Understanding the forces that determine the pace of the clean-energy revolution in different parts of the world is the somewhat daunting task undertaken by IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency. TriplePundit spoke with IRENA’s director general to get the inside scoop.
Author: Tina Casey
If you’re looking for some good news to chase away the clouds looming over the U.S. renewables picture, you can find it at the 2017 International Renewable Energy Agency Assembly in Abu Dhabi this weekend. TriplePundit is there to bring it to you straight!
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