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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

Evaluación del Estado de Preparación de las Energías Renovables: Panamá

Panamá tiene un gran potencial para desarrollar energías renovables. El Plan Nacional de Energía sugiere que hasta un 70% del suministro de energía del país podría ser renovable en 2050.

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

Renewable energy auctions:
Cases from sub-Saharan Africa

Auctions can help countries across sub-Saharan Africa achieve record-low prices for solar and wind power. Five countries have run renewable energy auctions, while at least 15 more are developing such programmes.

  • April 2018
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  • Policy, Finance & Investment
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  • English
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  • South Africa, Uganda

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition

This report, prepared jointly by IRENA, the IEA and REN21, identifies key barriers and highlights policy options to boost renewable energy deployment.

  • April 2018
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  • Policy, Heating & Cooling
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  • English

GET 2018

Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050

Renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to start meeting key decarbonisation and climate mitigation goals. Among the report's key findings: Based on current plans and policies, the “carbon budget” to keep global warming below 2oC would run out in under 20 years; Renewables could make up two-thirds of the energy mix by...

  • April 2018
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English, Arabic

RRA Pakistan

Renewables Readiness Assessment: Pakistan

This report identifies key actions to accelerate renewable energy deployment. The report presents options to strengthen Pakistan’s policy, regulatory and institutional framework for renewables.

  • April 2018
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Pakistan

Renewable Capacity Statistics 2018

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive renewable energy statistics on a range of topics. This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the last decade (2008-2017).

  • March 2018
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  • Statistics, Power
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  • English