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Germany: Largest Installed Capacity of Solar Energy Worldwide 2014

According to the “Renewable Energy Capacity Statistics 2015” report recently published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Germany has the world’s largest installed capacity of solar energy. Germany’s share of solar of the worldwide installed capacity amounts to 21% followed by China with 16 % and Japan with 13 %.

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IRENA Publishes Best-Practice Guidebook on Renewable Energy Auctions Worldwide

Renewable energy auctions are increasingly becoming a policy tool of choice to support renewable energy deployment. They are meant to decrease costs, attract investment and drive global renewable energy deployment, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said on the occasion of the publication of a best-pratice guidebook on auctions. The guide provides case studies from around the world and guidelines for renewable energy tendering processes.

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IRENA: Global Renewable Energy Share Can Reach and Exceed 30% by 2030 at No Extra Cost

The global renewable energy share can reach and exceed 30% by 2030 at no extra cost, a new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) yesterday concludes.

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IRENA Innovation and Technology Centre for Renewable Energies Inaugurated in Bonn

Last Friday, Federal Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen and the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Adnan Z. Amin inaugurated the IRENA Innovation and Technology Centre (IITC) in Bonn. The IITC is supported by the German government and aims to develop scientific scenarios for promoting renewable energies throughout the world, with a special focus on developing and newly industrialising countries.

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