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IRENA and UN Climate Change Join Forces to Accelerate Renewables as Climate Solution

IRENA and UNFCCC are jointly ramping up efforts to fight climate change by promoting the widespread adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy.
  • August 2019

IRENA-ADFD Partnership Delivers 10MW Solar PV Project in Cuba

Project provides energy to 7 000 homes and contributes to the Cuban government target of increasing renewable energy share to 24% by 2030
  • July 2019

UAE Ministry of Education and IRENA Inspire Next Generation on Renewable Energy

UAE Minister of Education and IRENA Director-General sign agreement to explore integrating renewables into education system.
  • June 2019

High-Level Discussion on Renewables and Climate Change to Get Underway at 17th Council

More than 360 government representatives from 116 countries will gather in Abu Dhabi tomorrow to attend the Seventeenth Council of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
  • June 2019

UNDP and IRENA Join Forces to Advance Low-Carbon Energy Transition

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) announced a global partnership today to accelerate low-carbon energy transition and offer concrete steps to achieve sustainable development.
  • June 2019

11 Million People Employed in Renewable Energy Worldwide in 2018

More countries tapped into the socio-economic gains of the energy transition.
  • June 2019

IRENA Signs Supplementary Agreement to Headquarters Agreement with the UAE

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today signed a supplementary agreement to the headquarters agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • June 2019

Falling Renewable Power Costs Open Door to Greater Climate Ambition

Solar and wind are set to provide cheaper electricity than fossil fuels by 2020, IRENA’s latest report on power generation costs shows.
  • May 2019

More People Have Access to Electricity, but World Is Falling Short of Sustainable Energy Goals

More People Have Access to Electricity Than Ever Before, but World Is Falling Short of Sustainable Energy Goals
  • May 2019

IRENA Welcomes Luigi Di Maio, Deputy Prime Minister of Italy, to Headquarters

IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera emphasises socio-economic benefits of energy transition
  • April 2019