Tuesday, April 24, 2012


IWS Documented News Service


Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau



International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)






The following text is found at--



On 16 January 2012 IRENA and the International Energy Agency (IEA) have agreed on the collaborative development of a joint IEA/IRENA renewable energy policies and measures database. The joint database aims at expanding the scope of the existing IEA dataset by capitalizing on IRENA’s global membership while avoiding duplication of work.


The joint IEA/IRENA database will provide an overview of global status on renewable energy policies as well as country specific policy profiles, which will meet the increasing demand from policy makers, researchers, and general public for accurate, timely, easily accessible information on renewable energy policies and measures.


At present, the IEA database contains over 1,100 data entries on renewable energy policies and measures that are being implemented in 72 countries around the world. Through collaboration between IEA and IRENA, it is expected that several dozens of countries and their data entries could be added to the database, given that over 100 countries are currently implementing some type of policies and measures to promote renewable energy at the national or local level.





This information is provided to subscribers, friends, faculty, students and alumni of the School of Industrial & Labor Relations (ILR). It is a service of the Institute for Workplace Studies (IWS) in New York City. Stuart Basefsky is responsible for the selection of the contents which is intended to keep researchers, companies, workers, and governments aware of the latest information related to ILR disciplines as it becomes available for the purposes of research, understanding and debate. The content does not reflect the opinions or positions of Cornell University, the School of Industrial & Labor Relations, or that of Mr. Basefsky and should not be construed as such. The service is unique in that it provides the original source documentation, via links, behind the news and research of the day. Use of the information provided is unrestricted. However, it is requested that users acknowledge that the information was found via the IWS Documented News Service.


<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?