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

How Jobs in Renewables Are Powering Low-carbon Economic Growth

11 million people now work in renewable energy. This digital story shows which countries lead job creation in the sector and how renewables benefit the economy.

  • June 2019

Francesco La Camera meets UN Secretary-General António Guterres to Discuss Climate Action

IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera was received by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on 17 June 2019, when visiting the UN headquarters in New York. 

  • June 2019

IRENA to Present Innovation Pathway to Renewable Energy Growth at G20

Agency to present grid integration solutions that can support the rapid scale up of variable renewable energy in G20 power systems.

  • June 2019