The East African Rift: Realising the Region’s Geothermal Potential

Geothermal potential of the East African Rift has been largely unrealised due to various challenges. Adequate policies and regulatory regimes would increase the flow of geothermal investments into the region.

  • November 2020

"Race to Zero" Energy Day Concludes with Call to Act on Energy Transition

Non-state actors of the global energy community sent a strong call for policy-makers to make a sharp turn towards a climate-safe future by prioritising the energy transition globally.

  • November 2020

IRENA drives UN Climate Action Pathway on Energy

As the lead of the energy group within the UNFCCC’s multi-stakeholder climate action effort, IRENA worked on the development of Climate Action Pathway for Energy, placing energy transitions as a critical solution for a post-COVID-19 green...

  • November 2020

Institutional Capital: Closing the Energy Transformation Investment Gap

The energy transformation is unstoppable. To achieve the acceleration necessary, all available sources of capital will need to be activated.

  • November 2020

IRENA's 19th and 20th Council Meetings Conclude

Governing body convened virtually to chart the Agency’s course through challenging times

  • November 2020

Renewable Energy Solutions for Climate-Safe Cities

Renewable energy solutions can be the backbone of urban decarbonization efforts, a new report finds.

  • November 2020

Energy Transition Policies to Maximise Socio-economic Benefits

IRENA supports its Members to deploy renewables and reap the full benefits of energy transition through integrated policies.

  • October 2020

Climate Investment Platform: Plugging the Energy Investment Gap in Developing Countries

IRENA and Climate Investment Platform partners are working closely to advance renewables deployment efforts in developing countries.

  • October 2020

Members Reinforce IRENA’s Position at the Heart of Geopolitics of Energy Transformation

Geopolitics of energy transformation meeting gathers IRENA Members, academics and energy analysts to identify and agree areas of specific focus to guide Agency’s future work. 

  • October 2020

Countries Raise the Sails on Offshore Renewables Sector

Offshore renewables will witness substantial growth in capacity over the next decade and play an essential role in the global energy transformation. In this context, representatives from 40 countries gathered to identify collaboration areas and agree...

  • October 2020