IRENA members set to launch a global energy transition forum

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To support the energy transition during the post-covid-19 pandemic, members of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have approved the establishment of a new forum.

The Global High-Level Forum on Energy Transition will use IRENA’s knowledge and convening powers to accelerate energy transition action from countries, industry, businesses, investors, and academia.

This new forum will leavearage on IRENA’s knowledge and convening powers to accelerate energy transition actions.

Theses actions will be felt across businesses, industries, academia and investors.

The new forum will focus on increasing the use of renewable energy, building recovery efforts on energy transition, and driving net-zero strategies in line with the Paris agreement, these three are the major themes for 2021.

“Our discussions on recovery have underscored the urgency to intensify and strengthen international co-operation and take action on energy transitions. This year will be crucial in our collective ability to make a lasting difference.

“I hope the new Forum will provide governments and partners with a global platform to strengthen cooperation and identify solutions to respond to the effects of the pandemic and advance net-zero strategies. It is IRENA’s primary task to empower our members with knowledge and tools to translate the opportunities that energy transitions offer into policies, strategies, and results.” IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera said.

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