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Renewable Power Remains Cost-Competitive amid Fossil Fuel Crisis

New IRENA report shows almost two-thirds of renewable power added in 2021 had lower costs than the cheapest coal-fired options in G20 countries.
  • July 2022

A Quarter of Global Hydrogen Set for Trading by 2050

Green hydrogen trade can provide a low-cost alternative that diversifies energy imports and improves energy security, says new IRENA report.
  • July 2022

IRENA and OPEC Fund Join Forces to Unlock Investment in Energy Transition

IRENA and OPEC Fund are ramping up efforts to advance renewable energy investment and enable access to sustainable finance in emerging and developing economies.
  • June 2022

IRENA’s Climate Finance Platform Enters Next Phase

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) signed agreements with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (known as Masdar).
  • June 2022

IRENA and RCREEE Strengthen Energy Transition Collaboration in MENA Region

IRENA head signs new agreement with RCREEE Executive Director; hails ability of renewables to safeguard “future generations”.
  • June 2022

COVID-19 Slows Progress Towards Universal Energy Access

The Energy Progress Report provides the most comprehensive look available at the world’s progress towards global energy targets on access to electricity, clean cooking, renewable energy and energy efficiency.
  • June 2022

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