IRENA and AOSIS signed an agreement today at COP26, known as ‘Adaptation Day’, that will see the two organisations work closely to mobilise climate finance and to advance the deployment of renewable energy across Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
Through the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative, IRENA, in collaboration with SPC, hosted a regional training that aims to strengthen the Pacific SIDS capacity to implement their NDCs and long-term low emission development strategies.
During Climate and Biodiversity Week at EXPO2020, IRENA brought together SIDS ministers, SEforALL, Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), among others, under one roof to discuss the obstacles that the SIDS face in expediting access to predictable and affordable finance for energy transition and climate action.
The report highlights the main challenges and way forward to adapt the broader UNFC specifications and guidelines to geothermal energy resources.
The Roadmap charts a path for the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, providing options for achieving a 100% renewable energy share in both the power and transport sectors.
IRENA and the High-level Climate Champions hosted this event to support the accelerated mobilisation of investments and finance for energy transitions in SIDS for improved livelihoods and poverty eradication.
Pacific SIDS committed to strengthening energy transformation through more ambitious nationally determined contributions ahead of COP26.
IRENA report shows renewable generation, green hydrogen and EVs are the most cost-effective energy strategy for the Caribbean island.
IRENA, in partnership with UK COP26 Presidency and the Regional NDC Pacific Hub, hosted a one-day, virtual dialogue on the COP26 Climate Dialogue in the Pacific.
This webinar aims to present key findings from the IRENA’s report Transforming small island power systems, share main takeaways from several grid assessment studies, and launch the Agency's new report on 'Quality Infrastructure for Smart Mini-grids'.