News release: New IRENA platform supports renewable energy innovation, quality and collaboration

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 2015-07-06 –Two million patents and 400 standards for renewable energy technology now accessible in one easy-to-use platform

Policy makers and other energy sector players can now access the world’s largest collection of global renewable energy standards and patents, thanks to a new online platform launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The International Standards and Patents in Renewable Energy platform, also known as INSPIRE, is the first and most complete solution of its kind, helping users search through, locate and analyse 400 international standards and more than 2 million patents for renewable energy technology.