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

Eliminating CO2 Emissions from Industry and Transport in Line with 1.5°C Climate Goal

Renewable energy holds the key to most of the options available to reach zero emissions in industry and transport, IRENA’s new report “Reaching Zero with Renewables” shows. 
  • September 2020

IRENA and ESCAP Step up Joint Efforts to Support Asia-Pacific’s Crisis Response

The two organisations will seek to bolster provision of low-cost, sustainable energy to prepare health systems for vaccine delivery and rebuild economies.
  • May 2020

Deep Electrification Powered by Renewables Key for a Climate-Safe Future

New report by IRENA charts pathways to further accelerate energy transformation which meets climate objectives while creating jobs and fostering economic growth.
  • April 2019


Statement from IRENA Director-General on Completion of First Round-the-World Solar Flight

The following is a statement from IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin on the completion of the first circumnavigation of the globe by the Solar Impulse solar-powered airplane today in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates:
  • July 2016

Germany Has Additional Potential to Increase Use of Renewables in Heat and Transport Sectors

According to a new report released today by IRENA, Germany is on track to realising its 2030 renewable energy targets. To meet even higher shares of renewables, the deployment of renewable heating and transport technologies needs to be accelerated.
  • November 2015

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Road transport: Renewables set to be competitive with fossil fuels by 2020

Advanced biofuels, biomethane and electric vehicles could out-compete conventional transport options like gasoline by the end of the decade, if support policies are enhanced and expanded to get these sustainable renewable energy options rolling.
  • July 2013