New Estimates Show Rapid Growth in Off-Grid Renewables

Rapid global growth in the number of people using off-grid solar and other renewable power

  • May 2018

Growing Flores's "Geothermal Garden"

IRENA, IGA, World Bank workshop demonstrates how a uniform classification of geothermal resources may help attract geothermal investment in Indonesia.

  • April 2018

Indonesia’s ‘Superheroines’ Empowered with Renewables

Women and renewables empowerment programme expands solar energy access to Indonesia’s off-grid communities.

  • April 2018

Powerful New Policy Options to Scale Up Renewables in New IRENA, IEA, REN21 Report

A new report from IRENA, IEA and REN21 sheds light on the policy barriers to increased deployment of renewables and provides a range of options for policymakers to scale-up their ambitions.

  • April 2018

Japan’s international renewables leadership can help it scale-up domestic market

IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin discusses the era of renewable energy diplomacy and Japan’s place within a global energy sector undergoing a rapid transformation with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Taro Kono. 

  • April 2018

IRENA, IGA and World Bank Team Up to Streamline Geothermal Energy Development

New country-level resource data gathering and classification effort to streamline geothermal investments and facilitate more projects around the world

  • April 2018

Boosting Energy Access through Parliamentary Action

Belgian Parliamentarian, Andries Gryffroy shares his views on enabling energy access through pro-renewables policy making

  • March 2018

GROWTH@IRENA: Undergraduates, kick-start your career with a summer internship at IRENA

The GROWTH@IRENA summer trainee programme offers UAE-based undergraduates an opportunity to learn from experts and gain practical work experience

  • March 2018

Empowering women in Nigeria with solar energy

Empowering Women in Nigeria with Solar Energy

In Nigeria, a new solar energy initiative is providing the community with an affordable source of energy, and empowering women through access to income-generation activates.

  • March 2018

Embracing Renewables in Cuba

Strong partnerships vital for accelerating Cuba’s energy transformation and realising renewable energy goals

  • February 2018