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International Renewable Energy Agency Opens Seventh Assembly

Government officials from more than 150 countries and leaders from international organisations, the private sector and civil society are gathering today and tomorrow in Abu Dhabi for the Seventh Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to chart a pathway to a sustainable energy future.
  • January 2017

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$46 Million in Loans Announced for Four Renewable Energy Projects in Africa, Caribbean

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) today announced USD 46 million in concessional loans for four renewable energy projects in developing countries.
  • January 2016

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Supporting Renewable Energy Entrepreneurs in West Africa

With electricity demand on the rise across West Africa, renewable energy entrepreneurs are at the forefront of efforts to extend access to modern energy services. In renewable energy as in other sectors, private-sector entrepreneurs are often the best placed to identify local needs and create tailor-made solutions.
  • February 2015

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Renewing Africa’s Energy Future

A side event, jointly organised by IRENA and the Government of Mozambique during the Rio+20 conference highlighted the role of renewable energy in meeting the growing energy demand in Africa. The event brought together some 300 policy- and decision makers, including 14 ministers and representatives of regional and international organisations.
  • June 2012