Press Releases

24 Feb 2015
Supporting Renewable Energy Entrepreneurs in West Africa
With electricity demand on the rise across West Africa, renewable energy entrepreneurs are at the forefront of efforts to extend access to modern energy services. In renewable energy as in other sectors, private-sector entrepreneurs are often the best placed to identify local needs and create tailor-made solutions.
19 Feb 2015
Leaders Advance Plans to Unlock Renewable Energy Potential in Central America
An initiative to integrate more renewable energy into the Central America power system took one step forward this week as regional vice-ministers, directors of energy, and directors of climate change met in El Salvador to discuss Central America’s energy future.
15 Feb 2015
Renewable Energy Can Fuel India’s Economic Growth, Says IRENA Director-General
Scaling up renewable energy in India is the topic of the day as government officials, investors, and energy industry leaders gather in New Delhi, India to attend RE-Invest, the First Renewable Energy Global Investors’ Meet & Expo.
8 Feb 2015
IRENA and ADFD Further Cement Partnership on Renewable Energy Finance
Mr. Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and H.E. Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), met today at IRENA Headquarters to discuss the achievements of the joint IRENA/ADFD Project Facility and to further cement future collaboration.
21 Jan 2015
Hitting GCC Renewable Energy Targets Will Cut Energy-Related Water Use by Nearly One-Quarter
Realising the renewable energy plans of the Gulf Cooperation Council region (GCC) will result in a 20 per cent reduction in water withdrawals in the power sector, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
19 Jan 2015
IRENA Leads the Way as Global Knowledge Hub on Renewable Energy
The best available data and information on renewable energy is now freely accessible. REsource, the online knowledge platform launched this week by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), enables users to easily find country-specific data, create customized charts and graphs, and compare countries on metrics like renewable energy use and deployment. It also provides information on renewable energy market statistics, potentials, policies, finance, costs, benefits, innovations, educati...
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