Small islands shifting to renewables

(USA) The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is stepping up its plans to help small island developing states (SIDS) shift to clean power. Leaders from both met at a side event held during the U...

Tune into Innovation Week

(GERMANY) Key stakeholders from more than 80 countries are attending the International Renewable Energy Agency's (IRENA) Innovation Week event in Bonn. Startups, corporates and policymakers are among thos...

If you’re in Venice…

Pop along to the Venice Biennale of Architecture and witness the ‘primal beauty of renewable energy’. The Primal Sonic Visions exhibition by renowned multimedia artist Bill Fontana, commissioned by the Inter...

Clean power + the UN Global Goals

(USA) Clean power is key to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a political forum getting underway in New York today will hear. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is high...

Clean power growth continues

Figures released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reveal a global clean power industry in rude health. The Renewable Capacity Statistics 2018 report, which draws on data from '200 c...

Report reveals EU renewables potential

Europe's share of renewable energy could be cost-effectively doubled to 34% by 2030, according to a new report released today. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) presented the findings of its ...

Brazil declares renewables ambition

The Brazilian Government has made representations to join one of the world's leading renewable energy bodies. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) confirmed today that the country's leaders have...

$25M clean power plans announced

(ABU DHABI) Solar projects in Mauritius and Rwanda have been given a US$25 million shot in the arm. Details of the loan package were announced today at the eighth annual Assembly of the International Rene...

Leaders discuss clean energy roadmap

Government leaders from 150 countries will gather in Abu Dhabi this weekend to 'chart a roadmap for the energy system of the future'. The eighth annual Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (...

‘Visions of Sustainability’

An exciting new art exhibition will take place in Abu Dhabi this month to showcase the impact of renewable energy. The Visions of Sustainability exhibition has been arranged by the International Renewable En...