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IRENA and World Economic Forum Launch Green Hydrogen Toolbox at COP26

New roadmaps on green hydrogen support policy makers to enable net zero commitments.
  • November 2021

UAE and IRENA Launch USD 1 billion Global Finance Platform to Accelerate Renewable Energy

Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform secures US$400 million anchor funding from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development as first strategic partner.
  • November 2021

Leading Players Call for Immediate Actions at COP26 to Accelerate Renewable Energy Jobs

More than 130 renewable energy leaders, under the auspices of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Coalition for Action, launched a Call to Action today, encouraging all governments at national, regional, and local levels to ensure access to high-quality, sustainable jobs during the energy transition.
  • November 2021

IRENA and Climate Investment Funds Partner to Advance the Energy Transition

CIF and IRENA will join forces to accelerate investment in clean energy globally. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed today by CIF’s CEO Mafalda Duarte and IRENA’s General Director, Francesco La Camera during a virtual signing ceremony.
  • October 2021

IRENA Members Advance Energy Transition Agenda Ahead of COP26

IRENA Council will be held on 26 and 27 October 2021 in Abu Dhabi, preparing the Agency’s future strategic objectives.
  • October 2021

Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally

Report by IRENA and ILO underscores the jobs potential of an ambitious climate strategy and calls for comprehensive policies in support of a just transition.
  • October 2021

Green Hydrogen Fuels to Enable Up to 80 per cent of Global Shipping Emission Cuts by 2050

Green hydrogen-based fuels set to be the backbone for the sector’s decarbonisation, IRENA says.
  • October 2021

IRENA and ILO Work Together for a Just and Inclusive Transition

The organisations step up their efforts to work for a sustainable energy future that promotes decent work for all.
  • October 2021

IRENA and UNICEF Join Forces to Empower Youth for a Sustainable Future

Partners agree to promote access to renewable energy for children and amplify voices of youth to drive the global energy transition.
  • October 2021

IRENA and the IPHE Forge Ties to Build a Green Hydrogen Economy Globally

IRENA and IPHE agree to closely work on the rapid growth in hydrogen deployments and use globally.
  • October 2021