Through Renewables, Islands Seek to Turn Urgency into Opportunity

New IRENA tools and platforms to aid energy transition among small island states seek to turn urgency into opportunity.

  • January 2018

Ministers: 'IRENA/ADFD Plays Key Role Advancing Renewables in Developing Countries'

Renewable energy projects from the Marshall Islands, Niger, Seychelles and the Solomon Islands have been selected to receive a total of USD 44.5 million in funding through the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.

  • March 2017

Fiji, Vanuatu and the Marshall Islands Can Win Big with Renewables

The Pacific Islands are perhaps best known for their beautiful beaches, azure waters and rich sea life, but they are rich in something else as well: renewable energy.

  • July 2015

Pacific leaders adopt renewable energy targets

Pacific Island leaders on 5 September called for action on climate change and reaffirmed the key role renewable energy in any viable plan to cut carbon-emissions. The Majuro Declaration, adopted at the conclusion of a summit of regional leaders ...

  • September 2013

Marshall Islands signs IRENA’s statute

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Marshall Islands representative signed IRENA’s statute today, in Abu Dhabi. Member States were gathered in the Capital of the United Arab Emirates for the Administrative Committee of the International Renewable...

  • June 2010