Irena 5th plenary meeting in progress
Irena 5th plenary meeting in progress

Abu Dhabi Sustainable week 2015 in progress

17-24 January around 30 000 participants meet in different events in Abu Dhabi. Highlights are the Irena 5th assembly and the World Future Energy Summit.

Irena 5th Assembly 17-18 January

The fifth session of the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) Assembly was held from 17-18 January 2015 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. During plenary sessions, participants considered matters, including: the annual report; renewable power generation costs; off-grid renewable energy deployment; renewable energy and climate change; and financing of the agency. Ministerial roundtables addressed the transformation of the power sector and energy security. Reports from the events can be found on iisd website.

Anchored by the World Future Energy Summit, WFES, (19-22 January), the 2015 program featured a series of events conferences and exhibitions.

Some examples of interesting sites run by involved organization:

Global database renewable energy policies
The IEA/IRENA Joint Policies and Measures Database for Global Renewable Energy holds country-validated renewable energy policy data and country-specific policy profiles from over 100 countries. Click on a country and find basic information and relevant documents.

Sustainable Energy, policy and practice a website available including articles and news.

Adnan Amin, Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) was reelected.