New Funds Available for Renewable Energy Projects in Developing Countries

IRENA is now welcoming applications for a fourth round of funding to support renewable energy projects in developing countries. The funding round of approximately USD 50 million now available is part of a USD 350 million commitment by the UAE to...

  • November 2015

New ratifications for IRENA

Three new ratifications occurred this week.. Mali (19 October 2010) Senegal (19 October 2010) Bangladesh (21 October 2010) As of today, 148 countries and the European Union have signed IRENA's statute and 42 have ratified it.

  • October 2010

Lower cost, stable supply, economic growth - a village in Mali shifts to solar

Landlocked Mali is one of the largest countries in Africa. It is also heavily reliant on fossil fuel imports, exposing it to price volatility and unreliable supply. As a result, around three-quarters of the country’s mostly rural population of...