IRENA, Small Island States Accelerate Energy Transition with New Agreement

Francesco La Camera and H.E. Molwyn Joseph The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) have signed an agreement that will see the two organizations work closely to mobilize climate finance and to advance … Read More

UAE, IRENA Unveil $1 billion Global Finance Platform for Renewable Energy

The United Arab Emirates and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have announced the Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform, a new global climate finance facility to accelerate the transition to renewable energy in developing countries. The UAE committed $400 … Read More

Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally

Renewable energy employment worldwide reached 12 million last year, up from 11.5 million in 2019, according to the eighth edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2021. The report was released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in … Read More

GWEC and IRENA Set Global Offshore Wind Energy Goals for 2050

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have announced an agenda to ensure sustainable energy for all that helps the global battle against climate change. At its heart is an ambition to increase substantially the share … Read More

GWEC: Surge in Wind Capacity Could Generate 3.3 Million Jobs

Approximately 3.3 million new wind power jobs can be created globally over the next five years, thanks to major industry expansion, according to a new analysis from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). This figure includes direct jobs in both … Read More

Investments in Renewables Must Triple to Fulfill Global Climate Commitments

Global renewable energy investment increased between 2013 and 2018, reaching its peak at $351 billion in 2017, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Climate Policy Initiative (CPI). The 2020 edition of the Global … Read More