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IRENA NewGen Renewable Energy Accelerator Programme 2024

For the second consecutive year, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is proud to announce the launch of its NewGen Renewable Energy Accelerator programme, a pioneering initiative designed to engage and empower the youth in driving the global energy transition. The NewGen programme is specifically tailored to nurture and promote the innovative spirit among young entrepreneurs, offering them a platform to develop and demonstrate their solutions in combating climate change and advancing sustainable energy practices.


At the heart of the NewGen initiative is the commitment to equip the younger generation with the necessary tools, knowledge, and resources to turn their visionary ideas into reality. IRENA is dedicated to supporting youth-led startups and enterprises at various stages of growth, aiding them in their journey towards business acceleration and expansion in the renewable energy sector. Through close collaboration with its partners, IRENA ensures that participants gain access to crucial funding opportunities, expansive business networks, and other essential resources aimed at facilitating the successful commercialization of their innovative solutions.

The NewGen programme is structured around a comprehensive suite of activities including training sessions, mentorship opportunities, and knowledge-sharing workshops, all designed to amplify the business and environmental impact of participants. Furthermore, the programme offers invaluable market and investor connections, thereby enhancing the participants’ ability to secure investments for the implementation of their business plans and solutions. With benefits ranging from expert-led webinars and workshops to dedicated mentorship and investment matchmaking events, the NewGen Renewable Energy Accelerator is an unparalleled opportunity for young innovators passionate about renewable energy and climate technology. The programme welcomes applications from young individuals and teams worldwide, specifically targeting entrepreneurs between 18 and 35 years old, with a focus on renewable and climate adaptation technologies. The deadline for applications is April 13, 2024. To seize this unique opportunity, eligible and interested candidates are encouraged to apply through the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) application portal at

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