IRENA and EBRD Sign an Agreement to Strenghten Cooperation

Joint initiative with IRENA to rapidly increase share of renewable power in EBRD countries

  • January 2020

IRENA Tenth Assembly Live

IRENA 10th Assembly opens today Annual Report of the Director-General and Work Programme and Budget discussions Ministerial Roundtable on Decarbonisation: Green Hydrogen

  • January 2020

Green hydrogen – The Potential Energy Transition Gamechanger

Green hydrogen is projected to grow rapidly in the coming years. Participants of a ministerial roundtable have identified it as potential key accelerator of the energy transition and enabler for a wider global decarbonization.

  • January 2020

IRENA Pre-Assembly Live Coverage

IRENA Youth Forum: The New Generation of Decision Makers 5th IRENA Legislators Forum with focus on the overall theme of parliamentary actions to accelerate the energy transformation by engaging communities and promoting a just and fair...

  • January 2020

New IRENA Report on Women in Wind Energy Launched at High-level Women’s Dinner

Wind energy: A gender perspective highlights that while significant job opportunities for women exist across the wind energy value chain, the global wind energy industry is yet to reach meaningful gender equality.

  • January 2020

Youth Gather to Tackle Development and Climate Challenges with Renewables

Inaugural IRENA Youth Forum, strengthens engagement with young people in the context of renewable energy and sustainable development

  • January 2020

IRENA Launches Capacity Building Programme for Young Professionals from LDC and SIDS

A new IRENA initiative aims to establish a capacity building programme for young professionals from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Islands Developing States (SIDS). 

  • January 2020

How Global Energy Transformed in 2019

As we enter a new decade during which significant carbon emission reductions need to be made, 2019 presents a picture of positive momentum. See 20 reminders of how energy transformation advanced in 2019. 

  • January 2020


SDG 7: Win-Win for Ending Energy Poverty and Protecting the Climate

A high-level roundtable discussion was held at COP25 in Madrid to discuss SDG 7 within the context of climate action. Two thirds of greenhouse gas emissions come from the energy sector.

  • December 2019