IRENA’s 13th Council Convenes

Convening from 23 to 24 May, the 13th Council attracted registrations from over 300 delegates representing 110 countries.

  • May 2017

Opening IRENA's Doors to Students this Summer

"He seeks an entry-level job to get experience, but he cannot get an entry-level job without experience," the Zen Master riddles to his disciple...

  • March 2017

Ministers Gather to Discuss Development with Off-Grid Renewables

What’s the best way to bring reliable electricity access to billions of people? Off-grid renewables offers one approach, that's economical, sustainable and has socioeconomic benefits.

  • February 2017

Transforming the Power Sector, at IRENA Ministerial Meeting

Global energy leaders gathered at IRENA's Ministerial Roundtable to discuss the ongoing power sector transformation.

  • January 2017

Today’s Legislation for Tomorrow

Law makers from around the world met to discuss the next steps for renewable policies and regulations in the energy transformation.

  • January 2017

Finding a Way to Transform Energy on Islands

IRENA 7th assembly delegates met to discuss how Small Island Developing States can be supported to become sustainable and self-sufficient with renewables.

  • January 2017

Energy Community Gathers at IRENA's 7th Assembly

From 14 to 15 January 2017, IRENA's 7th assembly will gather government officials from over 150 countries, and representatives from the private sector, civil society and international organisations.

  • January 2017

Green Gold: Growing Jet Fuel in the Desert

Thirty kilometres from the bustle of downtown Abu Dhabi, lies a remarkable undertaking that could one day change the environmental impact of air travel.

  • November 2016

IRENA's 12th Council Convenes

Convened from 1 to 2 November 2016, IRENA’s 12th Council attracted more than 300 high-level government representatives from 100 countries – the most ever represented at a council meeting.

  • November 2016

IRENA Director-General Brings Renewables Revolution to Centre Stage of Dubai Summit

“The policies, technologies and business models required to power our green economy are available today,” said IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin during his keynote speech at the opening of this year’s World Green Economy Summit...

  • October 2016