Clean Energy Policy News
18 February 2019
Countries at the forefront of the energy transformation are getting more than a third of their energy from variable renewables such as solar and wind, and they are doing it in cost-effectively, according to a first-of-a-kind mapping and analysis of innovations, launched by the International Renewable Energy Agency today in Brussels. Learn more.
24 January 2019
Ireland will host the International Energy Agency’s fourth annual Global Conference on Energy Efficiency, which will take place in Dublin this year on 24 June. Learn more.
12 January 2019
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today announced the selection of renewable energy projects in Guyana, Liberia and Togo for funding by ADFD, as part of the sixth cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility. Learn more.
10 January 2019
IRENA Assembly Set for Record Participation as 125 Ministers Gather to Discuss Energy Transformation »
Heads of state and governments, more than 120 ministers and representatives from 160 countries will gather this week to engage in high-level discussions to accelerate renewable energy deployment in support of the sustainable development goals and global climate objectives, as the officials will attend the ninth Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Learn more.
28 November 2018
The International Energy Agency and the Government of the United Kingdom are holding a global summit on carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) today, bringing together global energy leaders, including energy ministers and senior representatives from more than a dozen countries, CEOs of major energy companies and the financial community to identify practical steps to accelerate investment and deployment of CCUS. Learn more.
30 October 2018
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) signed an agreement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) today, forging a new partnership aimed at scaling up renewable energy deployment and advancing the transition to a sustainable energy future. Learn more.
30 October 2018
Chile’s Energia + Mujer Programme Seeks to Boost Participation of Women in the Clean Energy Sector »
As part of its Energia + Mujer programme, Chile’s Ministry of Energy last week held an international conference to promote the participation of women in the clean energy sector, with the support from the Ministry of Women and Gender Equality, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Energy Agency. Learn more.
19 October 2018
A global effort to deploy the right energy efficiency policies could, on its own, see greenhouse gas emissions peak quickly and then fall even as the global economy doubles between now and 2040, according to the IEA’s latest analysis on energy efficiency. Learn more.
9 October 2018
Egypt could generate up to 53 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency. The Renewable Energy Outlook: Egypt report finds that pursuing higher shares of renewable energy could reduce the country’s energy bill by up to USD 900 million annually in 2030. Learn more.
25 September 2018
The IEA released today a pair of reports on energy transitions in G20 countries that describe the progress and challenges along the path towards modernizing and diversifying economies, improving energy security, securing energy access, improving air quality and of mitigating climate change. Learn more.