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Hydrogen Economy Hints at New Global Power Dynamics

IRENA says green hydrogen could disrupt global trade and bilateral energy relations, reshaping the positioning of states with new hydrogen exporters and users emerging.
  • January 2022

IRENA-AfDB report: Energy Transition Central to Africa’s Economic Future

Report suggests need for comprehensive policy framework towards an African Green Deal to overcome structural dependencies, raise GDP by 6.4% and create 26 million jobs by 2050.
  • January 2022

Twelfth IRENA Assembly to Build Energy Transition Momentum Post-COP26

Virtual Assembly to drive an ‘action agenda’ into 2022 and beyond.
  • January 2022

IRENA and Alliance for Rural Electrification Agree to Boost Off-Grid Renewables

The two parties will work closely together on de-risking investments in decentralised renewable energy systems.
  • December 2021

Costa Rica and IRENA Sign Partnership to Advance National Decarbonisation Plan

Agreement signed by H.E. President Carlos Alvarado Quesada and Francesco La Camera on visit to the IRENA HQ in Abu Dhabi.
  • December 2021

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 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

IRENA Partners with Alliance of Small Island States to Accelerate Energy Transition in SIDS

IRENA and AOSIS signed an agreement today at COP26, known as ‘Adaptation Day’, that will see the two organisations work closely to mobilise climate finance and to advance the deployment of renewable energy across Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
  • November 2021

Indonesia and IRENA Agree Partnership to Decarbonise Southeast Asia’s Largest Economy

Agreement signed at COP26 as Indonesia eyes strengthened climate ambitions and G20 Presidency in 2022.
  • November 2021

Joint FAO-IRENA Report on Renewable Energy for Agri-food Systems Launched at COP26

Report tables recommendations for decision makers in pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.
  • November 2021