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

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

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

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

Francesco La Camera Assumes Office of IRENA Director-General

New head of the International Renewable Energy Agency starts his four-year term
  • April 2019

IRENA and GGGI Sign Agreement to Advance Energy Transformation and Green Growth

IRENA and GGGI will cooperate on advancing renewable energy in pursuit of green growth, sustainable development and a climate-resilient low-carbon future. 
  • March 2019

Adnan Z. Amin Given Honorary Title of Director-General Emeritus

IRENA Assembly decision recognises Mr. Amin’s pivotal role in establishing leadership of Agency in global energy transformation.
  • January 2019

Global Commission Describes New Geopolitical Power Dynamics Created by Renewables

Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation says the new energy age will reshape relations between states and regions bringing "A New World" of power, security, energy independence and prosperity.
  • January 2019

Canada Joins International Renewable Energy Agency

Canada has today officially become the 160th member of IRENA. 
  • January 2019