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    • Offshore wind energy: Patent insight report

      This joint report by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) uses patent statistics to explore innovation trends in the offshore wind supply chain, revealing key technological developments in the industry.

      Publications Reports Energy transition Energy efficiency Wind energy
    • Offshore wind patents on the rise, new study by IRENA and EPO shows

      The Offshore Wind Energy Patent Insights Report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the European Patent Office (EPO) shows that between 2002-2022 patent filings for offshore wind technologies have grown on average by 18%.

      News Articles Energy transition Wind energy
    • The struggles of the offshore wind industry

      Today’s farms can power millions of homes, while increases in turbine sizes and ultra-low interest rates helped push overall costs of construction and operation down 60 per cent between 2010 and 2021, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.

      News IRENA in the News Energy transition Wind energy Financial Times
    • Enabling frameworks for offshore wind scale up: Innovations in permitting

      This brief from IRENA's Collaborative Framework on Ocean Energy and Offshore Renewables presents actionable solutions to address permitting bottlenecks and accelerate related processes for scaling up offshore wind deployment.

      Publications Reports CF Offshore Renewables Ocean Wind energy
    • The cost of financing for renewable power

      Based on a new, unique dataset from a global survey, this IRENA report presents unprecedented insights on the cost of capital for onshore wind, offshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) projects.

      Publications Reports Finance & investment Costs Technology Solar energy Wind energy
    • Ocean Renewables: Powering the Blue Economy

      Offshore renewables can play a key role in harnessing the benefits of the blue economy for sustainable development in SIDS, said IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera, at the Our Oceans conference held in Palau.

      News Articles Climate Action Ocean Technology Wind energy Technology
    • Renewables Take Lion’s Share of Global Power Additions in 2021

      New data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that renewable energy continued to grow and gain momentum despite global uncertainties.

      News Press releases Climate Action Statistics Hydropower Technology Wind energy Technology Solar energy Technology Bioenergy & biofuels Technology Geothermal energy Technology
    • A Pathway to Decarbonise the Shipping Sector by 2050

      This report explores the options and actions needed to progress towards a decarbonised maritime shipping sector by 2050 identifying a realistic pathway to reach the 1.5°C climate goal.

      Publications Reports Transport Technology Energy efficiency Technology Bioenergy & biofuels Technology Hydrogen Technology Wind energy Technology Costs Bioenergy Policy
    • Utility-scale Solar and Wind Areas: Burkina Faso

      This study seeks to map suitable areas in Burkina Faso for deploying utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power projects.

      Publications Reports Solar energy Technology Wind energy Technology Long term energy planning Planning
    • Offshore Renewables: An Action Agenda for Deployment

      The report provides insights on various emerging offshore renewable energy technologies and their underlying potential. It also outlines a possible Action Plan for the G20 countries to drive offshore technologies closer to the commercialisation phase.

      Publications Reports Climate Action Ocean Technology Wind energy Technology Solar energy Technology Targets & NDCs Policy
    • Tracking the Impacts of Innovation: Offshore wind as a case study

      This report is an initial output of two projects focused on tracking innovation impacts: the Innovation Impacts Dashboard (IID) project and the Tracking Energy Innovation Impacts Framework (TEIIF) project. 

      Publications Reports Wind energy Technology Innovation indicators Innovation
    • Utility-scale Solar and Wind Areas: Mauritania

      The report provides insights on the country’s potential to adopt solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power.

      Publications Reports Solar energy Technology Wind energy Technology Power Generation Costs Costs
    • Events

      First Sudan

      This workshop will be the first among multiple stakeholder engagement workshops planned as part of IRENA’s ongoing statistics support for NDC enhancement in Sudan.

    • Fostering a blue economy: Offshore renewable energy

      Offshore renewable energy – including offshore wind and solar power, as well as emerging ocean energy technologies – could support sustainable long-term development and drive a vibrant blue economy. 

      Publications Reports Ocean Technology Solar energy Technology Wind energy Technology Technology & infrastructure Technology Macro-economic benefits Socio-economic impact
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