Eni partners IRENA to promote renewable energy and accelerate the energy transition

AFRICA – Eni, multinational oil and gas company, and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have entered a three-year partnership agreement to collaborate in the promotion of renewable energy and accelerate the energy transition, particularly in countries that export fossil fuels. Under the terms of the agreement, Eni and IRENA will work together to foster dialogue and share their experiences on accelerating energy transition and renewable energy development in fossil fuel exporting countries, as well as to identify barriers to private sector investment in renewable energy in countries where Eni…

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IRENA and IAEA to assist African Union develop the African Power Master Plan

AFRICA – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have been selected as modelling partners for the development of the African Continental Power Systems Master Plan (CMP). The initiative is led by the African Union Development Agency (AUDA) with the technical and financial support of the European Union (EU) and is aimed at establishing a long-term continent-wide planning process. The two agencies’ modelling tools will be the official planning models utilised in this initiative. African energy ministers tasked the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)…

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IRENA, Morocco partner to advance the national green hydrogen economy

MOROCCO – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment (MEME) of the Kingdom of Morocco have agreed to strengthen joint collaboration to advance knowledge in renewable energy and to accelerate the energy transition. IRENA and Morocco will work closely to advance the national green hydrogen economy as the country aims to become a major green hydrogen producer and exporter. Under the strategic agreement signed by IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera, and Morocco’s Minister of Energy, Mines and the Environment, Mr. Aziz Rabbah, the…

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Enel Foundation partners IRENA to advance green hydrogen energy transition

AFRICA – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Enel Foundation, a non-profit organization focusing on clean energy, will share data and insights about the development of the green hydrogen economy in a bid to advance the energy transition. Green hydrogen is increasingly cited as a central component of carbon neutral economies by 2050. Green hydrogen, which uses renewable energy to produce hydrogen from water, is taking off around the globe. Its boosters say the fuel could play an important role in decarbonizing hard-to-electrify sectors of the economy, such as…

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