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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,...

IEA holds workshop on gas transmission and distribution services in Brazil

The IEA held a workshop on the modernisation of gas transmission and distribution services last week in Brasilia, Brazil. The event, which ran from 22-24 October,...

Building the Next Phase of Growth in Southeast Asia Around Renewable Energy

It is one of the fastest growing and dynamic regions in the world. A global trade hub and a strong example of the benefits of...

High-level Meeting in Luxembourg Takes Electromobility to Next Level

Electric vehicles can be a game-changer for renewable power and offer ideal opportunities for the broader introduction of renewables to the transport sector. Electric vehicles (EVs) create...

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