IRENA and UN Agree to Jointly Combat Desertification through Renewables

IRENA and UNCCD are joining forces to support climate adaptation and resilience and to implement UN Sustainable Development Goals through renewables.

  • September 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

Renewable Technology Innovations in Focus at IRENA Innovation Day in Bangkok

The event was the second in a series of Innovation Days that IRENA is organizing around the world with the goal and showcased emerging innovations from across the ASEAN region.

  • September 2019

IRENA Takes Renewable Innovation & Climate Action to High-Level Events in Asia

Agency to participate in the ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting, the UN’s Asia-Pacific Climate Week, and host its second Innovation Day

  • August 2019

New IRENA events series kicked off with Innovation Day in Latin America

The event brought together over 200 participants from across Latin America and abroad to inspire and inform the broader and faster uptake of innovative solutions in the power sector. 

  • July 2019

IRENA and RES4Africa Partner to Accelerate Renewables in Africa

New agreement pursues sustainable development and climate goals in Africa by increasing renewable energy deployment.

  • July 2019

IRENA Puts Renewables Centre-Stage at UN High-Level Meeting on Sustainable Development

IRENA to champion role of renewable in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nation’s High-Level Political Forum

  • July 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

IRENA's Policy Day – Unlocking Investment to Boost Renewables

Fifth Policy Day brought together policy-makers, institutional partners and private sector to discuss enabling frameworks and finance mechanisms to accelerate investment in renewable energy and maximise the socio-economic benefits.

  • June 2019

IRENA and TWI Launch Open Solar Contracts for Review

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Terrawatt Initiative (TWI) have teamed up to support the rapid and widespread scale-up of solar energy. Open Solar Contracts provides freely available standardised contract documentation designed...

  • June 2019