Wind, Solar Continued to Dominate New Generating Capacity

Francesco La Camera New data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that renewable energy continued to grow and gain momentum despite global uncertainties. By the end of 2021, global renewable generation capacity amounted to 3,064 GW, increasing … Read More

IRENA: Strong Need to Accelerate Clean Energy Transition to Combat Global Crisis

Francesco La Camera Short-term interventions addressing the current energy crisis must be accompanied by a steadfast focus on mid- and long-term goals of the energy transition. High fossil fuel prices, energy security concerns and the urgency of climate change underscore … Read More

CRUL, IRENA Partner on Renewable Energy Research for Sustainable Development

The signing took place during the University Ecosystem of Lazio Region: Knowledge as a Heritage Forum, held in Dubai at the Expo Italy Pavilion. The MoU was signed by IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera and Prof. Stefano Ubertini, president of … Read More

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

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

IRENA and Morocco partner up on green hydrogen

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Moroccan government have agreed to work closely on advancing the green hydrogen economy to accelerate the energy transition. Courtesy of IRENA The strategic agreement is signed with IRENA, as Morocco aims to … Read More

GWEC: Global Wind Power Needs to Triple Next Decade to Meet Net-Zero Goals

With 93 GW of new capacity installed, 2020 was the best year in history for the global wind industry – a 53% year-over-year increase – but a new report published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) warns that this … Read More