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

Fast-Track Energy Transitions to Win the Race to Zero

World Energy Transitions Outlook outlines global strategies towards carbon-neutrality and leads way to a climate-safe 1.5°C pathway by 2050
  • March 2021

IRENA and IHA Forge Partnership to Advance Sustainable Hydropower

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Hydropower Association (IHA) collaborate to tackle climate change.
  • February 2021

Energy Transformation in Southern Africa Boosted by New IRENA Agreement with SACREEE

The two organisations will work on building regional capacity and attracting sustainable energy investments
  • February 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

Making Green Hydrogen a Cost-Competitive Climate Solution

As global economies turn increasingly carbon neutral, IRENA drives hydrogen agenda and sees renewable hydrogen at least cost possible within decade.
  • December 2020

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