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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

Building Capacity on Bankable Power Purchase Agreements in Pacific Islands

The capacity building roundtable on the design of bankable power purchase agreements in the Pacific SIDS was organised by IRENA, in partnership with the Pacific Power Association, Pacific Community, Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.
  • November 2019

Latin America and Caribbean on the Brink of Massive Solar Power Growth

As new markets emerge worldwide, IRENA’s latest report sees solar PV covering one quarter of global power by 2050.
  • November 2019

Action on the Ground Takes Centre Stage in Abu Dhabi as Countries Gather for 18th IRENA Council

Agency reviews progress and plans new work programme towards a climate-safe, sustainable future.
  • November 2019

Asia Poised to Become Dominant Market for Wind Energy

Wind energy could cover more than one third of global power needs in 2050 reducing global carbon emissions by a quarter, new IRENA report finds
  • October 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

Climate Investment Platform Targets Increase in Flow of Capital to Clean Energy Projects

IRENA, SEforALL and UNDP announce partnership in coordination with Green Climate Fund to advance low-carbon energy transition and raise climate ambition.
  • September 2019

IRENA Urges Leaders to Build Climate Response around Renewables

Public and private sector leaders are being urged to double annual investments in renewable energy to keep the world well below 2°C of warming, says a new report by IRENA.
  • September 2019

IRENA and UN Climate Change Join Forces to Accelerate Renewables as Climate Solution

IRENA and UNFCCC are jointly ramping up efforts to fight climate change by promoting the widespread adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy.
  • August 2019

IRENA-ADFD Partnership Delivers 10MW Solar PV Project in Cuba

Project provides energy to 7 000 homes and contributes to the Cuban government target of increasing renewable energy share to 24% by 2030
  • July 2019