IRENA and OLADE Reinforce Commitment to Boost Renewables in Latin America and the Caribbean

OLADE and IRENA have signed a new agreement to work closely in efforts to scale up the deployment of renewable energy in the Latin American and Caribbean region as it pursues ambitious 2030 goals.
  • November 2021

UAE and IRENA Launch USD 1 billion Global Finance Platform to Accelerate Renewable Energy

Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform secures US$400 million anchor funding from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development as first strategic partner.
  • November 2021

IRENA and Climate Investment Funds Partner to Advance the Energy Transition

CIF and IRENA will join forces to accelerate investment in clean energy globally. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed today by CIF’s CEO Mafalda Duarte and IRENA’s General Director, Francesco La Camera during a virtual signing ceremony.
  • October 2021

Green Hydrogen Fuels to Enable Up to 80 per cent of Global Shipping Emission Cuts by 2050

Green hydrogen-based fuels set to be the backbone for the sector’s decarbonisation, IRENA says.
  • October 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

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and IRENA Team-Up to Accelerate Asia’s Energy Transition

AIIB and IRENA will work together to accelerate investment and enhance awareness of renewable energy solutions throughout Asia.
  • September 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

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