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

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

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

Renewable Energy Can Support Resilient and Equitable Recovery

IRENA’s first Global Renewables Outlook shows decarbonisation of the energy system supports short-term recovery while creating resilient and inclusive economies and societies.
  • April 2020

IRENA Invites Renewable Energy Developers to Register Projects on Investment Platform

Initiative forms IRENA’s contribution to Climate Investment Platform, which aims to match project opportunities with financial resources
  • March 2020

UNDP and IRENA Poised to Support Breakthroughs on Renewables

Policymakers must take swift and decisive action to stop the continued progression of fossil fuels, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and IRENA said at a joint event held at the Climate Summit in Madrid.
  • December 2019

COP 25: Renewable Energy Ambition in NDCs Must Double by 2030

New IRENA report calls on policy makers to enhance NDCs through renewables and turn the tide against global warming.
  • December 2019

UN-OHRLLS and IRENA Agree to Support Renewable Energy in Climate Vulnerable Countries

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed in New York today by the UN-OHRLLS Under-Secretary-General Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu and IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera.
  • September 2019