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Egypt Could Meet More than 50% of its Electricity Demand with Renewable Energy

IRENA’s new ‘Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook’ report shows renewables could present cost savings of USD 900 million annually
  • October 2018

High-Level Renewable Energy Conference to Advance Low-Carbon Development in Egypt

Release of IRENA’s ‘Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook’ will be key focus of co-organised three-day conference in Cairo next month.
  • October 2018

Small Island Developing States and IRENA to Take Energy Transformation to Next Level

Heads of state and government and development partners to strengthen cooperation on renewable energy with the launch of the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0 at the UN General Assembly.
  • September 2018

Energy Access and Sustainable Development Focus at Off-Grid Renewables Conference

Registrations Now Open for IOREC. The First International Conference on Renewable Energy for Healthcare follows IOREC, bridging energy and health to improve rural healthcare.
  • September 2018

IRENA Innovation Week Brings Leaders Together to Shape the Future Energy System

Participants from more than 80 countries explore the disruptive innovations in digitalisation and decentralisation that are transforming energy systems around the world.
  • September 2018

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IRENA to Highlight Key Role of Renewables to Realisation of SDGs at UN HLPF

IRENA will highlight the central contribution renewables make to sustainable development and the vast socioeconomic benefits of energy transformation during the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF).
  • July 2018

EU Reinforces Position at the Forefront of Global Energy Transformation, Says IRENA

Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of IRENA has welcomed the EU decision to increase its renewable energy target from 27 per cent to 32 per cent by 2030, highlighting that the move reflects the new economics of renewable energy. 
  • June 2018

New Bill Fontana Exhibit at Venice Biennale Explores Primal Beauty of Renewable Energy

Works commissioned by the International Renewable Energy Agency raise awareness about how renewables can help tackle climate change.
  • June 2018

Canada Set to Become Member of International Renewable Energy Agency

Canada is set to become a Member of the agency after confirming its intention to begin the membership applications process. 
  • May 2018

Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Growing, Taking Place in 75 Countries

The study shows world market for corporate sourcing of renewable electricity reached 465 terawatt hours in 2017 – enough to power a country the size of France.
  • May 2018