IRENA spoke to the Permanent Representative of Uganda to the Agency, His Excellency Ambassador Zaake Wanume Kibedi, to learn more about the country’s achievements in the field of renewable energy.
The report outlines ways in which cities can catalyse the shift to a low-carbon future, in turn supporting regional and national governments with the achievement of sustainable energy targets.
Renewable Energy Policies for Cities: Buildings is one of a series of three briefs intended to help policy makers accelerate efforts to create sustainable cities powered by renewable energy.
This brief will highlight best practices in sustainable urban transport and showcase city actions that accelerate the creation of sustainable transport systems.
This webinar featured the launch of the platform and demonstrates how the tool has been utilised by homeowners, investors and project developers to assess the rooftop solar PV potential in areas such as Zhangjiakou, China; Castries, St Lucia; and Victoria, Seychelles; and Kasese, Uganda.
The report outlines ways in which cities can catalyse the shift to a low-carbon future – in turn supporting regional and national governments with the achievement of sustainable energy targets and the realisation of global climate objectives.
This webinar presented main findings of the new report, with a view toward the motivations and objectives that compel cities to act; the variety of drivers that either enable or constrain cities’ actions and thus influence what they can do; and the policy tools they can apply. Shaped by these factors, cities can play a multitude of roles.
IRENA is supporting UNHCR to improve electricity access to refugee settings. This interview to Toby Harward, head of the UNHCR office in Abu Dhabi, reveals the outcomes of this collaboration and new challenges that need to be met by the UN, governments, and local communities in order to response to current refugee emergencies.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has conducted quantitative assessments of the prospects for renewable energy deployment in Africa’s five regional power pools. This synthesis report summaries the findings of those five regional power studies, adding a consolidated outlook for the continent. The report also explains the energy-modelling approach employed and...