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IRENA Members See Hydropower at the Heart of Climate Action

Hydropower is the largest source of renewable electricity worldwide and advancing its deployment is essential in driving the energy transition forward. This week’s High-Level Meeting of IRENA’s Collaborative Framework on Hydropower brought together decision-makers with insights on hydropower to facilitate exchange of knowledge and identify concrete actions that...



Key renewables players call for collaboration between renewable energy and agriculture sectors

Energy use is responsible for about one-third of greenhouse gases emitted by the food systems. With its continuously declining costs, renewables have become an attractive and effective way to fuel the achievement of key sustainable development goals including food security. However, large disparities remain in the access to and use of sustainable, clean energy for...


IRENA at UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy: Mobilising Action Through Energy Compacts

Ambitious and targeted actions are needed now and throughout the coming decades to ensure the goals of energy access for all are fulfilled and a decarbonised energy system is achieved by 2050.


Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and IRENA Team-Up to Accelerate Asia’s Energy Transition

AIIB and IRENA will work together to accelerate investment and enhance awareness of renewable energy solutions throughout Asia.


Wind, Solar and Hydrogen Can Increase Energy Security in Paraguay

IRENA offers recommendations to diversify the country’s energy mix to mitigate the effects of climate change and boost economic development.


Ministers, Mayors, CEOs Announce Huge Push on Clean and Efficient Energy

The Energy Action Day, which took place ahead of the UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy, aimed to accelerate collective action towards net-zero and climate-resilient energy systems.


Solving the Chicken and Egg Problem: Auctions for Green Hydrogen

Green hydrogen has received increasing attention across the energy sector in recent years, given its capability to decarbonise ‘hard to abate’ sectors and provide seasonal storage for power grids rich in variable renewable energy.


IRENA and Hydrogen Council Forge Alliance to Scale Up Hydrogen Across the Energy System

Two parties agree to accelerate the clean energy transition through the deployment of hydrogen solutions.


IRENA and IAEA to Help African Union Develop Continental Power Master Plan with EU support

The initiative is led by the African Union Development Agency (AUDA) with the technical and financial support of the European Union (EU), and is aimed at establishing a long-term continent-wide planning process.