IRENA / Bill Fontana Art Exhibit 'Primal Sonic Visions' Opens at Venice Architecture Biennale

Primal Sonic Visions is a powerful series of multimedia works by internationally-renowned conceptual artist Bill Fontana which interweave art and renewable energy to create a compelling vision of a sustainable energy future.

  • May 2018

Prioritising Innovations for Decarbonisation

New IRENA report outlines a series of innovation priorities that policymakers must address to successfully decarbonise the energy system with renewables.

  • May 2018

Advancing Africa with Renewable Energy Auctions

Renewable energy auctions in South Africa, Uganda and Zambia are changing renewables’ prospects on the continent.

  • May 2018

15th Council of IRENA: Growth, Jobs and Access Fuel the Energy Transformation Discussion

Approximately 300 representatives from around the world, gathered in Abu Dhabi for the 15th Council of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi, in May 2018.

  • May 2018

New Estimates Show Rapid Growth in Off-Grid Renewables

Rapid global growth in the number of people using off-grid solar and other renewable power

  • May 2018

Growing Flores's "Geothermal Garden"

IRENA, IGA, World Bank workshop demonstrates how a uniform classification of geothermal resources may help attract geothermal investment in Indonesia.

  • April 2018

Indonesia’s ‘Superheroines’ Empowered with Renewables

Women and renewables empowerment programme expands solar energy access to Indonesia’s off-grid communities.

  • April 2018

Powerful New Policy Options to Scale Up Renewables in New IRENA, IEA, REN21 Report

A new report from IRENA, IEA and REN21 sheds light on the policy barriers to increased deployment of renewables and provides a range of options for policymakers to scale-up their ambitions.

  • April 2018

Japan’s international renewables leadership can help it scale-up domestic market

IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin discusses the era of renewable energy diplomacy and Japan’s place within a global energy sector undergoing a rapid transformation with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Taro Kono. 

  • April 2018

IRENA, IGA and World Bank Team Up to Streamline Geothermal Energy Development

New country-level resource data gathering and classification effort to streamline geothermal investments and facilitate more projects around the world

  • April 2018