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IRENA’s 23rd Council Meeting Ends with Call for Inclusive Energy Transition

The 23rd IRENA Council ended today after two days of deliberations on the Agency’s medium-term strategy and its Director-General’s re-election.
  • May 2022

IRENA Council Held Against Backdrop of Global Energy and Climate Crisis

The 23rd IRENA Council opens today to discuss efforts in scaling-up the energy transition against a backdrop of rising fossil fuel prices and climate concerns.
  • May 2022

IRENA Director-General Reacts to UNSG’s Remarks on Energy Transition

Statement of the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency, Francesco La Camera.
  • May 2022

IRENA Expresses Sorrow over Passing of the UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed

IRENA’s Director General Francesco La Camera offers his sincerest condolences to the Government and people of the United Arab Emirates on the death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
  • May 2022

Renewables Take Lion’s Share of Global Power Additions in 2021

New data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that renewable energy continued to grow and gain momentum despite global uncertainties.
  • April 2022

Energy Transition Holds Key to Tackle Global Energy and Climate Crisis

World Energy Transitions Outlook outlines priority actions till 2030 to keep 1.5°C alive; calls on governments to fast-track energy transition for more energy security, resilience, and affordable energy for all.
  • March 2022

CRUL and IRENA Sign Partnership to Promote Research on Renewable Energy

The Lazio Region Universities Coordination Committee (CRUL) and IRENA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a new partnership aimed at developing joint research on how to boost renewable energy as a key element in energy transition.
  • March 2022

Decarbonised Energy Pathway More Cost Effective than Polluting Alternatives in Central America

IRENA analysis shows region can pursue more ambitious energy transition agenda, gaining cost benefits while achieving socio-economic and climate objectives.
  • March 2022

UAE and IRENA Launch New Initiative to Provide Access to Energy for Clean Cooking

Beyond Food partnership launched by IRENA and UAE in collaboration with NAMA to provide clean cooking energy and technologies to communities and households.
  • March 2022

RES4Africa, IRENA, UNECA Push Actions to Maximise Socio-economic Gains for Africa

RES4Africa Foundation, IRENA and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) presented their first joint report in occasion of the European Union-Africa Business Forum.
  • February 2022