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IRENA and RCREEE Strengthen Energy Transition Collaboration in MENA Region

IRENA head signs new agreement with RCREEE Executive Director; hails ability of renewables to safeguard “future generations”.


IRENA at MENA Climate Week 2022

IRENA participated in the Middle East and North Africa Regional Climate Week taking place in Dubai, UAE (28-31 March 2022).

  • 28 – 31 March 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Climate Change
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  • Dubai, UAE

Consultative Workshop on IRENA North African Power Pool Modelling

Two-day online workshop was realised to follow up on the high-priority issues identified by regional participants in the 2019 IRENA AVRIL workshop and to align IRENA’s efforts with the ongoing efforts towards establishment of a regional North African masterplan.

  • 21 – 22 March 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Power, Off-grid for Energy Access, Policy, Costs
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  • Virtual

IRENA Innovation Day in Canada

IRENA Innovation Day: Canada took place virtually on 23rd and 24th March 2022.

  • 23 – 24 March 2022
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  • Innovation
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  • Virtual

Renewable Energy and Electricity Interconnections for a Sustainable Northeast Asia

This report, a joint study between IRENA and the Korea Energy Economics Institute (KEEI), provides new perspectives on the interconnection potential in Northeast Asia and valuable insights for policy makers and key stakeholders.

  • May 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English

IRENA-AfDB report: Energy Transition Central to Africa’s Economic Future

Report suggests need for comprehensive policy framework towards an African Green Deal to overcome structural dependencies, raise GDP by 6.4% and create 26 million jobs by 2050.


Renewable Energy Market Analysis: Africa and its Regions

The report lays out a pathway to a renewable-based energy system and shows that the transition promises substantial gains in GDP, employment, and human welfare in each region of the African continent.

  • January 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Finance & Investment
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  • English, Chinese

De-Risking Investments in North Macedonia

This report, developed by IRENA and UNDP under the Climate Promise cooperation framework, aims to support North Macedonia accelerate the implementation of its enhanced NDC.

  • October 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Heating & Cooling
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  • English

Global Renewable Energy Forum 2021

The 5th edition of the Global Renewable Energy Forum (GREF) focused on net zero-emission pathways of the public and private sectors and on the role of cities in the energy transition.

  • 16 September 2021
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  • Climate Change, Energy Transition, Innovation
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  • Virtual

COP 26 Climate-Energy Dialogue in the Middle East and North Africa region

IRENA, in partnership with the UNFCCC and UK COP26 Presidency, hosted a webinar on “COP 26 Climate-Energy Dialogue in the Middle East and North Africa region”, providing a regional forum for the discussion on driving energy transition and building momentum on climate action.

  • 27 April 2021
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  • Climate Change, Energy Transition, Finance & Investment, Heating & Cooling
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  • Virtual