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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

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

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

Higher Shares of Renewable Energy Central to Sustainable Development Across Southeast Asia

New IRENA market analysis sees renewable energy driving growth and expanding energy access in Southeast Asia 
  • February 2018

Renewable Energy Can Account for 37% of Thailand’s Energy Mix by 2036

More ambitious renewable energy deployment could save over USD 9 billion annually  
  • December 2017

Solar PV panels across a mountain

Southeast Asia Eyes Renewable Energy to Fuel Economic Growth and Build Climate Resilience

Southeast Asian nations and IRENA join forces to scale-up renewables in the region
  • September 2017

Tangste power plant

A Quarter of India’s Energy Demand Can Be Met with Renewable Energy

Increasing India’s renewables would save 12 times more than it costs
  • August 2017

Installation of solar panels in the mountains

Central Asian Countries Commit to Accelerate the Uptake of Renewables in the Region

IRENA collaborates with Central Asia to capitalise on substantial renewable energy potential
  • June 2017

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IRENA and State Grid of China to Cooperate on Accelerating Energy Transition

IRENA to work with world’s largest utility to improve grid efficiency 
  • June 2017

Bangui wind farm

Renewables Hold Great Promise for Philippines

IRENA recommends concrete actions for renewable energy deployment
  • March 2017