Clean Energy Policy News
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
Investors Launch New Solutions Targeting Clean Energy Access, Sustainable Cities in Developing Countries »
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
UN and IRENA Agree to Support Renewable Energy Growth in World’s Most Climate Vulnerable Countries »
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.
7 May 2019
The International Energy Agency (IEA) will release its annual benchmark for tracking energy investment, World Energy Investment 2019, later this month. And the IEA will the launch the report with a webinar on 14 May. The report provides a full picture of current capital flows and what they might mean for tomorrow’s energy sector. It assesses whether the frameworks and strategies put in place by governments, the energy industry and financial institutions are spurring timely investment, and how spending across sectors and technologies matches with the world’s energy security and sustainability needs. Learn more.
7 May 2019
The International Energy Agency released the latest in-depth review of Morocco’s energy policies today, welcoming the institutional, legal and fiscal reforms undertaken to promote the sustainable development of the country’s energy sector. Learn more.