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Renewable Energy the Most Competitive Source of New Power Generation in GCC

Under current plans, the region will install 7 gigawatts (GW) of new power generation capacity from renewable sources by the early 2020s

  • January 2019

Adnan Z. Amin Given Honorary Title of Director-General Emeritus

IRENA Assembly decision recognises Mr. Amin’s pivotal role in establishing leadership of Agency in global energy transformation.

  • January 2019

Francesco La Camera appointed as new IRENA Director-General

Assembly selects Italian official to lead the International Renewable Energy Agency

  • January 2019

ADFD Approves Projects worth USD 31 Million through IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

 Projects in Guyana, Liberia and Togo will provide energy access and advance sustainable development.

  • January 2019

IRENA Ninth Assembly Live

High-Level Segment about IRENA's activity over the last eight years "Taking Stock of Progress" The Next Director-General of IRENA will be announced tonight

  • January 2019

To make the energy transformation a success, be unafraid to fail

During a Ministerial Roundtable at IRENA’s 9th Assembly, government officials gathered to examine new, disruptive innovations emerging that are changing the ways in which energy systems are configured and operate. 

  • January 2019


Optimism and Opportunity Evident as Delegates Gather for IRENA9A

Representatives from more than 160 countries, the private sector and civil society are gathering to discuss key issues in the global energy transition and chart the way forward for the Agency against a backdrop of remarkable progress on deployment.

  • January 2019

Global Commission Describes New Geopolitical Power Dynamics Created by Renewables

Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation says the new energy age will reshape relations between states and regions bringing "A New World" of power, security, energy independence and prosperity.

  • January 2019

IRENA Assembly Set for Record Participation as 125 Ministers Gather to Discuss Energy Transformation

Scaling-up renewable energy world-wide key priority as global leaders and representatives from 160 countries join more than 1,200 participants for Agency’s ninth Assembly which will elect a new Director-General.

  • January 2019