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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IRENA/ADFD Project Facility advances to seventh cycle

$105 million has been allocated for eight renewable energy projects in developing countries in the seventh cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.

Renewables can change the lives of refugees, states report

Unreliable energy exposes refugees to risks, which renewables can serve to overcome, according to a new report by IRENA and UNHCR.

IRENA ease investments and renewable energy projects in Africa

IRENA is increasing it's on-ground impact with 15 regional and sub-regional platforms which aim at scaling up renewable energy projects and investments.
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Latin America and Caribbean poised for massive solar power growth

Latin America and the Caribbean could grow their installed solar capacity by a factor of 40 by 2050.

IRENA reviews progress on providing sustainable energy

IRENA is hosting its 18th Council meeting to review progress and plan new work programme towards a climate-safe, sustainable future.

Report highlights the role of green hydrogen in energy transition

IRENA estimates that hydrogen from renewable energy, so called green hydrogen, could translate into 8% of global energy consumption by 2050.
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New initiative to empower women in renewable energy sector

IFC launched a four-year Energy2Equal programme to increase opportunities for women in the renewable energy sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

UN, IRENA support vulnerable countries in fighting climate change

For small islands, climate change is already a reality. Rising sea levels and storms of increasing severity are not distant threats.
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Climate Investment Platform destined to simplify access to finance

The Climate Investment Platform aims to advance climate action and translate ambitious national climate targets into concrete investments on the ground.

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