Egypt Could Meet More than 50% of its Electricity Demand with Renewable Energy

IRENA’s new ‘Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook’ report shows renewables could present cost savings of USD 900 million annually
  • October 2018

High-Level Renewable Energy Conference to Advance Low-Carbon Development in Egypt

Release of IRENA’s ‘Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook’ will be key focus of co-organised three-day conference in Cairo next month.
  • October 2018

Small Island Developing States and IRENA to Take Energy Transformation to Next Level

Heads of state and government and development partners to strengthen cooperation on renewable energy with the launch of the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0 at the UN General Assembly.
  • September 2018

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