Suzhou Forum Calls for Faster Energy Transformation for Better Lives and Prosperity

Senior government officials, business leaders and key players in the global energy sector met today at the Third International Forum on Energy Transitions (IFET) in Suzhou, China.

  • October 2018

Advancing Renewable Energy Can Transform Healthcare in Rural Communities

IRENA’s Renewable Energy Solutions for Healthcare Facilities Conference will advance cross-sector discussion between the energy and healthcare communities

  • October 2018

IRENA Engages with Parliamentarians to Increase Ambition on Renewable Energy

During the IPU Assembly, IRENA will engage with legislators on topics such as the design of policy instruments, socio-economic benefits, investment challenges and technological opportunities of renewables to increase parliamentary support for the...

  • October 2018

IRENA's Adnan Z. Amin Meets President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to Discuss Egypt’s Energy Future

During the meeting, Director-General Amin and President Sisi discussed Egypt’s remarkable progress in the pursuit of large-scale renewable energy deployment and identified areas in which bilateral cooperation can be strengthened.

  • October 2018

Accelerating Renewables Is Our Most Effective Climate Solution

IRENA welcomed the IPCC report’s focus on the critical role of renewable energy in tackling climate change and urged the global community to accelerate its deployment.

  • October 2018

Be part of the IRENA Gender and Renewable Energy Survey

IRENA, with support from GWNET, REN21 and other institutions, is undertaking a global Gender and Renewable Energy survey.

  • October 2018

Adnan Z. Amin on the Future of the Energy System with Columbia Energy Exchange (Podcast)

On a new episode of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff sits down with Adnan Amin, the Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency, to discuss the transition to a sustainable energy future. 

  • October 2018

IRENA at UNGA73: Renewables Central to Global Climate and Sustainable Development Objectives

As leaders meet in New York for their annual gathering, IRENA is actively engaging with states and stakeholders during the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

  • September 2018

Renewable Energy is Enabling a World of Cheap, Abundant Electricity

The synergies between electrification of end-use sectors and accelerated renewables deployment are very strong. But during the conference it was stressed that smart approaches to electrification are crucial to harness the synergies. 

  • September 2018

A Digitalised, Decentralised Future is Around the Corner

IRENA Innovation Week showcased a rich series of presentations and panel discussions exploring how emerging innovations are impacting the way we manage and distribute energy.

  • September 2018