Presentation of the IEA and IRENA study on “Global Energy Transition: Shifting Investments for Decarbonisation”

SPEAKERS

Adnan Z. Amin
Director General, IRENA

Fatih Birol
Executive Director, IEA

SESSION SUMMARY

GUIDING QUESTION:
What opportunities does shifting investments towards clean energy hold for energy transition?

The Director-General of IRENA and the Executive Director of the IEA will jointly present the key results of a study which addresses important questions about how to redirect significant investment towards transition to a decarbonised world. Differences between developed and developing economies will be analysed, along with the impact of a carbon-restraint future on existing and new investment. The challenges and opportunities of replacing carbon-intensive by low-carbon installations and infrastructure will be highlighted.