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Canada Joins International Renewable Energy Agency

Canada has today officially become the 160th member of IRENA. 


Canada Set to Become Member of International Renewable Energy Agency

Canada is set to become a Member of the agency after confirming its intention to begin the membership applications process. 


Canada and IRENA - Exploring opportunities for collaboration with Canadian firms

The session provided an overview of IRENA, Canada’s membership to IRENA, and presented new tools available to Canadian companies and Trade Commissioners, to help them develop impactful renewable energy projects on the global stage.

  • 15 July 2020
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  • Finance & Investment, Climate Change
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  • Webinar



Empowering Communities to Reap the Multiple Benefits of Renewable Energy

The participation and ownership by citizens or members of a defined community in a renewable energy project creates local socio-economic value and helps foster more positive attitudes towards renewables.


Coupling ocean energy with other sectors: Innovative business models and complementarities with renewable offshore technologies

IRENA's workshop brought together experts from the field of offshore energy and provided a platform for conversations, debates and new collaborations between academia, government and industry.

  • 16 October 2019
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  • Innovation
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  • Halifax, Canada

100% by 2050 – Vancouver’s roadmap to urban sustainability

Vancouver is leading this urban energy transformation by committing itself to 100% renewables by 2050 through an ambitious, well-defined roadmap for a sustainable, carbon-free future. 


Bioenergy from boreal forests: Swedish approach to sustainable wood use

Active forest management has helped to boost bioenergy resources. Swedish experience offers valuable lessons for emerging markets.

  • March 2019
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  • Energy Transition, Climate Change
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  • English
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  • Sweden

IRENA points to offshore energy benefits for economies at G7

Speaking at the Oceans Partnership Summit during G7, IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin underlined the potential of offshore renewable energy to meet energy demand, stimulate economic growth and generate employment – hallmarks of the global energy transformation.