Agency identifies four innovation focus areas in 2018 Global Innovation Index report
IRENA Director-General tours Morocco’s Nour Solar Complex in Ouarzazate – the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world.
Despite Japan’s technical and construction preeminence and its significant energy potential, there are only around twenty geothermal plants in Japan, generating 0.3% of the country’s total electricity. However, in the wake of the...
IRENA brief highlights positive momentum for off-grid renewable energy, and its transformative impact as a key pillar of Sustainable Development Goal 7.
High-Level Political Forum reaffirms renewable energy’s central role in achieving global sustainable development goals.
New solar resource map will help identify the best solar resources for informing and facilitating renewable energy planning across the country.
Central America’s potential to develop variable renewable energy is significant, and recent capacity additions in El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama point to a bright future for wind and solar adoption in the region. But to stimulate the...
Mali is heavily reliant on fossil fuel imports. As a result, around three-quarters of the country’s mostly rural population lack basic energy needs like electricity access. They are ready for change.
IRENA launched an electricity storage tool that enables users to undertake a rapid, but robust, analysis of the relative economic suitability of 13 different electricity storage technologies across 12 stationary storage applications.
Women comprise roughly half the world’s population. Their full inclusion is vital to ensuring that the new energy economy is based on the largest pool of talent and knowledge.