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IRENA Director-General Statement on Oil Prices and Impact on the Renewable Energy Sector

IRENA Director-General, Francesco La Camera Statement on oil prices and impact on the renewable energy sector.
  • March 2020

IRENA Invites Renewable Energy Developers to Register Projects on Investment Platform

Initiative forms IRENA’s contribution to Climate Investment Platform, which aims to match project opportunities with financial resources
  • March 2020

IRENA and UN-Habitat Join Efforts to Accelerate Global Energy Transition in Cities

IRENA’s studies show that cities are responsible for 65 per cent of global energy demand and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change data shows cities are responsible for 71-76 per cent of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions.
  • February 2020

Francesco La Camera Welcomes President of Burkina Faso H.E. Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Mr. Francesco La Camera discussed opportunities for accelerated renewable energy deployment in Burkina Faso with the President of Burkina Faso His Excellency Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.
  • January 2020

CDP and IRENA Sign an Agreement on Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

IRENA has signed an agreement with Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) aimed at fostering joint initiatives to promote the transition to renewable energy in developing countries, global access to clean energy and decarbonisation.
  • January 2020

Abu Dhabi DoE Enhances Cooperation with IRENA in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) has enhanced its cooperation with the IRENA, the lead intergovernmental organisation for the energy transformation, based on its commitment to lead Abu Dhabi’s journey to sustainable development.
  • January 2020

IRENA and UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry Sign MoU to Cooperate on Renewable Energy

IRENA today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Energy and Industry, to cooperate in the field of renewable energy and drive an accelerated shift to low-carbon energy sources.
  • January 2020

Double the Share of Renewables in the ‘Decade of Action’ to Achieve Energy Transition Objectives

USD 10 trillion of fossil fuel investment must be redirected towards energy transformation by 2030
  • January 2020

Record USD105 Million of Funding Approved by ADFD Under the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

ADFD today confirmed the allocation of approximately USD 105 million for eight renewable energy projects in Antigua and Barbuda, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cuba, the Maldives, Nepal, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in the seventh cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.   
  • January 2020

150 Countries Begin Discussions on Energy Transformation at 10th IRENA Assembly

More than 1,500 delegates will participate in the meeting held annually by the world’s lead intergovernmental organisation for the energy transformation.
  • January 2020