IRENA Celebrates 5 Years of Advancing the Renewable Energy Solution
Today marks the fifth anniversary of the formal creation of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), as a fully-fledged intergovernmental organization. “The past five years have witnessed a dramatic shift in the global energy sector,” said IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin. “Technology costs of renewables have plummeted, investment is growing year over year and global capacity additions have skyrocketed. Leaders from the public and private sector around the world are committing to renewables over other energy sources in an unprecedented manner. We are truly in the midst of a total transformation of the global energy paradigm.”….