$105 million has been allocated for eight renewable energy projects in developing countries in the seventh cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.
Unreliable energy exposes refugees to risks, which renewables can serve to overcome, according to a new report by IRENA and UNHCR.
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IRENA is increasing it's on-ground impact with 15 regional and sub-regional platforms which aim at scaling up renewable energy projects and investments.
Latin America and the Caribbean could grow their installed solar capacity by a factor of 40 by 2050.
IRENA is hosting its 18th Council meeting to review progress and plan new work programme towards a climate-safe, sustainable future.
IRENA estimates that hydrogen from renewable energy, so called green hydrogen, could translate into 8% of global energy consumption by 2050.
IFC launched a four-year Energy2Equal programme to increase opportunities for women in the renewable energy sector in sub-Saharan Africa.
For small islands, climate change is already a reality. Rising sea levels and storms of increasing severity are not distant threats.
The Climate Investment Platform aims to advance climate action and translate ambitious national climate targets into concrete investments on the ground.