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Ghana to address climate change related issues

Africa Climate Week 2019, underway in Ghana – will address ways to strengthen the deployment of renewable energy resources.

World Government Summit focuses agenda on SDGs

This year’s World Government Summit agenda was focused on how governments can harness innovation and technology to achieve SDGs.
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IRENA to reveal future renewable energy innovations

IRENA will present its new report Innovation landscape for a renewable-powered future: Solutions to integrate variable renewables, in Brussels on 19 February.

Renewable energy can create 220,000 new jobs in GCC countries

Renewable energy is the most competitive form of power generation in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, according to a new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency.
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IRENA gathering makes history

The IRENA will select its next Director-General during its 9th Assembly, which has seen the largest number of ministerial level participants to have registered to attend.

Editor’s column: New markets are often not obvious targets

For international companies exploring these new markets the challenge is in defining the middle-income household’s needs and by association, their ROI.
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IRENA: Renewables are the key to a climate-safe world

Limiting the global temperature rise to well below 2°C this century is one of the defining challenges of our age. Two-thirds of greenhouse gas emissions come from energy-related sources. This makes the transition to sustainable energy the decisive factor in tackling climate change.
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Rural energy holds an untapped jobs engine

William Brent is a leader at Power for All, writes about the potential of distributed energy in creating the much needed jobs in rural communities.
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Agile power systems needed as global energy transition accelerates

IRENA has released a report which estimates that avoiding the worst effects of global warming will require to source 85% of global power and two-thirds of total energy supply from renewables by 2050.

Developers invited to apply for IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

ADFD and IRENA are inviting project developers to apply the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility, worth over $50 million in funding.