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OLADE and IRENA partner to drive green recovery in Latin America

IRENA and OLADE have expanded their partnership to ensure the adoption and use of renewable energy accelerates for economic recovery against COVID-19.
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UN and IRENA to boost access to sustainable power in Asia-Pacific

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will work together to improve access to sustainable energy, bolstering the Asia-Pacific region’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 Recovery

Solar breaks UK record, globe set for $100tn ‘green recovery’ says...

Underneath the slew of COVID-19 stories across all the news outlets, there’s a good news story that just keeps growing: the revival of renewable energy.
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Renewables can support a resilient and equitable recovery – IRENA

While a pathway to deeper decarbonisation requires total energy investment up to $130 trillion (€119 trillion), the socio-economic gains of such an investment would be massive, according to IRENA's Global Renewables Outlook.

Renewables to provide a fast response to COVID-19 says IRENA

AU has partnered with IRENA to advance renewable energy in Africa to bolster the region’s response to COVID-19.
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IRENA’s 19th council meeting postponed due to COVID-19

The move comes in response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was originally set to take place in Abu Dhabi from 1-3 June 2020.
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Battery storage can balance the grid and store excess energy says...

Battery storage systems are emerging as one of the key solutions to effectively integrate high shares of solar and wind renewables in power systems worldwide.

IRENA to help UAE Energy Ministry develop renewables roadmap

The UAE Ministry of Energy has signed a MoU with IRENA to accelerate the shift to low-carbon energy sources.
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IRENA and the United Nations partner on energy transition in cities

UN-Habitat and the International Renewable Energy Agency have joined efforts to accelerate global energy transition in cities.
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Green bonds to finance the global energy transition says IRENA

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has recently published a series of renewable energy finance briefs looking at tools to scale up renewables.
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IRENA: Potential 100 million-strong energy workforce by 2050

Accelerated uptake of renewables, including hydropower, could boost total energy jobs to 100 million by 2050, with jobs in renewables alone potentially reaching 42 million according to IRENA
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Renewables need to double by 2030 to reach climate goals –...

The share of renewables in global power should more than double by 2030 to advance the global energy transformation - IRENA

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