IRENA: Promoting renewable energy worldwide

Solar powered radio mast in Egypt

Global challenges can only be tackled collaboratively: energy security, protection of the environment and climate and eradication of poverty are matters that no‑one can resolve by going it alone. Renewable energy has a key role to play in that joint effort. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) promotes the development of regenerative energy around the world. Germany played a key role in founding the agency, which, at a membership of currently 135, is a great success. more

Energy partnerships

Gas to liquid plant at Hammerfest (Norway)

In view of growing global energy needs and Germany’s high dependence on energy imports, the German Government has entered into a number of bilateral energy partnerships in recent years with countries that are important in terms of energy production, transit or consumption. more

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