Renewable Energy Jobs Hit 12.7 Million Globally

New report confirms growth in renewable jobs despite multiple crises and calls for targeted industrial strategies to create stable supply chains and ‘good jobs’.
  • September 2022

UAE and IRENA Launch New Initiative to Provide Access to Energy for Clean Cooking

Beyond Food partnership launched by IRENA and UAE in collaboration with NAMA to provide clean cooking energy and technologies to communities and households.
  • March 2022

Energy Community Meets to Advance Off-Grid Renewables in Pursuit of SDGs and Climate Goals

IRENA’s International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC) held virtually for the first time, gathers global stakeholders to mobilise investments.
  • November 2021

IRENA and UNICEF Join Forces to Empower Youth for a Sustainable Future

Partners agree to promote access to renewable energy for children and amplify voices of youth to drive the global energy transition.
  • October 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

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

Wind and Solar Can Improve Energy Security and Independence in Albania

IRENA’s renewables readiness assessment offers Albania recommendations to align energy policy with growth and climate agendas.
  • March 2021

Renewables Can Lower Energy Costs and Boost Energy Security in Antigua and Barbuda

IRENA report shows renewable generation, green hydrogen and EVs are the most cost-effective energy strategy for the Caribbean island.
  • March 2021

FAO and IRENA Join Forces to Boost Renewables in Food and Agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to underscore their continued commitment to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies in agri-food, fisheries and forestry chains and sustainable bioenergy.
  • January 2021

IRENA Offers El Salvador a Strategic Action Plan To Drive Energy Transformation

IRENA analysis presents 14 concrete actions that can significantly accelerate the country’s uptake of renewable energy.
  • December 2020