IRENA and the Abu Dhabi Fund For Development (ADFD) are doing some great work to bring renewable energy to more communities in the developing world. I already covered this initiative back in January, including most of what is discussed in the video below. However, if you want to hear the head of IRENA (one of the world’s top cleantech champions) and a Polish Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Energy discuss the program and future plans, here’s that:
Okay, so there was a bit of PR talk in there, but I did find that there was some interesting information provided as well.
For more details of this program and another, slightly more professional video about it, see my initial post: IRENA & ADFD Announce $41 Million For 6 Renewable Energy Projects In Developing Countries
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*My trip to Abu Dhabi for the second annual Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week was covered my Masdar. That said, I was not required to write about or film anything and I’ve only covered stories that I found especially interesting.
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