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

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

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

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

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

Record USD105 Million of Funding Approved by ADFD Under the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

ADFD today confirmed the allocation of approximately USD 105 million for eight renewable energy projects in Antigua and Barbuda, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cuba, the Maldives, Nepal, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in the seventh cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.   
  • January 2020

Energy Transformation Can Create More than 40m Jobs in Renewable Energy

IRENA report findings released alongside the launch of new Sustainable Energy Jobs Platform during 10th Assembly
  • January 2020

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

Egypt Could Meet More than 50% of its Electricity Demand with Renewable Energy

IRENA’s new ‘Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook’ report shows renewables could present cost savings of USD 900 million annually
  • October 2018