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IRENA to Present Innovation Pathway to Renewable Energy Growth at G20

Agency to present grid integration solutions that can support the rapid scale up of variable renewable energy in G20 power systems.

  • June 2019

11 Million People Employed in Renewable Energy Worldwide in 2018

More countries tapped into the socio-economic gains of the energy transition.

  • June 2019


IRENA Signs Supplementary Agreement to Headquarters Agreement with the UAE

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today signed a supplementary agreement to the headquarters agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  • June 2019

Renewable Energy Costs Take Another Tumble, Making Fossil Fuels Look More Expensive Than Ever

The cost of renewable energy has tumbled even further over the past year, to the point where almost every source of green energy can now compete on cost with oil, coal and gas-fired power plants, according to new data released today.


Solar, Onshore Wind Costs Set To Fall Below New Fossil Fuel Energy

Electricity generated by onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies will in the next year be consistently cheaper than from any fossil fuel source, a report showed on Wednesday, boosting the case for energy sources that don’t emit carbon.


Falling Renewable Power Costs Open Door to Greater Climate Ambition

Solar and wind are set to provide cheaper electricity than fossil fuels by 2020, IRENA’s latest report on power generation costs shows.

  • May 2019

100% by 2050 – Vancouver’s roadmap to urban sustainability

Vancouver is leading this urban energy transformation by committing itself to 100% renewables by 2050 through an ambitious, well-defined roadmap for a sustainable, carbon-free future. 

  • May 2019

More People Have Access to Electricity, but World Is Falling Short of Sustainable Energy Goals

More People Have Access to Electricity Than Ever Before, but World Is Falling Short of Sustainable Energy Goals

  • May 2019

Driving a Smarter Future

IRENA analysis explores the potential and impact of smart charging electric vehicles on the energy transition.

  • May 2019