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

Finding Opportunity In The Energy Transformation - The Perspective From The EU

As European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete is tasked with accelerating renewable energy deployment in the region, both in response to climate change and as an industrial policy imperative.

  • May 2018

European Union Can Meet Ambitious Renewable Energy Targets

IRENA’s new study shows that exceeding EU’s 27% renewable energy target would grow economy and improve health.

  • January 2018

Building innovation networks to transform the energy landscape

IRENA reaches out to energy innovators at European Utility Week and the Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference.

  • December 2017

Renewables at the Heart of G20 Hamburg Energy Action Plan

Leaders of the world’s biggest economies envision renewables' key role in economic growth.

  • July 2017

A Renewable Future Lecture Series in Bonn

IRENA and the University of Bonn’s lecture series highlights the challenges for a future powered by renewables.

  • July 2017

Europe Showcases Renewable Energy Progress at EU Sustainable Energy Week

EU Sustainable Energy Week gathers leaders from across renewable energy landscape.

  • July 2017

Growing Sustainably with Bioenergy

IRENA, FAO and IEA agree bioenergy can help meet sustainable development goals.

  • June 2017

New Initiative to Boost Solar Energy Development

Today at InterSolar Europe in Munich, leaders in energy, finance and law met to scale up solar energy under a new initiative. The Solar Energy Standardisation Initiative, led by IRENA and the Terrawatt Initiative, aims to spur global solar...

  • June 2016

IRENA's Summer of Solar at InterSolar Europe

This week, IRENA joins thousands of energy enthusiasts in Munich, Germany at InterSolar Europe, the world’s leading solar industry trade exhibition. Linked this year to EU PVSEC, the world’s largest conference in the field of solar...

  • June 2016