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Energy Transition Holds Key to Tackle Global Energy and Climate Crisis

March 30, 2022 - in Energy, News

World Energy Transitions Outlook outlines priority actions till 2030 to keep 1.5°C alive; calls on governments to fast-track energy transition for more energy security, resilience, and affordable energy for all.   Abu Dhabi, UAE  – Short-term…

Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally

October 22, 2021 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Report by IRENA and ILO underscores the jobs potential of an ambitious climate strategy and calls for comprehensive policies in support of a just transition…

Fast-Track Energy Transitions to Win the Race to Zero

March 16, 2021 - in Energy, News, Renewables

World Energy Transitions Outlook outlines global strategies towards carbon-neutrality and leads way to a climate-safe 1.5°C pathway by 2050   Abu…

ADFD and IRENA Announce Funding by ADFD of USD 44.5 Million in Four Developing Countries

January 16, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — Four renewable energy projects in developing countries in the Pacific and Africa have been identified by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to receive USD 44.5 million…

IRENA/ADFD Open Fifth Round of Funding for Renewable Energy Projects

November 14, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 14 November, 2016 – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have officially opened the fifth round of funding for renewable energy projects in developing countries. The funding round…

Dynamic Policies Driving Renewable Energy Growth in Latin America

November 8, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 8 November 2016 – Buoyed by rapid technology cost reductions and the consolidation of renewable energy policies, Latin America hosts some of the world’s most dynamic renewable energy markets, according to a new report by the International…

Solar PV Poised to Boom in Africa Thanks to Declining Costs

September 22, 2016 - in Electric Grid, Energy

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 22 Sept. 2016 – The business case for solar photovoltaics (PV) in Africa is stronger than ever thanks to rapidly declining technology costs, according to a new report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).…