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ASEAN Can Cover Two-Thirds of Energy Demand with Renewables

Southeast Asia can save energy costs of up to USD 160 billion addressing energy security and climate risks through energy transition, says IRENA.
  • September 2022

First IRENA Investment Forum Kicks Off in Southeast Asia

The first-ever Investment Forum organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) takes place from 31 August to 1 September 2022 in Bali.
  • August 2022

India and IRENA Strengthen Ties as Country Plans Major Renewables and Hydrogen Push

India signals intention to broaden renewable technology base including to green hydrogen.
  • January 2022

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and IRENA Team-Up to Accelerate Asia’s Energy Transition

AIIB and IRENA will work together to accelerate investment and enhance awareness of renewable energy solutions throughout Asia.
  • September 2021

IRENA and ESCAP Step up Joint Efforts to Support Asia-Pacific’s Crisis Response

The two organisations will seek to bolster provision of low-cost, sustainable energy to prepare health systems for vaccine delivery and rebuild economies.
  • May 2020

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

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

Higher Shares of Renewable Energy Central to Sustainable Development Across Southeast Asia

New IRENA market analysis sees renewable energy driving growth and expanding energy access in Southeast Asia 
  • February 2018

Renewable Energy Can Account for 37% of Thailand’s Energy Mix by 2036

More ambitious renewable energy deployment could save over USD 9 billion annually  
  • December 2017

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Southeast Asia Eyes Renewable Energy to Fuel Economic Growth and Build Climate Resilience

Southeast Asian nations and IRENA join forces to scale-up renewables in the region
  • September 2017