The Republic of Kazakhstan will join the influential international organization in renewable energy sphere
Kazakhstan till the end of 2012 intends to ratify the charter of the International agency on renewable energy (IRENA) and to become the full member of this organization, the press service of the Ministry of the industry and new technologies reported.
Ratification of the charter will allow the Kazakhstan experts to exchange experience, to improve technologies, to introduce innovations in the sphere of renewable energy, to stimulate a wide circulation and steady use of all types of renewable energy.
In addition, membership in the organization will give the chance to receive the international grants on development of scientific researches in the field of renewable energy sources, and also on know-how introduction in power industry for reduction of negative impact on environment.
The international agency on renewable energy is founded in the city of Bonn on January 26, 2009 by the initiative of the government of Germany with active support of Spain and Denmark.
At present moment the charter is signed by 159 states from which 101 ratified and 58 states are at a stage of passing of interstate procedures.
The agency carries out functions of the expert center in the field of technologies of renewable energy, rendering necessary assistance and providing the experience for development and practical policy realization in the field of renewable energy sources use.