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India and IRENA Strengthen Ties as Country Plans Major Renewables and Hydrogen Push

India signals intention to broaden renewable technology base including to green hydrogen.

Hydrogen Economy Hints at New Global Power Dynamics

IRENA says green hydrogen could disrupt global trade and bilateral energy relations, reshaping the positioning of states with new hydrogen exporters and users emerging.

African Renewable Electricity Profiles for Energy Modelling Database: Hydropower

IRENA’s new spatiotemporal data atlas, AfREP-Hydro, covers all existing and several hundred committed, planned and potential future hydropower plants across Africa.

  • December 2021
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English

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.

Facilitating Renewable Energy Project Financing in Africa

The Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform is a new initiative hosted by IRENA that aims to mobilise approximately USD 1 billion capital resources to support the energy transition by 2030.

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

IRENA and World Economic Forum Launch Green Hydrogen Toolbox at COP26

New roadmaps on green hydrogen support policy makers to enable net zero commitments.

IRENA and the European Space Agency Agree to Advance Energy Transition in Space Activities

The new partnership aims to achieve the common goal of ensuring sustainable long-term socio-economic development within planetary boundaries.

IRENA and China Sign Landmark Co-operation to Address Climate Change

New MoU between IRENA and China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment promotes carbon neutrality through renewables.

Majority of New Renewables Undercut Cheapest Fossil Fuel on Cost

Countries urged to power past coal as new report confirms renewables would bring cost savings of USD 156 billion to emerging economies.

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.