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Investments in Renewables: IRENA Analyses Where that Money is, and isn’t, Coming From

New report identifies the investment trends driving global energy transformation.

  • January 2018

Running on Renewables: Transforming Transportation Through Renewable Technologies

Ministerial Roundtable explores links between an increasingly electrified transport sector and accelerated renewable energy deployment, with a view to scaling up the use of renewables in e-mobility.

  • January 2018

European Union Can Meet Ambitious Renewable Energy Targets

IRENA’s new study shows that exceeding EU’s 27% renewable energy target would grow economy and improve health

  • January 2018

Pre-Assembly Day live blog

IRENA Eighth Assembly Live: Pre-Assembly Day

Rolling coverage of IRENA Eighth Assembly events as they happen: Pre-Assembly Day

  • January 2018

IRENA’s Year in Review 2017

A run-through of highlights from IRENA over the last 12 months

  • December 2017

IRENA Presents President of Argentina with award for Year of Renewable Energy

Renewable energy adoption in Argentina has seen positive progress since the establishment and introduction of Plan RenovAR in 2016

  • December 2017

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