Renewable energy has become economically attractive in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates (UAE). Ramping up renewables to 10% of the country’s total energy mix, and 25% of total power generation, could generate annual savings of USD 1.9 billion by 2030 through avoidance of fossil-fuel consumption and lower energy costs. With health and environmental benefits factored in, the...
This study assesses the potential for manufacturing renewable energy components and examines each country’s supply chain, existing industrial structure and export opportunities for technology components in each sector.
Today, in another significant milestone for the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the IRENA Headquarters Agreement was signed by IRENA Director-General Mr. Adnan Z. Amin, on behalf of the Agency, and Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State representing the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The signing ceremony took place at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abu Dhabi
The eighteenth meeting of the Council took place on 5 and 6 November 2019 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The tenth session of the Assembly took place on 11 and 12 January 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The seventeenth meeting of the Council will take place on 25 and 26 June 2019 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The first online Renewables Talk webinar provided an update of IRENA's activities and focused on the recently launched IRENA’s first Global Renewables Outlook: Energy Transformation 2050.