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IRENA to Encourage Renewable Energy Ambition at COP25

IRENA will be present at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) that takes place in Madrid, Spain from 2 to 13 December 2019. Together with a...

ADB Cohosts Forum Promoting Women in South Asia Energy Industry

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is hosting at its Manila headquarters the second in a series of partnership forums for a new professional network founded by...

ADB, Gulf PD Sign Deal to Build 2,500 MW Power Plant in Thailand

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Gulf PD Company Limited (Gulf PD) today signed a $180 million agreement to build and operate a 2,500-megawatt (MW) combined...

Latin America and Caribbean on the Brink of Massive Solar Power Growth

Latin America and the Caribbean could grow their installed solar capacity by a factor of 40 by 2050, a new report by the International Renewable Energy...

IRENA Facilitates Investment and Renewable Projects on Ground in Africa

Boosting renewable energy projects on the ground requires scaling up investment. IRENA’s state-of-the-art analysis of enabling policy frameworks and finance mechanisms channel public and private investment in...

UNIDO and Morocco’s MASEN to strengthen cooperation to deploy renewable energy technologies

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy of the Kingdom of Morocco (MASEN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...

IRENA Concludes its Eighteenth Council

High-level representatives from 124 member countries attended the 18th meeting of the IRENA Council, held on November 5 and 6, 2019, in Abu Dhabi, to review...

WBG, LAS and AFESD Launch the First Pan-Arab Energy Trade Conference

In partnership with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), the World Bank Group and the League of Arab States (LAS) are launching today...

Belarus to Enhance Energy Efficiency with Support from the World Bank

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved financing of $99.3 million for the new Sustainable Energy Scale-Up Project in Belarus. The project aims at improving the energy...

New energy Projects of Common Interest for the Energy Union built on European solidarity

Today, the European Commission adopted the fourth list of Projects of Common Interest (PCI) for a connected European energy grid, fit for the future providing clean,...

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