Discussions on Sustainable Aviation Take Place in Abu Dhabi

In context of ICAO’s annual Fuel Task Group meeting, IRENA hosts discussion on role of biofuels in aviation decarbonisation.

  • February 2020

Public and Private Sectors Unite on Need for More Renewables

Coalition for Action calls on all governments to urgently enhance their NDCs, deploy higher shares of renewables and increase investments

  • January 2020

IRENA Tenth Assembly Live

IRENA 10th Assembly opens today Annual Report of the Director-General and Work Programme and Budget discussions Ministerial Roundtable on Decarbonisation: Green Hydrogen

  • January 2020

IRENA and EBRD Sign an Agreement to Strenghten Cooperation

Joint initiative with IRENA to rapidly increase share of renewable power in EBRD countries

  • January 2020

Green hydrogen – The Potential Energy Transition Gamechanger

Green hydrogen is projected to grow rapidly in the coming years. Participants of a ministerial roundtable have identified it as potential key accelerator of the energy transition and enabler for a wider global decarbonization.

  • January 2020

New IRENA Report on Women in Wind Energy Launched at High-level Women’s Dinner

Wind energy: A gender perspective highlights that while significant job opportunities for women exist across the wind energy value chain, the global wind energy industry is yet to reach meaningful gender equality.

  • January 2020

Youth Gather to Tackle Development and Climate Challenges with Renewables

Inaugural IRENA Youth Forum, strengthens engagement with young people in the context of renewable energy and sustainable development

  • January 2020

IRENA Pre-Assembly Live Coverage

IRENA Youth Forum: The New Generation of Decision Makers 5th IRENA Legislators Forum with focus on the overall theme of parliamentary actions to accelerate the energy transformation by engaging communities and promoting a just and fair...

  • January 2020

IRENA Launches Capacity Building Programme for Young Professionals from LDC and SIDS

A new IRENA initiative aims to establish a capacity building programme for young professionals from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Islands Developing States (SIDS). 

  • January 2020

How Global Energy Transformed in 2019

As we enter a new decade during which significant carbon emission reductions need to be made, 2019 presents a picture of positive momentum. See 20 reminders of how energy transformation advanced in 2019. 

  • January 2020