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A new $1.1bn venture fund unveiled for renewables projects globally

EIG Global Energy Partners has unveiled the EIG Global Project Fund V to help accelerate the adoption of renewables globally.
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MENA region remains committed to renewables despite market challenges

The MENA region aims to lower energy costs through renewables despite supply chain disruptions to the commercial model for privately financed power plants.

Op-Ed: Renewables can power our post COVID-19 pandemic world

Governments are urged to include renewables in their economic recovery plans as they reduce air pollution, making people less vulnerable to diseases.
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The latest from the Global Renewables Outlook

While a pathway to deeper decarbonisation requires energy investment of up to $130tn, socio-economic gains will be massive says Global Renewables Outlook.

Financing renewables: success with ‘full life cycle funding’

"The end-to-end financing solution means that projects can reach financial close faster, are constructed at a lower cost, and reach a stage of power production sooner."
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Advance renewables to bolster against COVID-19 say AU and IRENA

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have agreed to work closely to advance renewable energy across...

Renewables growth slowed in 2019, says IRENA report

IRENA's new data indicates that renewables added 176GW of generating capacity globally in 2019, marginally lower than the (revised) 179GW added in 2018.

Renewables powering the mining sector

WATCH the short Morning Coffee with ESI Africa video clip as we draw attention to how the mining sector is adopting clean energy technologies.
Middle East energy

Renewables rise to the top of Middle East’s energy agenda

The Middle East’s energy and utilities sector is undergoing an unprecedented transformation, with the shift towards renewable energy and digital innovation at the heart of ambitious energy diversification programmes.
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Djibouti secures first renewables project: 60MW wind farm

Landmark investment secured for the construction and operation of a 60MW wind farm in the Ghoubet area, near Lake Assal in Djibouti.

IRENA and CDP partner to promote the renewables transition

IRENA has signed an agreement with Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) aimed at fostering joint initiatives to promote the transition to renewable energy in developing countries.

Renewables could create 40 million jobs by 2050

Renewable energy could employ more than 40 million people by 2050 under the International Renewable Energy Agency’s climate-safe energy path.

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