WCRE Press Releases

Bonn/Berlin 14 October 2010

We mourn the death of Hermann Scheer, a remarkable man and politician. Hermann Scheer, President of EUROSOLAR, the European Association for Renewable Energy, General Chairman of the World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE), Holder of the Alternative Nobel Prize and Member of the German Parliament, died in Berlin on 14 October, aged 66. All of us are deeply shaken by his sudden death.

Press release
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,
8 July 2010

As of today, IRENA’s statute enters into force. The International Renewable Energy Agency becomes a fully fledged International Organization.

Press release
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,
30 June 2010

One year ago, Abu Dhabi was elected as headquarters of IRENA and Hélène Pelosse was elected as Interim Director-General. In this first year, much has been achieved for the International Renewable Energy Agency.

(c) irena.orgPress release, Bonn, 20th January 2010

The International Renewable Energy Agency one year on

IRENA turned out to be a success many had not believed in. At EUROSOLAR we were convinced from the very beginning that it was right to take this road. Our tenacity was rewarded: We came a long way but finally achieved our target.

IRES 2009Press release, Berlin, November 24, 2009

Experts from 22 countries discuss on storage of energy from the renewable source

EUROSOLAR and the World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE) hosted the fourth International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES) on 24th and 25th November 2009. Nearly 400 experts from Germany and abroad came together at the Berlin Representation of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia to discuss about available techniques and technological advancements made in the storage of energy generated from renewable sources. As in previous years, the conference was being held in association with EnergyAgency.NRW.

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