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IRENA Forges New Partnerships to Advance Energy Transformation

IRENA signed a host of new agreements in the margins of the recently concluded Eleventh Assembly. The four-day meeting held virtually for the first time brought close to 100 minister level representatives and 2000 attendees together to discuss pathways needed to drive renewables adoption in a year of critical climate action.
  • January 2021

IRENA Members Endorse Launch of Global High-Level Forum on Energy Transition

New trend-setting platform aims to spur energy transition action as integral part of COVID-19 recovery with focus on increasing renewables in health and food as well as driving net-zero strategies in line with the Paris Agreement.
  • January 2021

IRENA’s World Energy Transition Day to Kick-Start Crucial Assembly Meeting

Agency’s 11th Assembly brings almost 2000 participants including 70 Ministers together virtually to set the course for a year of critical energy discussions.
  • January 2021

FAO and IRENA Join Forces to Boost Renewables in Food and Agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to underscore their continued commitment to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies in agri-food, fisheries and forestry chains and sustainable bioenergy.
  • January 2021

Making Green Hydrogen a Cost-Competitive Climate Solution

As global economies turn increasingly carbon neutral, IRENA drives hydrogen agenda and sees renewable hydrogen at least cost possible within decade.
  • December 2020

IRENA Offers El Salvador a Strategic Action Plan To Drive Energy Transformation

IRENA analysis presents 14 concrete actions that can significantly accelerate the country’s uptake of renewable energy.
  • December 2020

IRENA and African Development Bank Partner to Scale up Renewables Investments in Africa

The organisations have agreed to work closely together to advance the continent’s energy transition through joint initiatives that support investments in low-carbon energy projects.
  • December 2020

IRENA and Ocean Energy Europe Partner to Drive Ocean Energy Industry

New IRENA reports forecast a 20-fold growth potential of ocean energy by 2030, providing coastal communities with a climate-safe roadmap for COVID-19 recovery.
  • December 2020

Urgent Action Needed for the Energy Transition in Heating and Cooling

Heating and cooling based on renewable energy has emerged as an urgent priority for countries striving to meet climate goals and build resilient, sustainable economies.
  • November 2020

IRENA and Pacific Community Announce Joint Efforts to Boost Recovery

Two organisations will work closely to enhance policy, support project development, and attract investments to the Pacific.
  • November 2020