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Mauritania

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Renewables Readiness Assessment: Mauritania

Mauritania possesses significant renewable energy resources, which could be developed to strengthen the economy and improve access to energy. Solar and wind energy technologies are well suited for integration into the country’s existing network of mini-grids, according to this Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) report released by the International Renewable Energy...

  • September 2015
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English, French
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  • Mauritania

Mauritania Post-RRA Support workshop

  • 10 – 11 December 2017
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  • Nouakchott, Mauritania

Utility-scale Solar and Wind Areas: Mauritania

The report provides insights on the country’s potential to adopt solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power.

  • June 2021
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  • Benefits, Policy
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  • English, French
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  • Mauritania

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Mauritania is Well Positioned to Fuel Economic Growth with Renewable Energy

Developing Mauritania’s significant renewable energy resources will allow the country to grow its local economy and improve access to energy, according to a report released today by IRENA, in association with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).


New Member for IRENA – Islamic Republic of Mauritania signed the Statute

IRENA´s Statute signed by Ambassador Mamadou Diakité on 7 May 2009 


Disrupting the Status Quo: Accelerating the Global Energy Transition for a 1.5°C Future

Under the auspices of the Marrakesh Partnership for Global Climate Action and in cooperation with the High-Level Climate Champions, IRENA took the lead in organising the event that aimed at catalysing and showcasing accelerated action to meet the goals of both the Paris Agreement and SDG 7 on sustainable energy.


Advancing renewables in developing countries

This report reviews the progress of innovative projects supported by IRENA/ADFD Project Facility, a partnership to expand renewable energy access in developing countries and fulfil Sustainable Development Goals.

  • January 2020
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  • Benefits, Energy Transition
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  • English

Advancing Renewables in Developing Countries

The IRENA/ADFD Project Facility represents a partnership between the two key organisations to promote renewable energy in developing countries. This report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) reviews concrete progress over the first five years of their joint facility to finance such projects.

  • January 2019
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access, Finance & Investment
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  • English
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  • Maldives, Mali

ADFD Approves USD25 Million for Solar PV Projects in Mauritius and Rwanda

Projects selected via IRENA/ADFD Project Facility will support poverty alleviation through renewable energy.


New Funds Available for Renewable Energy Projects in Developing Countries

IRENA is now welcoming applications for a fourth round of funding to support renewable energy projects in developing countries. The funding round of approximately USD 50 million now available is part of a USD 350 million commitment by the UAE to provide concessional loans to projects endorsed by IRENA over seven funding cycles, through the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD).