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Tripling Renewables by 2030 Requires a Minimum of 16.4% Annual Growth Rate

Record growth in renewables must be significantly topped up in the remaining 7 years to meet the UAE Consensus energy target set at COP28 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — The Renewable Energy Statistics 2024 released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today shows that despite renewables becoming the fastest growing … [continued]

US offshore wind stakeholders are ready for a comeback in 2024 after suffering a series of blows last year.

What Does A Pathway Toward More Ambitious Renewable Energy Targets Look Like?

As a necessary step to remain on track to limit global temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels by the end of the century, the world must achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Renewable energy targets have been variously contentious, in flux, and ambitious since the Paris Agreement. Moreover, within … [continued]

The 360-Gigawatt Reason to Boost Finance for Energy Storage Now

By Daniel Morris, Clean Energy Lead, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), and Francisco Boshell, Head of Innovation and End-Use Applications, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Our world has a storage problem.  As the technology for generating renewable energy has advanced at breakneck pace—almost tripling globally between 2011 and 2022—one thing has … [continued]