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

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


Small Island Developing States: Renewable Ambition in Pursuit of Climate Change Adaptation

Through its initiative, IRENA provides platforms to support: the development of policy frameworks; the identification of potential renewable energy resources; project facilitation; capacity building; and helping island countries find financial and...

  • December 2019

City Roadmap 2050 Supports Low-Carbon Winter Olympics 2022 in China

Zhangjiakou benefits from an abundant renewable energy resources, including an estimated technical resource potential of 30 gigawatts (GW) for solar photovoltaics (PV) and 40 GW for wind. IRENA’s report finds that after 2035, the city can...

  • November 2019

Building the Next Phase of Growth in Southeast Asia Around Renewable Energy. It’s Possible.

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...

  • October 2019

IRENA Takes Renewable Innovation & Climate Action to High-Level Events in Asia

Agency to participate in the ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting, the UN’s Asia-Pacific Climate Week, and host its second Innovation Day

  • August 2019

Enabling Policies Can Unlock Renewable Energy Investments in ASEAN, IRENA Outlines

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. 

  • October 2018

IRENA at SIEW: Socio-Economic Benefits of a Sustainable Energy Future in Southeast Asia

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. 

  • October 2018

Suzhou Forum Calls for Faster Energy Transformation for Better Lives and Prosperity

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.

  • October 2018