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

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

IRENA and ESCAP Step up Joint Efforts to Support Asia-Pacific’s Crisis Response

The two organisations will seek to bolster provision of low-cost, sustainable energy to prepare health systems for vaccine delivery and rebuild economies.
  • May 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

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

IRENA Signs Partnership with Southeast Asian Countries as Region Looks to Scale-Up Renewables

New partnership highlighted in the ASEAN Energy Ministers’ Joint Statement, including plan for immediate action
  • October 2018