As the world strives to reduce emissions, power generation from renewables has emerged as a front runner in the low-carbon energy transformation. The latest IRENA report outlines the potentially pivotal role hydrogen may play in a the process.
IRENA is supporting UNHCR to improve electricity access to refugee settings. This interview to Toby Harward, head of the UNHCR office in Abu Dhabi, reveals the outcomes of this collaboration and new challenges that need to be met by the UN,...
IRENA identifies four innovation focus areas in 2018 Global Innovation Index report.
IRENA Director-General tours Morocco’s Nour Solar Complex in Ouarzazate – the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world.
Today corporations are at the forefront of the global energy transformation. In 2017, companies in 75 countries actively sourced 465 terawatt hours (TWh) of renewable energy.
Despite Japan’s technical and construction preeminence and its significant energy potential, there are only around twenty geothermal plants in Japan, generating 0.3% of the country’s total electricity. However, in the wake of the...
IRENA brief highlights positive momentum for off-grid renewable energy, and its transformative impact as a key pillar of Sustainable Development Goal 7.
High-Level Political Forum reaffirms renewable energy’s central role in achieving global sustainable development goals.
A fast-moving global energy transformation is underway - driven by technological innovation, dramatic cost declines, positive socio-economic benefits and the imperative to decarbonise our economies.
New solar resource map will help identify the best solar resources for informing and facilitating renewable energy planning across the country.