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.
Representatives from more than 160 countries, the private sector and civil society are gathering to discuss key issues in the global energy transition and chart the way forward for the Agency against a backdrop of remarkable progress on deployment.
2019 Legislatrors Forum is focused on the theme of parliamentary actions to accelerate the energy transformation in reaching the goal of universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030 The delegates at...
The global energy system is undergoing rapid transformation. Here are 20 reminders, from media outlets around the world, of how the energy transformation has advanced over the last 12 months.
A run-through of highlights from IRENA during the year.
IRENA and partners pilot for the first time at a regional level a system to encourage investment in geothermal projects.