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Russia to join the International Renewable Energy Agency

Geothermal landscape and volcanic caldera, Kuril Islands, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia (source: picturenice.com)
Francisco Rojas 1 Sep 2014

The Russian Energy Ministry, Foreign Ministry and Finance Ministry were tasked with completing the necessary arrangements to join the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

In a brief comment from an official Russian government website, the Russian Federation will join the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), according to a publication of a document on ordering the arrangement of the country’s accession to the organization.

“Accession to the International Renewable Energy Agency will give the Russian Federation a wide access to the existing practice of using and implementing renewable energy sources, results of the latest studies and will allow [the country] to participate in the elaboration of international a standards, as well as to influence the renewable energy sector’s development worldwide,” the document says.

The Russian Energy Ministry, Foreign Ministry and Finance Ministry were tasked with completing the necessary arrangements.

Source: RIA Novosti Website