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Renewables Could Cover More Than One-Third of Energy Demand in CESEC

New IRENA report explores cost-effective growth of renewables in Central and South Eastern Europe to save costs, enhance energy security and supply affordable energy to all citizens in the region.
  • October 2020

CDF and IRENA Collaborate to Boost Low-Carbon Investments in the Caribbean

Cooperation will support renewable energy and energy efficiency drive as Caribbean looks to transition away from fossil fuel dependency.
  • October 2020

Renewable Energy Jobs Continue Growth to 11.5 Million Worldwide

The seventh edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review confirms long-term growth trend; strong policy action essential to ensure continued employment expansion in the COVID-19 era.
  • September 2020

World Economic Forum and IRENA Partner for Sustainable Energy Future

The signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aims to forward the renewable energy agenda through improved access to finance, policy frameworks and energy literacy.
  • September 2020

Eliminating CO2 Emissions from Industry and Transport in Line with 1.5°C Climate Goal

Renewable energy holds the key to most of the options available to reach zero emissions in industry and transport, IRENA’s new report “Reaching Zero with Renewables” shows. 
  • September 2020

OLADE and IRENA Put Renewables at Heart of Economic Recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

Accelerating renewables could bring 3 million jobs to Latin America as region battles COVID-19
  • July 2020

ADGM Inks Partnership with IRENA to Promote Sustainable Finance

IRENA and ADGM, the award-winning international financial centre have signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to signify their joint commitment to progressing sustainable finance across the UAE and the wider region. 
  • July 2020

IRENA Puts Energy Transformation at Heart of Sustainable Recovery Agenda

Report says targeted public spending and policy action will bring immediate jobs and boost GDP - provides recommendations how to maximise recovery while meeting climate goals.
  • June 2020

Renewables Increasingly Beat Even Cheapest Coal Competitors on Cost

Competitive power generation costs make investment in renewables highly attractive as countries target economic recovery from COVID-19, new IRENA report finds.
  • June 2020

SIDS to Align Renewables Ambition with Recovery Efforts to Rebuild Economies

High-level Dialogue on Accelerating Energy Transition in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to Stimulate Post Pandemic Recovery.
  • June 2020