SIDS Energy Day: Small, Strong and Resilient

The role of renewable energy as an enabler of island resilience and prosperity takes centre-stage at IRENA’s Small Island Developing States Energy Day

  • November 2017

Expanding Matchmaking Platform for Sustainable Energy Financing

IRENA’s Sustainable Energy Marketplace expands to global coverage

  • November 2017

COP23 Renewable Energy Day:  Action on Climate and Accelerating Energy System Transformation

Governments of Fiji, Germany and United Arab Emirates together with IRENA and Deutsche Post DHL Group, host ‘COP23 Renewable Energy Day’ to accelerate energy transition

  • November 2017

IRENA and State Grid Corporation of China Team-Up to Expand Regional Renewable Capacities

Technical experts from SGCC to assist IRENA’s renewable capacity building activities in Africa, Central America and Southeast Asia

  • November 2017

IRENA Coalition For Action Launches #Renewables4Climate Campaign

New campaign highlights renewable energy as key climate solution.

  • November 2017

Solar Supports Village Livelihoods and Spurs Business in Fiji

Reliable solar-powered refrigerators are creating economic opportunities for remote, rural towns.

  • October 2017

New addition to IRENA’s Project Navigator has the best practices for developing mini-grid projects in Small Island Developing States.

Mini-Grid Project Guide Developed for Small Islands

New addition to IRENA’s Project Navigator has the best practices for developing mini-grid projects in Small Island Developing States.

  • September 2017

This is Izalco, a stratovolcano in El Salvador, that through continuous eruptions, formed between 1770 and 1958. This “young” volcano is  a sign of the enormous geothermal energy potential sitting beneath this Central American country.

Geothermal, a Hot Topic in El Salvador

Central American countries seek to bring geothermal to the forefront of future energy development plans.

  • September 2017

Renewables and Energy Efficiency: A Dynamic Duo

Maximising the synergy between the two crucial objectives can drastically reduce energy-related carbon emissions.

  • August 2017

Solar-Based Solutions Improving Livelihoods in Rural Areas

More than electricity, solar power is bringing reliable, cost-effective and environmentally sustainable development solutions to rural areas in Nepal.

  • July 2017