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CDP and IRENA Sign an Agreement on Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

IRENA has signed an agreement with Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) aimed at fostering joint initiatives to promote the transition to renewable energy in developing countries, global access to clean energy and decarbonisation.
  • January 2020

Abu Dhabi DoE Enhances Cooperation with IRENA in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) has enhanced its cooperation with the IRENA, the lead intergovernmental organisation for the energy transformation, based on its commitment to lead Abu Dhabi’s journey to sustainable development.
  • January 2020

IRENA and UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry Sign MoU to Cooperate on Renewable Energy

IRENA today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Energy and Industry, to cooperate in the field of renewable energy and drive an accelerated shift to low-carbon energy sources.
  • January 2020

Double the Share of Renewables in the ‘Decade of Action’ to Achieve Energy Transition Objectives

USD 10 trillion of fossil fuel investment must be redirected towards energy transformation by 2030
  • January 2020

Record USD105 Million of Funding Approved by ADFD Under the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

ADFD today confirmed the allocation of approximately USD 105 million for eight renewable energy projects in Antigua and Barbuda, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cuba, the Maldives, Nepal, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in the seventh cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.   
  • January 2020

150 Countries Begin Discussions on Energy Transformation at 10th IRENA Assembly

More than 1,500 delegates will participate in the meeting held annually by the world’s lead intergovernmental organisation for the energy transformation.
  • January 2020

Energy Transformation Can Create More than 40m Jobs in Renewable Energy

IRENA report findings released alongside the launch of new Sustainable Energy Jobs Platform during 10th Assembly
  • January 2020

Global Decision Makers Gather for IRENA 10th Assembly

More than 1,500 delegates from around the world arrive in Abu Dhabi to advance the energy transformation
  • January 2020

New Report Shows Potential of Renewables as a Reliable Power Source in Refugee Settlements

IRENA and UNHCR forge partnership to increase the role of renewable power solutions to displaced communities in humanitarian situation.
  • December 2019

UNDP and IRENA Poised to Support Breakthroughs on Renewables

Policymakers must take swift and decisive action to stop the continued progression of fossil fuels, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and IRENA said at a joint event held at the Climate Summit in Madrid.
  • December 2019