New addition to IRENA’s Project Navigator has the best practices for developing mini-grid projects in Small Island Developing States.

Mini-Grid Project Guide Developed for Small Islands

New addition to IRENA’s Project Navigator has the best practices for developing mini-grid projects in Small Island Developing States.

  • September 2017

This is Izalco, a stratovolcano in El Salvador, that through continuous eruptions, formed between 1770 and 1958. This “young” volcano is  a sign of the enormous geothermal energy potential sitting beneath this Central American country.

Geothermal, a Hot Topic in El Salvador

Central American countries seek to bring geothermal to the forefront of future energy development plans.

  • September 2017

Renewables and Energy Efficiency: A Dynamic Duo

Maximising the synergy between the two crucial objectives can drastically reduce energy-related carbon emissions.

  • August 2017

Solar-Based Solutions Improving Livelihoods in Rural Areas

More than electricity, solar power is bringing reliable, cost-effective and environmentally sustainable development solutions to rural areas in Nepal.

  • July 2017

Renewables at the Heart of G20 Hamburg Energy Action Plan

Leaders of the world’s biggest economies envision renewables' key role in economic growth.

  • July 2017

A Renewable Future Lecture Series in Bonn

IRENA and the University of Bonn’s lecture series highlights the challenges for a future powered by renewables.

  • July 2017

Renewable Energy Efforts Scaled-Up in Central America

National and regional stakeholders met in Panama to discuss the methodologies used in CECCA and to validate the findings from IRENA’s RRA Panama.

  • July 2017

Europe Showcases Renewable Energy Progress at EU Sustainable Energy Week

EU Sustainable Energy Week gathers leaders from across renewable energy landscape

  • July 2017

Nurturing Innovation for a Low-Carbon Future

New paper from IRENA sheds light on the conditions needed for renewable energy innovation to flourish.

  • June 2017

Central Asia Aims for Sustainability

Countries pledge to further boost renewables through regional collaboration with IRENA.

  • June 2017