IRENA’s World Energy Transitions Outlook Re-Writes Energy Narrative for a Net Zero World

Change in investments, capital markets and policies tabled to realise energy transition dividend of 122 million energy jobs by 2050.
  • June 2021

IRENA and China Sign Landmark Co-operation to Address Climate Change

New MoU between IRENA and China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment promotes carbon neutrality through renewables.
  • June 2021

Togo Inaugurates 50MW Solar Plant Financed Under IRENA-ADFD Facility

The new plant has the capacity to power provide electricity to 158,000 homes and small businesses, significantly reducing the country’s dependence on firewood, charcoal, and fuel imports for energy consumption.
  • June 2021

Majority of New Renewables Undercut Cheapest Fossil Fuel on Cost

Countries urged to power past coal as new report confirms renewables would bring cost savings of USD 156 billion to emerging economies.
  • June 2021

IRENA and the UN Agree to Advance Renewables in Peacekeeping Operations

Partnership between UN Department of Operational Support and IRENA to advance use of renewables in UN peacekeeping missions and host countries.
  • June 2021

Universal Access to Sustainable Energy Will Remain Elusive Without Addressing Inequalities

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 2021

China and IRENA Boost Ties as Leading Renewables Market Eyes Carbon Neutrality Goals

IRENA and National Energy Administration of China sign MoU to advance the transition and cooperate on market development.
  • June 2021

Enhanced Financial Instruments Needed to Accelerate Renewables Deployment in Tunisia

The report outlines recommendations to help Tunisia achieve its 30% renewables goal while boosting growth and development.
  • June 2021

IRENA and Siemens Energy Sign Partnership Agreement

Under the agreement, the organisations will strengthen collaboration on the application of technology to advance and deepen the transition to renewable energy around the world.
  • May 2021

IRENA Council Meets with Spotlight on Energy Transition and Food Systems

The Council meetings will take place on the 25th and 26th May, with a special session on energy and food systems being held and live broadcast on the 24th May.
  • May 2021