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Innovation Paves Way for Next Stage of Global Energy Transformation

Innovative solutions accelerate low-cost renewables in the power sector, providing countries with tools to benefit from renewables scale-up, new IRENA report finds
  • February 2019

Renewable Energy the Most Competitive Source of New Power Generation in GCC

Under current plans, the region will install 7 gigawatts (GW) of new power generation capacity from renewable sources by the early 2020s
  • January 2019

Adnan Z. Amin Given Honorary Title of Director-General Emeritus

IRENA Assembly decision recognises Mr. Amin’s pivotal role in establishing leadership of Agency in global energy transformation.
  • January 2019

Francesco La Camera Appointed as New IRENA Director-General

Assembly selects Italian official to lead the International Renewable Energy Agency
  • January 2019

ADFD Approves Projects Worth USD 31 Million through IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

 Projects in Guyana, Liberia and Togo will provide energy access and advance sustainable development.
  • January 2019

Global Commission Describes New Geopolitical Power Dynamics Created by Renewables

Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation says the new energy age will reshape relations between states and regions bringing "A New World" of power, security, energy independence and prosperity.
  • January 2019

IRENA Assembly Set for Record Participation as 125 Ministers Gather to Discuss Energy Transformation

Scaling-up renewable energy world-wide key priority as global leaders and representatives from 160 countries join more than 1,200 participants for Agency’s ninth Assembly which will elect a new Director-General.
  • January 2019

Canada Joins International Renewable Energy Agency

Canada has today officially become the 160th member of IRENA. 
  • January 2019

Enabling change through energy transition

Policy makers and influencers, innovators and business drivers from a wide range of sectors and across the world came together for this year’s Global Climate Action Energy Day at the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice. 
  • December 2018

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Loans Worth over US$50 Million Available

Seventh funding cycle of IRENA/ADFD Project Facility is now open for applications from government-backed projects in developing countries.
  • November 2018