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Wind farm in Costa Rica

South America Plans for its Renewable Energy Future

Experts share best practices to address challenges associated with the integration of variable renewable technologies such as wind and solar 
  • August 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

Geothermal spring in Bolivia

Geothermal Energy Can Boost Low Carbon Economic Development in Central America, Says IRENA

IRENA and Central American countries hold workshop to overcome geothermal development barriers across the region
  • August 2017

Installation of solar panels in the mountains

Central Asian Countries Commit to Accelerate the Uptake of Renewables in the Region

IRENA collaborates with Central Asia to capitalise on substantial renewable energy potential
  • June 2017

Grid

IRENA and State Grid of China to Cooperate on Accelerating Energy Transition

IRENA to work with world’s largest utility to improve grid efficiency 
  • June 2017

Solar PV Panels

IRENA Expands Effort to Drive Corporate Renewable Energy Use

New research will assess corporate sourcing of renewables globally and feed into the REmade Index
  • June 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

13th Council

IRENA’s 13th Council Meeting Kicks Off in Abu Dhabi

Agency plans future work to drive sustainable energy revolution
  • May 2017

Hydropower in Russia

Russia Can Nearly Quadruple Share of Renewable Energy by 2030

Russia has abundance of all renewable energy sources which can be scaled up to fuel economic growth
  • April 2017

Bangui wind farm

Renewables Hold Great Promise for Philippines

IRENA recommends concrete actions for renewable energy deployment
  • March 2017