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Renewable Energy Can Build Prosperity and Improve Energy Security in Pakistan

IRENA assessment shows Pakistan’s abundant renewable resources can boost power generation and energy access
  • April 2018

Global Renewable Generation Continues its Strong Growth, New IRENA Capacity Data Shows

Sector adds record 167 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity, expands 8.3% in 2017
  • April 2018

IRENA to Help Deliver Low-Carbon 2022 Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou, China

International Renewable Energy Agency to support Zhangjiakou, in Hebei Province, become China’s first energy transition pilot city
  • March 2018

IRENA Welcomes Establishment of International Solar Alliance

Joint Declaration by IRENA and International Solar Alliance pledges close cooperation to promote solar energy globally
  • March 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

EU Doubling Renewables by 2030 Positive for Economy, Key to Emission Reductions

New IRENA report outlines how increasing share of renewables to 34% can boost economy, and help meet emission reductions goals
  • February 2018

Foz do Iguassu Brazil

IRENA Welcomes Brazil's Decision to Seek Membership of the Agency

Director-General Adnan Z. Amin welcomes Brazil’s decision to initiate the process of joining IRENA
  • February 2018

Renewables and Improved Cooling Technologies Key to Reducing India's Water Use

New IRENA-WRI analysis finds that urgent action can significantly lower intensities of water withdrawal and consumption, while substantially reducing carbon emissions intensity by 2030.
  • January 2018

New Global Commission to Examine Geopolitics of Energy Transformation

IRENA Commission to analyse how energy transformation driven by renewables will impact foreign policies and geopolitics
  • January 2018

Onshore Wind Power Now as Affordable as Any Other Source, Solar to Halve by 2020

The new IRENA cost report finds all renewable technologies will be competitive by 2020. The cost of generating power from onshore wind has fallen by around a quarter since 2010, with solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity costs falling by 73 per cent in that time, according to the analysis. 
  • January 2018