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Deep Electrification Powered by Renewables Key for a Climate-Safe Future

New report by IRENA charts pathways to further accelerate energy transformation which meets climate objectives while creating jobs and fostering economic growth.
  • April 2019

IRENA and IEA Strengthen Cooperation for a Secure and Sustainable Energy Future

New Memorandum of Understanding signed today sets the framework for future cooperation between both International Agencies.
  • April 2019

Francesco La Camera Assumes Office of IRENA Director-General

New head of the International Renewable Energy Agency starts his four-year term
  • April 2019

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity

According to the last findings, renewable energy capacity has added 171 GW in the last year, IRENA report finds.
  • April 2019

IRENA and GGGI Sign Agreement to Advance Energy Transformation and Green Growth

IRENA and GGGI will cooperate on advancing renewable energy in pursuit of green growth, sustainable development and a climate-resilient low-carbon future. 
  • March 2019

Innovation Paves Way for Next Stage of Global Energy Transformation

Innovative solutions accelerate low-cost renewables in the power sector, providing countries with tools to benefit from renewables scale-up, new IRENA report finds.
  • February 2019

Renewable Energy the Most Competitive Source of New Power Generation in GCC

Under current plans, the region will install 7 gigawatts (GW) of new power generation capacity from renewable sources by the early 2020s
  • January 2019

Francesco La Camera Appointed as New IRENA Director-General

Assembly selects Italian official to lead the International Renewable Energy Agency
  • January 2019

Adnan Z. Amin Given Honorary Title of Director-General Emeritus

IRENA Assembly decision recognises Mr. Amin’s pivotal role in establishing leadership of Agency in global energy transformation.
  • January 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