IRENA’s first ever renewable energy matchmaking event took now place in Johannesburg as part of the Africa Investment Forum hosted by the African Development Bank.
New agreement pursues sustainable development and climate goals in Africa by increasing renewable energy deployment.
Africa Climate Week brings together international, regional and national stakeholders to discuss climate change and actions and to strengthen stakeholders’ engagements in key sectors including energy, agriculture and human settlement.
Renewable energy auctions in South Africa, Uganda and Zambia are changing renewables’ prospects on the continent.
In Nigeria, a new solar energy initiative is providing the community with an affordable source of energy, and empowering women through access to income-generation activates.
Leaders of the world’s biggest economies envision renewables' key role in economic growth.
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.
In the rural villages in southern Senegal, pay-as-you-go solar systems are transforming lives.
A massive scale-up in renewable energy deployment is vital to fully decarbonize the global energy system by 2050.
Ministers and senior officials from government, international organizations, development institutions and civil society gathered at COP22 in Marrakech on Monday to discuss the pathways to meet African climate objectives with renewable energy.