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IRENA: Renewable Power Increasingly Cheaper than Fossil Fuels

Renewable power is increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, according to a recent report by the International...

IRENA: New Renewables Account for Three-Quarters of 2019’s Power Expansion

The renewable energy sector added 176 GW of generating capacity globally in 2019, slightly lower than the 179 GW added in 2018....

Women in Wind Global Leadership Program Seeking Applicants

The Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, a joint initiative of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network...

IRENA: Solar Beats Wind In Record Year For Global Renewables Growth

Representing the strongest year yet for new capacity additions, global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 GW in 2016, according to new data...
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How To Decarbonize The Energy Sector: Significantly Ramp Up Renewables

By expanding renewable energy and improving energy efficiency, energy-related carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions globally could be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased out...

Four Renewables Projects In Developing Countries Ink Funding

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have approved $44.5 million for four renewable energy projects -...

IRENA: Global Renewables Making Headway By ‘Nearly Every Measure’

Falling costs, driven by innovation in technology and policy, are spurring renewable energy deployment and bringing forward myriad socioeconomic benefits globally, according to a...

Another Funding Round Kicks Off For Renewables In Developing Countries

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have officially opened the fifth round of funding for renewable...

Expect Dramatic Drops In Wind And Solar Electricity Prices By 2025: IRENA

The report estimates that by 2025, average electricity costs could decrease 59% for solar PV, 35% for offshore wind and 26% for onshore wind.

Happy Global Wind Day! GWEC Celebrates 1.1 Million Wind Jobs

Today, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is celebrating annual Global Wind Day and highlighting the socio-economic benefits generated by the wind industry, which...