Clean Energy Policy News

2 June 2020
Competitive power generation costs make investment in renewables highly attractive as countries target economic recovery from COVID-19, new IRENA report finds. Learn more.
6 April 2020
The renewable energy sector added 176 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity globally in 2019, which is marginally lower than the (revised) 179 GW added in 2018. However, new renewable power accounted for 72 per cent of all power expansion last year, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Learn more.
18 December 2019
On-site renewable energy solutions can cost-effectively supply refugee communities with low-cost, reliable electricity, according to the findings of a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Learn more.
13 November 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean could grow their installed solar capacity by a factor of 40 by 2050, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows. Learn more.
21 October 2019
Asia could grow its share of installed capacity for onshore wind from 230 gigawatt (GW) in 2018 to more than 2600 GW by 2050, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency. By that time, the region would become a global leader in wind, accounting for more than 50 per cent of all onshore and over 60 per cent of all offshore wind capacity installed globally. Learn more.
10 October 2019
The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance has announced the endorsement and launch of six innovative financial instruments for climate-related projects in developing countries. Learn more.
27 September 2019
The United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today underscored their commitment to strengthen cooperation aimed at advancing renewable energy in the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States. Learn more.
24 September 2019
A green building revolution that is underway in Latin America will improve the health and well-being of future generations, and it is being led by women. Thanks to a new cash injection, this is a revolution that will spread far and wide, creating resilient communities at the forefront of fighting climate change, according to a blog post from our partners at the World Green Building Council. Learn more.
14 May 2019
The International Energy Agency (IEA) yesterday held a high-level workshop on the outlook for offshore wind energy, bringing together 80 senior representatives from government, the private sector, research groups, academia and international organizations. Learn more.
13 May 2019
The IEA held a high-level workshop on the outlook for offshore wind energy today, bringing together 80 senior representatives from government, the private sector, research groups, academia and international organizations. Learn more.