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ADFD Approves USD25 Million for Solar PV Projects in Mauritius and Rwanda

Projects selected via IRENA/ADFD Project Facility will support poverty alleviation through renewable energy.
  • January 2018

Lawmakers Discuss Policies to Accelerate Global Energy Transformation

IRENA Legislators Forum and joint event with FNC promotes lawmaking to boost renewable energy deployment
  • January 2018

IRENA 8th Assembly

Governments to Signal Support for IRENA Key Role in Global Energy Transformation

More than 1,100 government representatives from over 150 countries to gather in Abu Dhabi for Eighth IRENA Assembly
  • January 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

Countries Meet to Chart the Future of IRENA in Driving the Global Energy Transformation

IRENA’s 14th Council Meeting Begins in Abu Dhabi
  • November 2017

Asian solar panels

ADFD, IRENA Open New Round of Funding for Renewable Energy Projects, Invite Applications

Within the framework of the ADFD-funded US$350 million IRENA/ADFD Project Facility, the current funding round of US$50 million in concessional loans marks the sixth annual cycle
  • November 2017

Renewable Energy Can Be Strengthened in Next Round of Climate Negotiations

Nationally Determined Contributions under Paris Agreement must reflect growing business case and global momentum for renewables 
  • November 2017

Islands - Ariel view

SIDS Signal High Ambition to Address Climate Change and Scale-Up Renewables

Maldives hosts inaugural Island Renewable Energy Initiative with IRENA in Malé
  • October 2017

Battery Storage Station

Battery Costs in Stationary Energy Could Fall by up to 66%, Grow 17-Fold by 2030, Says IRENA

Energy storage capacity to triple by 2030, if countries double the share of renewables in the world’s energy system
  • October 2017