In its REmap 2030 report, published on 20 January alongside the UAE’s World Future Energy Summit (WFES), Irena argues that renewable technologies available today, along with improved energy efficiency and access, and anticipated technological developments, can raise the share of renewables to 36%.

Irena Director-General Adnan Amin says: “There is a strong economic case for the renewable energy transition. When considering climate change mitigation, health impact and job creation, the transition practically pays for itself. More renewables in the energy system provide greater flexibility, increase energy independence and make the system more resilient.” (CONTINUED - 603 WORDS)