Finance Investment

Finance & investment

The energy transition will require cumulative investment of USD 150 trillion in transition-related assets from 2023 up to 2050. And further investment will be needed to create an enabling environment, especially to ensure the transition is just and inclusive.


IRENA’s analysis of the financial landscape for renewable energy in global, regional and national markets – as well as its interaction with policy – assists policy makers to put in place the right regulatory frameworks that allow the capital available to be deployed and stimulate market growth.

  • Investment


    Analysis of investment trends and needs for the energy transition, the sources of funding and the path to unlocking investment.
  • Mobilising investment needs

    Mobilising private investment

    Analysis of the main risks and barriers to provide policy makers with a strong portfolio of measures, instruments and tools to mobilise investment at scale.


  • Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform

    Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform

    Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform is an inclusive, multi-stakeholder climate finance solution to advance the energy transition aiming to mobilise approximately USD 1 billion of capital by 2030.
  • Climate Investment Platform

    Climate Investment Platform (CIP)

    A join initiative with a mandate to increase capital mobilisation and renewable energy investment in developing countries. IRENA focuses on technical assistance for projects to reach commercial feasibility readiness for matchmaking with financial institutions or partners.