IRENA and UN agree to jointly combat desertification through renewables

LONDON: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) are joining forces to support climate adaptation and resilience and to implement UN Sustainable Development Goals through renewables. In a Memorandum of Understanding signed today by IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera… Continue reading

IRENA-ADFD partnership delivers 10MW solar PV project in Cuba

ABU DHABI, UAE: Cuba’s Ministry of Energy and Mines together with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), inaugurated a new 10 megawatt (MW) solar PV project in the country. The grid-connected project was financed by ADFD under the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility and will… Continue reading

IRENA and TWI launch open solar contracts for review

DUBAI: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Terrawatt Initiative (TWI) have teamed up to support the rapid and widespread scale-up of solar energy. Open Solar Contracts provides freely available standardised contract documentation designed to streamline project development and finance processes for solar PV projects. The contracts are now available for… Continue reading