

  • 14 October 2020
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  • Webinar

OLADE and IRENA Put Renewables at Heart of Economic Recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

Accelerating renewables could bring 3 million jobs to Latin America as region battles COVID-19

Accelerating Latin America’s Energy Transformation: RE and Economic Recovery

The Latin-American Organization of Energy (OLADE) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) organised a webinar promoting dialogue among Governments, development partners and regional and multilateral institutions on the regional and national perspectives for accelerating energy transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

  • 19 August 2020
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  • Benefits, Costs, Energy Transition, Policy
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  • Webinar

Webinar: IRENA FlexTool Training for Latin America

The IRENA FlexTool training for Latin America, offered basic training on the IRENA FlexTool in the context of ongoing projects in the region. Training was for all the interested stakeholders from the Latin American region.

  • 19 May 2020
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  • Energy Transition, Power
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  • Virtual training

Latin America and the Caribbean Announce Ambitious New Renewables Target

A new LAC region initiative coordinated by the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) and announced to the global community at COP25, sets a regional goal of reaching at least 70 per cent of renewable energy in electricity in by 2030.