14 Jan '13, 8pm

IRENA launches roadmap to double renewable energy by 2030

IRENA launches roadmap to double renewable energy by 2030

REMAP 2030 builds on an emerging consensus that holds international efforts to double the share of renewable energy by 2030 are attainable, but need to accelerate substantially if they are to be successful. “REMAP 2030 clearly maps the challenge we face in meeting international targets to double the share of renewable energy worldwide,” said Adnan Z. Amin, IRENA Director General. “The good news is that costs are falling, the technology is spreading, and countries across the world are implementing policies to make this happen. With the right political will, a world powered by clean, renewable energy is within our reach.” The REMAP 2030 process introduced by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will bring together experts and policy makers from across the globe together to assess the gap between current renewable energy projections and targets set by the UN Secr...

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