An Ancient Route Renewed

China’s Belt and Road Initiative revives history for modern trade, development and renewable energy across Asia.

  • May 2017

Spurring Renewable Energy Deployment in Central Asia

Abu Dhabi workshop gathers Central Asia regional stakeholders to explore strategies for seizing its vast renewable energy potential.

  • May 2017

Ministers: 'IRENA/ADFD Plays Key Role Advancing Renewables in Developing Countries'

Renewable energy projects from the Marshall Islands, Niger, Seychelles and the Solomon Islands have been selected to receive a total of USD 44.5 million in funding through the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.

  • March 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

Onshore Wind Industry Learning Fast

Governments, policy makers, regulators and energy and climate modellers all recognise onshore wind as an increasingly competitive source of new power generation.

  • March 2017

Biogas Cost Reductions to Boost Sustainable Transport

Biogas holds great potential to substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector.

  • March 2017

Developing Bankable Woody Biomass Projects

To help woody biomass projects development, IRENA's new guidelines describes what's needed to plan, establish, operate, and decommission a bankable project.

  • March 2017

Enabling Variable Renewables and Driving Down Emissions, with Electric Vehicles

IRENA’s newly released technology brief suggests four concurrent general strategies to maximise the benefits of electric vehicles.

  • February 2017

Sustainable Flight with Biofuels

If the aviation sector were a country, it would be the eighth-largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. Biofuels offer a solution.

  • February 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