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

Renewables Account for Almost Three Quarters of New Capacity in 2019

Renewables sector adds 176 GW of generating capacity with solar and wind accounting for 90 per cent of additions. 
  • April 2020

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity

According to the last findings, renewable energy capacity has added 171 GW in the last year, IRENA report finds.
  • April 2019

Global Renewable Generation Continues its Strong Growth, New IRENA Capacity Data Shows

Sector adds record 167 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity, expands 8.3% in 2017
  • April 2018

Aerial shot of a solar PV farm

2016 a Record Year for Renewables, Latest IRENA Data Reveals

Solar outpaces wind for new power capacity
  • March 2017