Five Reasons Why Countries in the Arabian Gulf are Turning to Renewables

Led by efforts in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, the GCC has become crucial to global efforts in support of the energy transformation.

  • October 2019

IRENA Takes Call for Energy Transition Action to the World Energy Congress

IRENA will participate in the 24th World Energy Congress hosted by the United Arab Emirates from 9-12 September 2019 in Abu Dhabi

  • September 2019

AD Climate Summit: IRENA Urges for More Climate Ambition through Renewables

IRENA presents renewable energy roadmap to address climate change and deliver jobs, economic growth and sustainable development at high-level UN Climate Meeting.

  • June 2019

GROWTH@IRENA Invites Undergrads to Train During the Summer of 2019

IRENA's summer trainee programme provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to learn from experts and gain practical experience.

  • March 2019

IRENA’s Sixteenth Council Concludes

Governing body discusses energy access, corporate sourcing, the energy transition, and the future direction of the Agency.

  • November 2018

Meet the Permanent Representative of the UAE to IRENA

IRENA spoke to the new Permanent Representative of the UAE, Her Excellency Dr Nawal Al-Hosany, to understand what drives this sustainability focus.

  • September 2018

GROWTH@IRENA: Undergraduates, kick-start your career with a summer internship at IRENA

The GROWTH@IRENA summer trainee programme offers UAE-based undergraduates an opportunity to learn from experts and gain practical work experience.

  • March 2018

When Nothing Else Makes Sense, Renewables Do

Public-Private Dialogue at IRENA’s 8th Assembly highlights what governments and businesses can do to unlock investment in renewable energy.

  • February 2018

IRENA's 14th Council Reinforces Need for More Action

Two things characterized the Fourteenth Meeting of the IRENA Council: The first was a clear sense of collective determination to build on the momentum of the global energy transition. The second was a redoubling of commitments to the work of the...

  • December 2017

IRENA’s 13th Council Convenes

Convening from 23 to 24 May, the 13th Council attracted registrations from over 300 delegates representing 110 countries.

  • May 2017