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International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

IRENA is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to renewable energy. In accordance with its Statutes, IRENA’s objective is to “promote the widespread and increased adoption and the sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy” (Article II). This concerns all forms of energy produced from renewable sources in a sustainable manner, which include bioenergy, geothermal energy, hydropower, ocean, solar, and wind energy.

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Specifications

Program website

http://www.irena.org/

Type

Capacity Building
Intergovernmental organization

Geographical Scope

Globally

Type of Cap Building

Knowledge / Information

Funding / Investment / CapBuild type

Capacity development; knowledge/information/best practices sharing; establishing and developing new synergies; facilitating dialogue; encouraging investment flows and strengthening technology and innovation

Contact information

Last update

Date

09-05-2018

Status

Providing Services Only

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