IRENA spoke to the Permanent Representative of Tonga to the Agency, His Excellency Honourable 'Akau'ola, to learn more about the country’s ambitions and the importance of private sector involvement to the energy transition.
New York, USA - Hélène Pelosse, Director-General of IRENA met with a delegation from the Kingdom of Tonga during Climate Week in New York.
Berlin, Germany - On 04 February 2010, Tonga and Serbia ratified the IRENA Statute, Denmark joined one day later on 05 February.
One year after the official Signing Ceremony of the 2010-2020 Tonga Energy Road Map (TERM) in Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and several development partners met in Vava’u Tonga to review the
Offshore renewables will witness substantial growth in capacity over the next decade and play an essential role in the global energy transformation. In this context, representatives from 40 countries gathered to identify collaboration areas and agree on concrete actions to accelerate progress and ensure rapid uptake of these promising technologies.
A Path to Prosperity: Renewable Energy for Islands presents a compilation of case studies from small island developing states (SIDS) and development partners.
Biomass has an auspicious future in the world’s supply of renewable energy. REmap 2030, the global roadmap developed by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), foresees a major role for modern, sustainable biomass technologies in efforts to double the share of renewables in the energy mix.
REmap 2030 is a roadmap to double the share of renewable energy by 2030. It is the first global study to provide renewable energy options based on a bottom-up analysis of official national sources. The roadmap encompasses 26 countries representing three-quarters of current energy demand. In determining the potential to scale up renewables, the study not only focuses on...
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...