With 160 Members, IRENA plays a leading role in the energy transformation as a centre of excellence for knowledge and innovation, a global voice for renewables, a network hub and a source of advice and support for countries.
11 million people now work in renewable energy. This digital story shows which countries lead job creation in the sector and how renewables benefit the economy.
16 July 2019 | Articles
New agreement pursues sustainable development and climate goals in Africa by increasing renewable energy deployment.
11 July 2019 | Articles
IRENA to champion role of renewable in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nation’s High-Level Political Forum
05 July 2019 | Press Releases
Project provides energy to 7 000 homes and contributes to the Cuban government target of increasing renewable energy share to 24% by 2030
Small Island Developing States are on the frontlines of climate changes, and geographic challenges can make grid extension expensive and difficult. Renewable energy is proving to be one of the best ways to advance sustainable development in SIDS while fighting climate change.