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.
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...
World leaders currently meeting at the World Government Summit in Dubai called for greater ambition and action to fight climate change.
Global Council on SDG7 announced a number of new initiatives aimed at shifting SDG implementation into high gear through renewable energy.
Director-General Amin to launch IRENA 'Innovation Landscape' report in Brussels
South Korea aims to install 48 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2030, enough to supply 20 per cent of its domestic power needs. With a 4GW solar and wind complex under development including a record breaking 3GW solar park, the...
A new strategic paper by IRENA’s Coalition for Action, Towards 100% Renewable Energy, shows more than 50 countries and over 280 states, regions and cities have already committed to some sort of 100% renewable energy target.
During a Ministerial Roundtable at IRENA’s 9th Assembly, government officials gathered to examine new, disruptive innovations emerging that are changing the ways in which energy systems are configured and operate.
The global energy landscape is witnessing a rapid and wide-ranging change driven by an unprecedented growth of renewables. Adopting a gender perspective to renewables development is important to ensure that women’s skills and views are part of...
High-Level Segment about IRENA's activity over the last eight years "Taking Stock of Progress"; The Next Director-General of IRENA will be announced tonight.