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

Planning for Solar and Wind

IRENA’s new report offers guidance on long-term issues and concerns around the large-scale integration of variable renewables in the power grid.

  • February 2017

Transforming the Power Sector, at IRENA Ministerial Meeting

Global energy leaders gathered at IRENA's Ministerial Roundtable to discuss the ongoing power sector transformation.

  • January 2017

Today’s Legislation for Tomorrow

Law makers from around the world met to discuss the next steps for renewable policies and regulations in the energy transformation.

  • January 2017

Finding a Way to Transform Energy on Islands

IRENA 7th assembly delegates met to discuss how Small Island Developing States can be supported to become sustainable and self-sufficient with renewables.

  • January 2017

Energy Community Gathers at IRENA's 7th Assembly

From 14 to 15 January 2017, IRENA's 7th assembly will gather government officials from over 150 countries, and representatives from the private sector, civil society and international organisations.

  • January 2017

IRENA’s Year in Review 2016

A look back at IRENA activities and achievements during 2016.

  • January 2017

Winners of IRENA’s Photo Competition

IRENA announces the Grand Prize Winner of its first ever Photo Competition, and reveals which competition entries won a spot in its 2017 calendar.

  • December 2016