While SIDS contribute only to a very small percentage of global emissions, they are taking decisive steps to scale up renewable energy and fulfil their own international climate pledges.
Strong partnerships vital for accelerating Cuba’s energy transformation and realising renewable energy goals.
New IRENA tools and platforms to aid energy transition among small island states seek to turn urgency into opportunity.
The role of renewable energy as an enabler of island resilience and prosperity takes centre-stage at IRENA’s Small Island Developing States Energy Day.
Reliable solar-powered refrigerators are creating economic opportunities for remote, rural towns.
Renewable energy projects from the Marshall Islands, Niger, Seychelles and the Solomon Islands have been selected to receive a total of USD 44.5 million in funding through the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.
IRENA 7th assembly delegates met to discuss how Small Island Developing States can be supported to become sustainable and self-sufficient with renewables.
As early supporters of renewable energy technologies Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have played a pivotal role in demonstrating the role of renewables in achieving the Sustainable Development and Climate agendas. They know that overcoming...
Today, the US Department of Energy and the US State Department announced a new initiative to help boost renewables on islands. The Energy Transition Initiative Pacific Program will help Pacific islands move away from costly imported fuels and towards...
On 2 December at COP21 in Paris, IRENA and Germany hosted an event to celebrate and strengthen win-win renewable solutions for small island developing states (SIDS).