Driving a Smarter Future

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

  • May 2019

IRENA to Drive Clean Energy Transition at Ministerial in Vancouver

From 27-29 May, Ministers from over 25 countries will gather in Vancouver to accelerate progress towards a clean energy future. IRENA will be present, widely engaging in high-level meetings and side-events.

  • May 2019

Argentinian City Puts Solar Water Heaters on the Boil

Growing cities need power, heat and water in rapidly rising quantities. Argentina’s third largest city, Rosario, with a population approaching a million, is encouraging widespread use of solar water heaters as a way to help meet its energy...

  • May 2019

Addressing Food Security and Boosting Development with Geothermal Heat

Low and medium temperature geothermal resources can serve as a sustainable and effective energy source for food production and drying.

  • April 2019

How to Transform Energy System And Reduce Carbon Emissions

Digital story: Electricity from renewables must underpin our future energy system. Renewable energy can immediately and significantly reduce global carbon emissions. 

  • April 2019

IRENA Staff Bid Farewell to Director-General Adnan Z. Amin

IRENA staff bid farewell to outgoing Director-General as he prepares to officially leave office on April 3, following eight years heading the Agency.

  • April 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

Powering Climate Action in Africa with Renewable Energy

Africa Climate Week brings together international, regional and national stakeholders to discuss climate change and actions and to strengthen stakeholders’ engagements in key sectors including energy, agriculture and human settlement.

  • March 2019

IRENA Outlines 10-point Roadmap to Renewable Energy Growth in the Republic of Moldova

The Republic of Moldova may be one of Europe’s smaller economies but the country is big on renewable energy potential. According to an International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) report in 2017, the cost-competitive potential for solar...

  • February 2019

World Government Summit Calls for Urgent Energy Transformation and Climate Action

World leaders currently meeting at the World Government Summit in Dubai called for greater ambition and action to fight climate change. 

  • February 2019