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International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Address: IRENA Headquarters, Masdar City, PO Box 236, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

www.irena.org

Region of Activities: Global

Type: Intergovernmental Organization

Founded: 2009

Main Goals - General activities - field of expertise

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international cooperation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, resource and financial knowledge on renewable energy. IRENA promotes the widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy, including bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, ocean, solar and wind energy in the pursuit of sustainable development, energy access, energy security and low-carbon economic growth and prosperity.

Activity related to low GHG and energy consumption and resilient buildings

Energy/climate/buildings-related activities: Supporting countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future.