Renewable Energy in Burkina Faso: Improving Living Conditions and Alleviating Poverty

“Through electricity access, renewable energy projects will improve living conditions in rural areas. It will contribute to create economic activities, to improve access to health, education and culture, and eventually alleviate poverty,”...

  • October 2016

Africa Renewable Energy Projects Making a Difference

IRENA’s newly released report Africa 2030 provides a comprehensive roadmap for the continent’s energy transition, and illuminates a viable path to prosperity through renewable energy development.

  • October 2015

IRENA and ADFD Bring Renewable Power to 280,000 in Many Rural Communities

The loans go to projects in a geographically diverse set of countries including Argentina, Cuba, Iran, Mauritania and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

  • January 2015