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Global renewables installations totalled 260GW in 2020 – IRENA

More than 80% of all new electricity capacity added last year was renewable, according to IRENA's annual Renewable Capacity Statistics 2021.

Wind and solar: The answer to Albania’s energy security question

A new report by the IRENA shows that Albania could reduce energy system vulnerability to climate impacts by deploying its vast solar and wind resources.
green technologies

IRENA highlights top five green tech to deliver decarbonisation

IRENA has released its World Energy Transitions Outlook, presenting the key green technologies that will help the globe to meet its 2050 decarbonisation targets.

Renewables skills and finance access advances in Caribbean

New solar PV skills training and funding partnerships are paving the way to advance the renewables transition in the Caribbean.

Antigua and Barbuda to clean up fossil fuels-heavy energy mix

Renewable generation, EVs and green hydrogen are the most cost-effective energy strategy for the Caribbean twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda.
irena

IRENA and FAO to accelerate renewables uptake in food and agric sectors

IRENA and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations partner to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy technologies.
hydropower

High stakes for hydropower’s future

Are we moving quickly enough to build the hydropower capacity needed to support the energy transition?

IRENA and Enel Foundation forge new hydrogen partnership

The International Renewable Energy Agency has signed a new agreement with the Enel Foundation in the margins of its recently concluded Eleventh Assembly.

El Salvador adopts action plan to accelerate renewables uptake

IRENA has proposed a multi-point action plan to accelerate the transformation of El Salvador's electricity sector with renewables.
hydrogen

IRENA: Hydrogen is a cost-competitive climate solution

IRENA is driving a green hydrogen agenda and sees renewable hydrogen at least-cost possibly within a decade.