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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

COP 25: Renewable Energy Ambition in NDCs Must Double by 2030

New IRENA report calls on policy makers to enhance NDCs through renewables and turn the tide against global warming.
  • December 2019

Building Capacity on Bankable Power Purchase Agreements in Pacific Islands

The capacity building roundtable on the design of bankable power purchase agreements in the Pacific SIDS was organised by IRENA, in partnership with the Pacific Power Association, Pacific Community, Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.
  • November 2019

Latin America and Caribbean on the Brink of Massive Solar Power Growth

As new markets emerge worldwide, IRENA’s latest report sees solar PV covering one quarter of global power by 2050.
  • November 2019

Action on the Ground Takes Centre Stage in Abu Dhabi as Countries Gather for 18th IRENA Council

Agency reviews progress and plans new work programme towards a climate-safe, sustainable future.
  • November 2019

Asia Poised to Become Dominant Market for Wind Energy

Wind energy could cover more than one third of global power needs in 2050 reducing global carbon emissions by a quarter, new IRENA report finds
  • October 2019

UN-OHRLLS and IRENA Agree to Support Renewable Energy in Climate Vulnerable Countries

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed in New York today by the UN-OHRLLS Under-Secretary-General Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu and IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera.
  • September 2019