Renewable Energy the Most Competitive Source of New Power Generation in GCC

Under current plans, the region will install 7 gigawatts (GW) of new power generation capacity from renewable sources by the early 2020s
  • January 2019


International Renewable Energy Agency Opens Seventh Assembly

Government officials from more than 150 countries and leaders from international organisations, the private sector and civil society are gathering today and tomorrow in Abu Dhabi for the Seventh Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to chart a pathway to a sustainable energy future.
  • January 2017


Scaling up Renewable Energy in the GCC Would Reap Major Benefits

Scaling up renewable energy in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries would reap multiple benefits, according to a report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
  • January 2016


A renewable energy future for the Gulf? – COP 18 Qatar joins Global Atlas for Renewable Energy Resources

International experts and representatives from the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will chart the region’s growing strategic focus on renewable energy, at a key COP 18 side event hosted by Saudi Arabia, IRENA, and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems.
  • December 2012