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Launch RRA El Salvador

This virtual event will feature the official launch of the RRA El Salvador. The event will serve as a platform to highlight a number of important topics relevant to renewable energy development in El Salvador amongst government officials, partners and other stakeholders to promote the implementation of the recommendations made in the RRA report. The session will build on the...

  • 16 December 2020
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • Virtual Event

Renewables Readiness Assessment: El Salvador

As El Salvador continues developing, renewables can stimulate local commerce and industry, help reduce electricity tariffs and improve people’s welfare.

  • December 2020
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • El Salvador

Kick-off Meeting of Renewables Readiness Assessment El Salvador

The RRA Expert Consultation Workshop gathered stakeholders from across El Salvador’s public sector, private sector, industry, civil society and academia to introduce the RRA process and to discuss challenges and opportunities for the development of renewables in the country.

  • 03 – 04 December 2018
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  • Policy, Power
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  • San Salvador, El Salvador

This is Izalco, a stratovolcano in El Salvador, that through continuous eruptions, formed between 1770 and 1958. This “young” volcano is  a sign of the enormous geothermal energy potential sitting beneath this Central American country.

Geothermal, a Hot Topic in El Salvador

Central American countries seek to bring geothermal to the forefront of future energy development plans.


IRENA Offers El Salvador a Strategic Action Plan To Drive Energy Transformation

IRENA analysis presents 14 concrete actions that can significantly accelerate the country’s uptake of renewable energy.


Validation Workshop of Renewables Readiness Assessment El Salvador

As part of the Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) process, this Validation Workshop jointly be organised by IRENA, El Salvador's Ministry of Economy, and the Hydroelectric Commission, will bring together renewable energy stakeholders to validate the recommendations of the draft RRA report.

  • 29 – 30 October 2019
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  • Energy Transition, Power, Policy
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  • San Salvador, El Salvador

Africa Renewable Energy Dialogue

This Dialogue raised the ambition to accelerate the delivery of distributed renewable energy to the last mile in Africa.

  • 26 July 2021
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  • Policy, Off-grid for Energy Access, Energy Transition
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  • Virtual

HLPF on Sustainable Development
Renewable Energy as a Key Element of Post-COVID Recovery

The event brought together national and sub-regional stakeholders from across Africa to reflect and agree on the role of the energy transition in Africa's response to the current crisis and beyond, in order to achieve sustainable development and climate objectives.

  • 13 July 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Benefits, Off-grid for Energy Access, Finance & Investment
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  • Virtual, Event

Energy Transition Heroes Address Equity and Climate Challenges

In collaboration with Enel Foundation, IRENA launched the “Energy Transition Heroes” series to empower young people by offering a platform to share ideas, be heard and learn from experts in various fields related to the energy transition.


Togo Inaugurates 50MW Solar Plant Financed Under IRENA-ADFD Facility

The new plant has the capacity to power provide electricity to 158,000 homes and small businesses, significantly reducing the country’s dependence on firewood, charcoal, and fuel imports for energy consumption.