A global trade hub and a strong example of the benefits of regional cooperation, Southeast Asia promises to emerge as one the most successful economic development stories of the 21st century. To fulfil its full potential however, the region should...
Agency to participate in the ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting, the UN’s Asia-Pacific Climate Week, and host its second Innovation Day
In a presentation to ASEAN Energy Ministers, Mr. Adnan Z. Amin, the Director-General of IRENA reinforced the Agency’s support for the region’s aspirational renewable energy target of 23 per cent of total primary energy by 2025.
IRENA’s commitment to supporting a sustainable energy transition in Southeast Asia will be showcased during the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) starting next week.
Senior government officials, business leaders and key players in the global energy sector met today at the Third International Forum on Energy Transitions (IFET) in Suzhou, China.
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 Director-General Adnan Z. Amin discusses the era of renewable energy diplomacy and Japan’s place within a global energy sector undergoing a rapid transformation with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Taro Kono.
Technical experts from SGCC to assist IRENA’s renewable capacity building activities in Africa, Central America and Southeast Asia.
Reliable solar-powered refrigerators are creating economic opportunities for remote, rural towns.
More than electricity, solar power is bringing reliable, cost-effective and environmentally sustainable development solutions to rural areas in Nepal.