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 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

Solar Supports Village Livelihoods and Spurs Business in Fiji

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

  • October 2017

Solar-Based Solutions Improving Livelihoods in Rural Areas

More than electricity, solar power is bringing reliable, cost-effective and environmentally sustainable development solutions to rural areas in Nepal.

  • July 2017

Renewables at the Heart of G20 Hamburg Energy Action Plan

Leaders of the world’s biggest economies envision renewables' key role in economic growth.

  • July 2017

Central Asia Aims for Sustainability

Countries pledge to further boost renewables through regional collaboration with IRENA.

  • June 2017

Future Energy, at Astana Expo 2017

Starting this week, Expo-2017 in Astana, will kick-off. World leaders, innovators, interested citizens and IRENA, will be there.

  • June 2017

IRENA’s 13th Council Convenes

Convening from 23 to 24 May, the 13th Council attracted registrations from over 300 delegates representing 110 countries.

  • May 2017

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