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

Energy Access and Sustainable Development Focus at Off-Grid Renewables Conference

Registrations Now Open for IOREC. The First International Conference on Renewable Energy for Healthcare follows IOREC, bridging energy and health to improve rural healthcare.
  • September 2018

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IRENA to Highlight Key Role of Renewables to Realisation of SDGs at UN HLPF

IRENA will highlight the central contribution renewables make to sustainable development and the vast socioeconomic benefits of energy transformation during the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF).
  • July 2018

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SIDS Signal High Ambition to Address Climate Change and Scale-Up Renewables

Maldives hosts inaugural Island Renewable Energy Initiative with IRENA in Malé
  • October 2017

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Battery Costs in Stationary Energy Could Fall by up to 66%, Grow 17-Fold by 2030, Says IRENA

Energy storage capacity to triple by 2030, if countries double the share of renewables in the world’s energy system
  • October 2017