Clean Energy Policy News

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
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.
5 September 2018
Leading companies, startups and policymakers are convening at the second edition of IRENA Innovation Week in Bonn to explore the groundbreaking innovations that are driving the global energy transformation. Learn more.
31 August 2018
More than 100 participants from 15 countries convened in Singapore recently for the Singapore-IEA Clean Energy Investment and Financing Training Programme, which aims to increase knowledge and skills for decision-making on policies and regulatory frameworks that mobilize bankable investments in renewables and energy efficiency across the region. Learn more.
4 June 2018
The just-released Renewables 2018 Global Status Report reveals two realities: one in which a revolution in the power sector is driving rapid change towards a renewable energy future and another in which the overall transition is not advancing with the speed needed. Learn more.
24 May 2018
Companies in 75 countries actively sourced 465 terawatt hours of renewable energy in 2017, an amount close to the overall electricity demand of France, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency . With the continued decline in the costs of renewables, the report suggests, corporate demand will continue to increase as companies seek to reduce electricity bills, hedge against future price spikes and address sustainability concerns. Learn more.
22 May 2018
Upgrades to Panama’s regulatory environment and power system management are critical to achieving the renewable energy goals set out in the country’s national energy plan, according to the Renewables Readiness Assessment Panama report just released by the International Renewable Energy Agency. Learn more.