Press Releases

2 Aug 2015
IRENA Head Meets UN Secretary-General to Further Renewable Energy Expansion
Mr. Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, met at the UN Headquarters in New York to discuss the rapid scale-up of renewable energy and its vital role at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris in December.
22 Jul 2015
Pacific Island Countries and Territories Explore Pathways to Transform Energy Systems
In an ongoing effort to solve the region’s significant energy challenges, Pacific Island countries and territories and development partners are meeting this week (July 21 to 23) in Honolulu to share experiences on increasing the use of renewable energy.
6 Jul 2015
New IRENA Platform Supports Renewable Energy Innovation, Quality and Collaboration
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 IRENA.
2 Jul 2015
Renewable Energy Can Unlock Socio-Economic Benefits for Islands, IRENA Reports Find
Developing the vast renewable energy resources of Fiji, the Marshall Islands and Vanuatu would provide substantial socio-economic benefits for their citizens, according to three reports released today by IRENA.