Mobilising Renewable Energy Projects in Small Island States

The capacity building roundtable for islands in the Atlantic, Indian Ocean and South China Sea was organised by IRENA through its SIDS Lighthouses Initiative.

  • August 2022

IRENA DG’s Indonesian Mission Breaks Ground on Future G20 Investment Forum

Led by the IRENA’s Director-General, Francesco La Camera, the Agency undertook a four-day mission to Indonesia from 24-27 July.

  • August 2022

IRENA Presents Plan for China to Reach Carbon Neutrality through Renewables

China aims for its carbon emissions to peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060.

  • July 2022

Renewable-based Pathway Key to Palau’s Welfare

A new report by IRENA explains how Palau can achieve its target of 100 percent renewables by 2050 through increased deployment of renewables.

  • June 2022

IRENA – Barefoot College Partnership Leaves Rural Footprint with Skilled Energy Champions

Under the agreement, the Solar Mama programme will be linked to the IRENA-supported Entrepreneurship Support Facility programme for mentorship, peer-to-peer learning and enterprise twinning.

  • June 2022

What We Do Today Affects Tomorrow: SIDS Youth Embrace Renewables

Although vulnerable to the severest impacts of a warming planet, SIDS have historically contributed the least to global carbon emissions.

  • April 2022

Ocean Renewables: Powering the Blue Economy

Offshore renewables can play a key role in harnessing the benefits of the blue economy for sustainable development in SIDS, said IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera, at the Our Oceans conference held in Palau.

  • April 2022

In an Indonesian Village, Solar Light Drives Gender-Equitable Economy and Improves Welfare

With significant renewable energy potential, Indonesia is poised to achieve its target of 23 per cent share of renewables in total energy consumption by 2025 – if policy, technology, and finance are in place to support it.

  • April 2022

IRENA and China State Grid Pave Way Towards Smart Electrification

The joint workshop gathered speakers and energy experts from IRENA, the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) and State Grid Energy Research Institute (SGERI).

  • February 2022

Strong Cooperation and Enabling Policies can Lead Energy Transformation in Southeast Asia

IRENA and ASEAN Centre for Energy webinar brings more than 160 participants together to discuss the opportunities low-cost renewables offer the region

  • August 2020