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IRENA Council Meets with Spotlight on Energy Transition and Food Systems

The Council meetings will take place on the 25th and 26th May, with a special session on energy and food systems being held and live broadcast on the 24th May.
  • May 2021

IRENA and China State Grid Agree to Advance Transition Through Power System Enhancements

IRENA and SGCC have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two organisations work closely to support grid enhancements, system flexibility and sector-coupling in China and IRENA’s Clean Energy Corridor regions.
  • April 2021

World Adds Record New Renewable Energy Capacity in 2020

Despite COVID-19 pandemic, more than 260GW of renewable energy capacity added globally in 2020, beating previous record by almost 50%.
  • April 2021

Wind and Solar Can Improve Energy Security and Independence in Albania

IRENA’s renewables readiness assessment offers Albania recommendations to align energy policy with growth and climate agendas.
  • March 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

The IDB and IRENA Foster a Sustainable Energy Future in Latin America and the Caribbean

The signed partnership will help drive the energy transition in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement.
  • March 2021

Renewables Can Lower Energy Costs and Boost Energy Security in Antigua and Barbuda

IRENA report shows renewable generation, green hydrogen and EVs are the most cost-effective energy strategy for the Caribbean island.
  • March 2021

Pacific Islands Unite Around Enhanced Renewables Ambition Under Climate Goals

Pacific SIDS committed to strengthening energy transformation through more ambitious nationally determined contributions ahead of COP26.
  • February 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