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Decarbonised Energy Pathway More Cost Effective than Polluting Alternatives in Central America

IRENA analysis shows region can pursue more ambitious energy transition agenda, gaining cost benefits while achieving socio-economic and climate objectives.
  • March 2022

El Salvador Eyes Major Renewables Push Under New Partnership with IRENA

Country’s National Energy Policy to put the energy transition centre-stage of national economic and social agendas.
  • January 2022

IRENA and OLADE Reinforce Commitment to Boost Renewables in Latin America and the Caribbean

OLADE and IRENA have signed a new agreement to work closely in efforts to scale up the deployment of renewable energy in the Latin American and Caribbean region as it pursues ambitious 2030 goals.
  • November 2021

Wind, Solar and Hydrogen Can Increase Energy Security in Paraguay

IRENA offers recommendations to diversify the country’s energy mix to mitigate the effects of climate change and boost economic development.
  • September 2021

The IDB and IRENA Foster a Sustainable Energy Future in Latin America and the Caribbean

The signed partnership will help drive the energy transition in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement.
  • March 2021

CDF and IRENA Collaborate to Boost Low-Carbon Investments in the Caribbean

Cooperation will support renewable energy and energy efficiency drive as Caribbean looks to transition away from fossil fuel dependency.
  • October 2020

OLADE and IRENA Put Renewables at Heart of Economic Recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

Accelerating renewables could bring 3 million jobs to Latin America as region battles COVID-19
  • July 2020

Foz do Iguassu Brazil

IRENA Welcomes Brazil's Decision to Seek Membership of the Agency

Director-General Adnan Z. Amin welcomes Brazil’s decision to initiate the process of joining IRENA
  • February 2018

Solar PV plant

Quality Assurance Underpins Investment Confidence in Global PV Market

Latin America developing a strong quality infrastructure for Solar PV
  • September 2017

Wind farm in Costa Rica

South America Plans for its Renewable Energy Future

Experts share best practices to address challenges associated with the integration of variable renewable technologies such as wind and solar 
  • August 2017