Renewables Could Cover More Than One-Third of Energy Demand in CESEC

New IRENA report explores cost-effective growth of renewables in Central and South Eastern Europe to save costs, enhance energy security and supply affordable energy to all citizens in the region.
  • October 2020

CDF and IRENA Collaborate to Boost Low-Carbon Investments in the Caribbean

Cooperation will support renewable energy and energy efficiency drive as Caribbean looks to transition away from fossil fuel dependency.
  • October 2020

World Economic Forum and IRENA Partner for Sustainable Energy Future

The signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aims to forward the renewable energy agenda through improved access to finance, policy frameworks and energy literacy.
  • September 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

OLADE and IRENA Put Renewables at Heart of Economic Recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

Accelerating renewables could bring 3 million jobs to Latin America as region battles COVID-19
  • July 2020

IRENA Puts Energy Transformation at Heart of Sustainable Recovery Agenda

Report says targeted public spending and policy action will bring immediate jobs and boost GDP - provides recommendations how to maximise recovery while meeting climate goals.
  • June 2020

Renewables Increasingly Beat Even Cheapest Coal Competitors on Cost

Competitive power generation costs make investment in renewables highly attractive as countries target economic recovery from COVID-19, new IRENA report finds.
  • June 2020

Energy Transition at the Heart of Africa’s COVID-19 Response say High-Level Dialogue Participants

African Union and IRENA host ministers and intergovernmental leaders to discuss the continent’s immediate needs and roadmap to recovery.
  • May 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

Renewable Energy Can Support Resilient and Equitable Recovery

IRENA’s first Global Renewables Outlook shows decarbonisation of the energy system supports short-term recovery while creating resilient and inclusive economies and societies.
  • April 2020