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Powering climate action in Africa with renewable energy

Africa Climate Week brings together international, regional and national stakeholders to discuss climate change and actions and to strengthen stakeholders’ engagements in key sectors including energy, agriculture and human settlement.

  • March 2019

IRENA and GGGI Sign Agreement to Advance Energy Transformation and Green Growth

IRENA and GGGI will cooperate on advancing renewable energy in pursuit of green growth, sustainable development and a climate-resilient low-carbon future. 

  • March 2019

Director-General of IRENA: Focusing on Green Development and Praising China's Achievements (Chinese)

The opening of the two national conferences in 2019 is just around the corner. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China and is a crucial year for building a well-off society in an all-round way. Adnan Amin, the Director-General of IRENA, said in an interview with CCTV reporters that he expects the two sessions to continue to discuss issues related...

IRENA Outlines 10-point Roadmap to Renewable Energy Growth in the Republic of Moldova

The Republic of Moldova may be one of Europe’s smaller economies but the country is big on renewable energy potential. According to an International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) report in 2017, the cost-competitive potential for solar and wind energy alone across the country totalled more than 22 gigawatts (GW), and wind energy potential is among the most...

  • February 2019

Innovation Paves Way for Next Stage of Global Energy Transformation

Innovative solutions accelerate low-cost renewables in the power sector, providing countries with tools to benefit from renewables scale-up, new IRENA report finds

  • February 2019

World Government Summit Calls for Urgent Energy Transformation and Climate Action

World leaders currently meeting at the World Government Summit in Dubai called for greater ambition and action to fight climate change. 

  • February 2019

New Initiatives on Renewable Energy Launched at World Government Summit 2019

Global Council on SDG7 announced a number of new initiatives aimed at shifting SDG implementation into high gear through renewable energy.

  • February 2019