Inefficient applications of biomass must be replaced by modern and clean energy solutions, since they harm people’s health, damage the environment and reduce social well-being.
Interview with Michael Renner, IRENA Programme Officer, contributor to the joint IRENA—ILO report on renewable energy jobs.
In a world so rich in innovation and technology, it is easy to forget just how important people are to progress and development.
Australian residential solar photovoltaic (PV) systems now have some of the lowest costs in the world, encouraging households to invest in rooftop solar PV at a time of rising energy prices.
Europe has vast renewables potential which can supply the bulk of its energy needs in a fully decarbonised energy system.
Outdated perceptions of the costs of clean energy remain a major barrier to the energy transition. Despite the dramatic fall in prices across these technologies, the dialogue surrounding “cheap” fossil fuels and “expensive”...
IRENA and Enel foundation strength their partnership on the occasion of COP26 to accurately measure reserves, resources and demand impacts, accounting for innovation and circularity from design to re-use and recycle. Supply risks can be ...
A message to the G20 from Mr. Francesco La Camera, Director-General of IRENA
Green hydrogen has received increasing attention across the energy sector in recent years, given its capability to decarbonise ‘hard to abate’ sectors and provide seasonal storage for power grids rich in variable renewable energy.
Africa desperately needs electricity for its socio-economic development. Over the last 25 years, demand has grown at an annual average of 3.3%. By 2040, total demand is expected to triple to approximately 1600 TWh.