IRENA & ILO Count 12.7 Million Renewable Energy Jobs Globally In 2021; Can Employ 38.2 Million In 2030
Thursday, 22 Sep 2022
Global renewable energy sector employed 12.7 million in 2021, with solar leading the charge with more than a 3rd of the current global renewable workforce at 4.3 million, that could increase to 38.2 million in 2030 under an ambitious energy scenario with front-loaded investments.
Solar PV Key To Southeast Asia’s Short Term Energy Transition With 241 GW Installed Capacity By 2030: IRENA Report
Friday, 16 Sep 2022
By 2030, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) can host as much as 241 GW of solar PV capacity under 1.5°C Scenario, further scaled up to 2.4 TW by 2050 under a 100% renewable energy target, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Thursday, 14 Jul 2022
Despite supply chain challenges and inflation, the cost of at least 163 GW out of 257 GW renewable energy capacity added in 2021 was more cost competitive than the cheapest coal fired option in G20, with solar PV’s levelized cost of electricity (LC.
Thursday, 14 Apr 2022
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) counts the world to have a total renewable energy generation capacity of 3,064 GW at the end of 2021.
IRENA Report Calls For ‘At Least’ 800 GW Annual RE Capacity Addition Through 2030, To Fulfil 1.5°C Scenario
Tuesday, 29 Mar 2022
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says now is the time to move faster to a clean energy system if the world is to achieve limit global temperatures to 1.5°C scenario, with complete decarbonization for the global electricity sector by.
Thursday, 17 Mar 2022
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) recommends Central America to adopt a decarbonized pathway to increase the renewables share in the energy mix of the region to 91% by 2050.
Tuesday, 18 Jan 2022
State owned electricity utility of Botswana, the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) has launched a tender seeking proposals from interested companies for the development of 6 solar PV power plants in the African nation.
Wednesday, 08 Dec 2021
IRENA to back Costa Rica’s decarbonization efforts: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has signed an agreement with the Government of Costa Rica to strengthen the country’s decarbonization plans and boost renewable energy project financing.
Open Trade Policies & Harmonized Product Standards Needed To Support Solar PV Technology Deployment, Enabling World’s Economic Recovery From COVID-19 Pandemic: IRENA & WTO Report
Monday, 02 Aug 2021
This pie chart here shows the 10 largest exporters of PV components and related machinery in 2019 to the rest of the world, manifesting the global nature of solar PV technology related trade, as shown in the IRENA and WTO report.
Renewables Based Energy Systems & Efficient Technologies ‘Only Way’ For A ‘Fighting Chance’ Of Limiting Global Warming To 1.5°C By 2050, Says IRENA In World Energy Transitions Outlook Report
Thursday, 01 Jul 2021
In March 2021, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) offered a preview of its World Energy Transitions Outlook report, stressing that enhancing renewable energy capacity of the world 10-fold, from 2,800 GW in 2020 to a cumulative of 27,70.
IRENA Report Claims Solar PV Power Generation Costs Dropped 7% Annually In 2020; Says Low-Cost Renewables Build Strong Business Case For World To ‘Power Past Coal’ To A Net Zero Economy
Friday, 25 Jun 2021
According to the IRENA report, in 2020 solar PV’s total cost came down by 7% YoY, along with other renewables, and with competitive auctions the prices are coming down further, especially for solar PV and onshore wind which undercut even the cheapest new coal option without any financial support.
IRENA To Help United Nations Increase Renewable Energy Share Of Nations Hosting Peacekeeping Missions & Mobilize Private Investment
Friday, 18 Jun 2021
In order to reduce its environmental footprint, the United Nations (UN) has entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to help nations that host UN’s peacekeeping missions boost their renewable energy.
IRENA Releases Latest Renewable Capacity Statistics 2021: Of Over 260 GW Renewable Energy Capacity Added Globally In 2020, Solar Power Contributed 127 GW With China Adding 49 GW & Vietnam 11 GW
Tuesday, 06 Apr 2021
With the addition of over 260 GW of new renewable energy capacity in 2020 globally— an annual increase of around 50%—which came despite the economic slowdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, the cumulative installed renewable energy capacity of the world went up to a total of 2,799 GW, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Albania Installed Solar PV Capacity Can Grow To Over 1 GW By 2030, According To IRENA’s New Report; Vast Deployment Of Solar & Wind Energy Can Help Improve Country’s Energy Security
Friday, 26 Mar 2021
Together the solar and wind power potential of Albania is estimated at over 7 GW, of which by 2030, it can install 1,074 MW of solar PV capacity by 2030, according to the Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Republic of Albania report.
14,000 GW Solar PV & 8,100 GW Offshore 7 Onshore Wind Energy Capacity Imperative For Desired Energy Transition By 2050 To Ensure 1.5°C Limit To Global Warming, Says IRENA
Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021
If the world wants to limit global warming to 1.5°C by 2050, it needs to accelerate the energy transition reaching a net zero status for the energy system.
IRENA & African Union Commission To Help Africa Fight COVID-19 With Focus On Renewable Energy Powering Health Facilities & Associated Services
Friday, 17 Apr 2020
An online meeting between IRENA and the AUC led to both announcing cooperation in the field of renewables deployment in Africa to help the continent fight the pandemic with better equipped and powered health facilities.
10 Latin American & Caribbean Nations Pledge 70% Renewable Energy Target Aiming For 312 GW Collective Capacity By 2030 At COP25
Friday, 13 Dec 2019
Helmed by Colombia, by 2030, 10 nations in the Latin American and Caribbean regions will be targeting an individual renewable energy share of 70%.
10 MW Solar Power Plant In Cuba Grid Connected With Abu Dhabi Fund For Development Shelling Out $15 Million Under IRENA/ADFD Project Facility
Tuesday, 09 Jul 2019
The 10 MW Cuban solar power plant has been inaugurated. It was partly financed by ADFD under a IRENA/ADFD facility.
IRENA Pegs Pakistan’s Total Renewable Energy Capacity By 2018-End At Over 13 GW, With Solar Contributing 12% Or More Than 1.5 GW
Sunday, 21 Apr 2019
At the end of 2018, the cumulative installed solar energy capacity of Pakistan had reached 1,568 MW, increasing from 742 MW at the end of 2017, representing an addition of over 800 MW in a single year.
IRENA’s New Director-General Italy’s Francesco La Camera Assumes Office As Adnan Amin Moves Out With Honorary Title Of Director-General Emeritus
Tuesday, 09 Apr 2019
On taking charge of IRENA's top job, agency’s Director-General Francesco La Camera (in the picture) said it is important to accelerate the pace and scope of change in the world with renewables to meet climate objectives.
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