Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Growing, Taking Place in 75 Countries

The study shows world market for corporate sourcing of renewable electricity reached 465 terawatt hours in 2017 – enough to power a country the size of France.
  • May 2018

Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 10.3 Million Worldwide in 2017

The renewable energy industry created more than 500,000 new jobs globally in 2017, a 5.3% increase from 2016, according to the latest figures  from IRENA.
  • May 2018

Higher Shares of Renewable Energy Central to Sustainable Development Across Southeast Asia

New IRENA market analysis sees renewable energy driving growth and expanding energy access in Southeast Asia 
  • February 2018

Visions of Sustainability Exhibit Showcases Power and Elemental Beauty of Renewable Energy

Week-long art exhibit hosted by IRENA brings global message of renewables and sustainability to UAE
  • January 2018

Renewable Energy Can Account for 37% of Thailand’s Energy Mix by 2036

More ambitious renewable energy deployment could save over USD 9 billion annually  
  • December 2017

Tangste power plant

A Quarter of India’s Energy Demand Can Be Met with Renewable Energy

Increasing India’s renewables would save 12 times more than it costs
  • August 2017

Wind turbine being assembled

Renewable Energy Employs 9.8 million People Worldwide, New IRENA Report Finds

Global energy system creating more jobs in renewables than in fossil-fuel technologies
  • May 2017

Transmission lines and wind turbines

New IRENA Report Details How Renewables Can Decarbonise the Energy Sector and Improve the Lives of Billions

Falling costs, driven by innovation in technology and policy, is spurring renewable energy deployment and with it a myriad of socioeconomic benefits, according to the new comprehensive publication released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). REthinking Energy, now in its third edition, was released today at IRENA’s seventh Assembly, the Agency’s ultimate...
  • January 2017

Transmission lines

South East Europe Has Vast Renewable Potential worth 740 GW, IRENA Report Finds

A new comprehensive study from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), reveals the enormous potential of renewable energy in the South East Europe (SEE) region.
  • January 2017

Wind turbine on a snow capped mountain

IRENA & South East European Countries Collaborate to Boost Regional Renewables Deployment

In a first-of-its kind workshop concluding today in Bucharest, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and South East European (SEE) countries agreed to strengthen their collaboration to accelerate renewable energy deployment in the region.
  • October 2016