The UAE leads global efforts in the renewable energy sector (Arabic + DG Interview + Video)
IRENA’s Climate Finance Platform ETAF enters next phase, as it strengthens its partnership with Masdar and Abu Dhabi Fund for Development.
16 June 2022 |
Interview | Abu Dhabi Media Channel
Azerbaijan has huge potential for using wind and solar energy - IRENA Director General (DG interview)
Azerbaijan is ready to enter a new level of renewable energy development, Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Francesco La Camera told Trend.
06 June 2022 |
Interview | Trend News Agency
IRENA Council meeting begins in Abu Dhabi (DG Interview + Video)
The 23rd Council of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi opened today to discuss efforts in scaling-up the energy transition against a backdrop of rising fossil fuel prices and climate concerns. More than 300 high-level delegates from 100 countries are attending the two-day meeting.
24 May 2022 |
Interview | WAM - Emirates News Agency
Director of IRENA: Spain can be a great exporter of green hydrogen (DG Interview + Spanish)
The director general of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Francesco La Camera, believes that Spain has the potential to be a major exporter of green hydrogen. In an interview with Efe, La Camera considers that "with its privileged geographical location between Europe and North Africa and the possibility of producing renewable energy and potentially green hydrogen at low cost, Spain has great potential to become a leading country in green hydrogen export".
22 May 2022 |
Interview | Agencia EFE - Spain
IRENA Director for Al Arabiya: Renewable energy will meet the huge demand for electricity by 2050 (DG Interview + Arabic + Video)
We are going on the path towards electrification in the power system and renewable energy that today provides up to 30% of the total electricity produced, says the Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Francesco La Camera.
16 May 2022 |
Interview | Al Arabiya
IRENA Director to Al Bayan: Accelerating Efforts Towards Renewable Energy (DG Interview + Arabic)
Francesco La Camera, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), said in exclusive statements to Al Bayan: “We are heading in the right direction towards the Paris Climate Agreement, but we must move faster,” indicating the need to triple renewable energy deployment by 2030.
11 May 2022 |
Interview | Al Bayan
Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency, Francesco La Camera: The new energy system will be based on renewable energies, and hydrogen will make up 12% of the energy system by 2050 (DG Interview + Arabic + Video)
"The way we consume and produce electricity has to change drastically," IRENA DG says. The DG stressed that keeping the 1.5C scenario alive depends on investments, policies and long-term plans that triple global annual additions of renewables by 2030.
10 May 2022 |
Interview | Ashraq Green
Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency: India doing well on energy transition, should strength existing schemes (DG Interview + Subscription)
'We have seen that it is the fourth country in the world, when we consider installing capacity of renewables. And we have seen out there that they are raising the ambition for (renewable energy capacity) from 450 to 500 gigawatts by 2030.'
08 May 2022 |
Interview | The Indian Express
Only eight years left to reset priorities for a climate-safe future
We must rapidly increase the transition to renewable energy if we are to avert climate catastrophe, says IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera.
05 May 2022 |
Opinions | SDG Action
Francesco La Camera: "There is a need to reduce dependency on foreign fuel" (DG Interview + Video)
Francesco La Camera, IRENA Director-General on renewables and energy transition in an exclusive interview with NDTV.
30 April 2022 |
Interview | NDTV