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Ministerial Validation of the Central Africa Renewable Energy Roadmap

A Ministerial Validation of the Central Africa Renewable Energy Roadmap was organised to submit the Roadmap to the validation of the ECCAS Region Ministers in charge of Renewable Energy. The overall objective of the workshop was to obtain a consensus of the Ministers in charge of Renewable Energies of each ECCAS Member States on the Renewable Energy Roadmap for Central...

  • 21 – 23 October 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • Libreville, Gabon

2nd PNG Energy Sub-Technical Working Committee Meeting

Second Energy Sub-Technical Working Committee ESTWC meeting was held on the 30th of September in Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby at The Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA). The following objectives were set: to present energy mitigation targets to the members; for members to agree on the energy mitigation actions in the enhanced NDC

  • 30 September 2020
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  • Islands, Climate Change
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  • Papua New Guines, Port Moresby

Africa Power Sector: Planning and Prospects for Renewable Energy (synthesis report)

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has conducted quantitative assessments of the prospects for renewable energy deployment in Africa’s five regional power pools. This synthesis report summaries the findings of those five regional power studies, adding a consolidated outlook for the continent. The report also explains the energy-modelling approach employed and...

  • March 2015
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  • English
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  • Benin, Burkina Faso

Estimating the Renewable Energy Potential in Africa: A GIS-based approach

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Sweden’s Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) have examined the potential for renewable power generation based on resource availability all over Africa.

  • August 2014
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Algeria, Angola

Statistical Profiles

These profiles have been produced to provide an overview of developments in renewable energy in different countries and areas. View specific information on renewable energy consumption, electricity capacity and generation, renewable energy policies, renewable resource potential and more. Select a location from the list of profiles below grouped by...

  • 07 October 2021

Pacific Lighthouses: Renewable Energy Roadmapping for Islands

Pacific islands are endowed with a rich variety of renewable energy resources, providing a viable and attractive alternative to fossil-fuel imports. IRENA’s multi-faceted work across the region is reflected in Pacific Lighthouses: Renewable Energy Roadmapping for Islands. The main report, intended to provide a framework for further action, is accompanied by 15 reports on...

  • September 2013
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of)

West African Power Pool: Planning and Prospects for Renewable Energy

With the energy systems of many African countries dominated by fossil-fuel sources that are vulnerable to global price volatility, regional and intra-continental power systems with high shares of renewable energy can provide least-cost option to support continued economic growth and address the continent’s acute energy access problem. Unlocking Africa’s huge...

  • June 2013
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire

Policy Challenges for Renewable Energy Deployment in Pacific Island Countries and Territories

This report addresses the specific conditions for policy making on renewables in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) across the Pacific region and proposes measures to support successful implementation.

  • November 2012
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  • Policy
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  • English
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  • Papua New Guinea, Fiji

Republic of Guinea joins IRENA and becomes 78th Member

Chargé d´Affaires a.i. Mr. Mohamed Lamine Kaba signed the Statute on 16 April 2009


Papua New Guinea's 1st Energy Sub-Technical Working Committee Meeting

Papua New Guinea's Climate Change and Development Authority called for the first Energy Sub Technical Working Committee (ESTWC) meeting to be held on the 9th of September.

  • 09 September 2020
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  • Climate Change, Islands
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  • Webinar