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Global Commission Describes New Geopolitical Power Dynamics Created by Renewables

Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation says the new energy age will reshape relations between states and regions bringing "A New World" of power, security, energy independence and prosperity.
  • January 2019

IRENA Assembly Set for Record Participation as 125 Ministers Gather to Discuss Energy Transformation

Scaling-up renewable energy world-wide key priority as global leaders and representatives from 160 countries join more than 1,200 participants for Agency’s ninth Assembly which will elect a new Director-General.
  • January 2019

Canada Joins International Renewable Energy Agency

Canada has today officially become the 160th member of IRENA. 
  • January 2019

Enabling change through energy transition

Policy makers and influencers, innovators and business drivers from a wide range of sectors and across the world came together for this year’s Global Climate Action Energy Day at the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice. 
  • December 2018

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

IRENA Council Discusses Agency’s Contribution to Advancing Global Energy Transformation

Sixteenth Council to gather from 13-15 November 2018 in Abu Dhabi 
  • November 2018

IRENA Signs Partnership with Southeast Asian Countries as Region Looks to Scale-Up Renewables

New partnership highlighted in the ASEAN Energy Ministers’ Joint Statement, including plan for immediate action
  • October 2018

Egypt Could Meet More than 50% of its Electricity Demand with Renewable Energy

IRENA’s new ‘Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook’ report shows renewables could present cost savings of USD 900 million annually
  • October 2018

High-Level Renewable Energy Conference to Advance Low-Carbon Development in Egypt

Release of IRENA’s ‘Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook’ will be key focus of co-organised three-day conference in Cairo next month.
  • October 2018

Small Island Developing States and IRENA to Take Energy Transformation to Next Level

Heads of state and government and development partners to strengthen cooperation on renewable energy with the launch of the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0 at the UN General Assembly.
  • September 2018