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Off-grid Renewable Energy Solutions

This brief captures trends in off-grid solutions and discusses the key components of an enabling environment to scale-up off-grid deployment.

  • July 2018
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access
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  • English

Renewable Energy Statistics 2018

IRENA produces comprehensive, reliable data sets on renewable energy capacity and use worldwide. This is the 2018 edition. 

  • July 2018
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  • Statistics
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  • English

Insights on Planning for Power System Regulators

This report identifies useful regulatory practices for the era of rapidly improving renewable energy technologies. It draws key insights from experiences with integrated resource planning (IRP) in South Africa and the US.

  • June 2018
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  • Power, Energy Transition
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  • English

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Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: Market and Industry Trends

As the first global, comprehensive analysis of corporate sourcing of renewable electricity, this report highlights the latest trends and provides recommendations to more fully exploit such potential.

  • May 2018
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  • Energy Transition, Power
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  • English

Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System: An overview for policy makers

This brief provides a high-level overview of priorities to accelerate technological and systemic innovation and highlights priorities for increased government action and international co-operation.  

  • May 2018
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  • Innovation
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  • English

Renewables Readiness Assessment: Panama

Panama has vast potential to develop renewables. The National Energy Plan suggests that as much as 70% of the country’s energy supply could be renewable by 2050. 

  • May 2018
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  • Power, Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Panama

Nurturing Offshore Wind Markets: Good practices for international standardisation

This report examines markets in Denmark, Germany and China. The analysis highlights the development of standards and the best practices for new markets to adopt. 

  • May 2018
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  • Innovation
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  • English

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging local capacity for offshore wind

Offshore wind projects create ample opportunities for local value creation. This report examines how income and jobs can be maximised by leveraging existing economic activities and building upon domestic supply chains.

  • May 2018
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  • Benefits
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  • English

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2018

Renewable energy jobs grew 5.3% in 2017, with the total surpassing 10 million worldwide. IRENA's annual review presents the status of employment by technology and in selected countries.

  • May 2018
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  • Benefits
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  • English

Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report

This joint tracking report provides the most comprehensive look available at the world’s progress towards global energy targets on access to electricity, clean cooking, renewable energy and energy efficiency. 

  • May 2018
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English