FAO and IRENA Join Forces to Boost Renewables in Food and Agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to underscore their continued commitment to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies in agri-food, fisheries and forestry chains and sustainable bioenergy.
  • January 2021

IRENA Offers El Salvador a Strategic Action Plan To Drive Energy Transformation

IRENA analysis presents 14 concrete actions that can significantly accelerate the country’s uptake of renewable energy.
  • December 2020

Tripling Renewables Investment to Reach Climate Goal

New report confirms global investment rise in 2013-2018, but calls for considerable mobilisation of capital to recover from COVID-19 and build a climate-safe world.
  • November 2020

IRENA and SIDS DOCK Sign Agreement to Reinforce Small Island Climate Resilience

The cooperation aims at taking concrete steps to build low-carbon, climate-resilient and prosperous SIDS economies.
  • November 2020

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