Building innovation networks to transform the energy landscape

IRENA reaches out to energy innovators at European Utility Week and the Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference

  • December 2017

IRENA's 14th Council Reinforces Need for More Action

Two things characterized the Fourteenth Meeting of the IRENA Council: The first was a clear sense of collective determination to build on the momentum of the global energy transition. The second was a redoubling of commitments to the work of the...

  • December 2017

The Age of Renewable Energy Diplomacy

Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of IRENA reflects on how the rise of renewables will change the geopolitical landscape for the better, and how diplomats can make the most of the age of renewable energy.

  • November 2017

SIDS Energy Day: Small, Strong and Resilient

The role of renewable energy as an enabler of island resilience and prosperity takes centre-stage at IRENA’s Small Island Developing States Energy Day

  • November 2017

Expanding Matchmaking Platform for Sustainable Energy Financing

IRENA’s Sustainable Energy Marketplace expands to global coverage

  • November 2017

COP23 Renewable Energy Day:  Action on Climate and Accelerating Energy System Transformation

Governments of Fiji, Germany and United Arab Emirates together with IRENA and Deutsche Post DHL Group, host ‘COP23 Renewable Energy Day’ to accelerate energy transition

  • November 2017

IRENA and State Grid Corporation of China Team-Up to Expand Regional Renewable Capacities

Technical experts from SGCC to assist IRENA’s renewable capacity building activities in Africa, Central America and Southeast Asia

  • November 2017

IRENA Coalition For Action Launches #Renewables4Climate Campaign

New campaign highlights renewable energy as key climate solution.

  • November 2017

Solar Supports Village Livelihoods and Spurs Business in Fiji

Reliable solar-powered refrigerators are creating economic opportunities for remote, rural towns.

  • October 2017

New addition to IRENA’s Project Navigator has the best practices for developing mini-grid projects in Small Island Developing States.

Mini-Grid Project Guide Developed for Small Islands

New addition to IRENA’s Project Navigator has the best practices for developing mini-grid projects in Small Island Developing States.

  • September 2017