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

African Union and IRENA to Advance Renewables in Response to COVID-19

Renewable energy solutions will provide fast response to the global coronavirus pandemic and build more resilient energy systems.
  • April 2020

Francesco La Camera Welcomes President of Burkina Faso H.E. Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Mr. Francesco La Camera discussed opportunities for accelerated renewable energy deployment in Burkina Faso with the President of Burkina Faso His Excellency Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.
  • January 2020

Record USD105 Million of Funding Approved by ADFD Under the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

ADFD today confirmed the allocation of approximately USD 105 million for eight renewable energy projects in Antigua and Barbuda, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cuba, the Maldives, Nepal, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in the seventh cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.   
  • January 2020

New Report Shows Potential of Renewables as a Reliable Power Source in Refugee Settlements

IRENA and UNHCR forge partnership to increase the role of renewable power solutions to displaced communities in humanitarian situation.
  • December 2019

More People Have Access to Electricity, but World Is Falling Short of Sustainable Energy Goals

More People Have Access to Electricity Than Ever Before, but World Is Falling Short of Sustainable Energy Goals
  • May 2019

ADFD Approves Projects Worth USD 31 Million through IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

 Projects in Guyana, Liberia and Togo will provide energy access and advance sustainable development.
  • January 2019

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Loans Worth over US$50 Million Available

Seventh funding cycle of IRENA/ADFD Project Facility is now open for applications from government-backed projects in developing countries.
  • November 2018