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Renewable Energy Market Analysis: Southeast Asia

This regional market analysis examines the challenges of economic and population growth, the need to boost energy supply, and growing environmental and energy security concerns.

  • January 2018
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  • English

Water Use in India’s Power Generation: Impact of renewables and improved cooling technologies to 2030

This study analyses the prospective impact of renewable energy deployment, along with recently mandated changes to power plant cooling systems, on water use in India’s electricity sector.   

  • January 2018
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  • Heating & Cooling, Power
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  • English
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  • India

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2017

This report highlights the latest trends for each of the main renewable power technologies, based on the latest cost and auction price data from projects around the world. Among the report’s key findings: Renewable power generation costs continue to fall and are already very competitive to meet needs for new capacity. Auctions are rapidly driving down costs in...

  • January 2018
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  • Costs, Power
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  • English

Global Landscape of Renewable Energy Finance

This concise, accessible study of finance flows to renewables around the world examines finance flows worldwide in 2013-2016, broken down by technology, financial instrument and region.

  • January 2018
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  • Finance & Investment
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  • English

Renewable energy prospects for the European Union: Preview for Policy Makers

This preview for policy makers outlines the EU’s potential to meet increasingly ambitious renewable energy targets.

  • January 2018
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English

IRENA cost and competitiveness indicators: Rooftop solar PV

IRENA cost and competitiveness indicators: Rooftop solar PV

This report on cost and competitiveness indicators or rooftop solar PV, based on the trends witnessed in key electricity markets complements IRENA's cost analysis on cost trends for utility-scale renewable power generation.

  • December 2017
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  • Costs
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  • English

Bioenergy from degraded land in Africa

This study presents a methodology to estimate the sustainable energy potential from land restoration in line with the Bonn Challenge, particularly as it relates to African countries.

  • December 2017
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Rwanda, Kenya

Biogas for domestic cooking: Technology brief

This technology brief provides technical background information, analyses market potential and barriers, and offers insights for policy makers on biogas for domestic cooking.   

  • December 2017
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  • Benefits, Innovation
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  • English

Accessible finance for renewable energy in developing countries (ADFD/IRENA brochure)

This brochure is an overview the IRENA/Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) Project Facility. It includes detailed eligibility criteria and information about projects selected to date.

  • December 2017
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  • English

RE Outlook Thailand

Renewable Energy Outlook: Thailand

This report evaluates Thailand’s options for power generation, transport development, thermal and bioenergy use, and identifies the key challenges in scaling up renewables.

  • November 2017
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  • Energy Transition, Transport
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  • English
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  • Thailand