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Enabling Technologies: Innovation Landscape

IRENA’s Innovation Landscape report highlights innovations in enabing technologies.

  • September 2019
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  • Innovation
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  • English

People, Planet and Prosperity

This booklet outlines why accelerating the uptake of renewable energy is key to a climate-safe future. 

  • July 2019
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  • Benefits, Energy Transition
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  • English, Spanish

Renewable Energy Statistics 2019

IRENA produces comprehensive, reliable data sets on renewable energy capacity and use worldwide. This is the 2019 edition. 

  • July 2019
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  • Statistics
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  • English, French, Spanish

Personas, Planeta y Prosperidad

Este folleto describe por qué una adopción acelerada de las energías renovables es una solución clave para un escenario climáticamente seguro.

  • July 2019
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  • Energy Transition, Benefits
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  • Spanish, English

Renewable energy auctions: Status and trends beyond price

As the renewable energy sector matures, policies must be adapted to reflect changing market conditions. This brief outlines the latest research on auctions, with a focus on market developments in 2017-2018.

  • June 2019
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  • Policy
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  • English

Climate change and renewable energy

Japan, holding the G20 presidency in 2019, asked the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) for a report on the implications of the global energy transformation for climate and sustainability in a broad sense.

  • June 2019
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  • Climate Change, Policy
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  • English

Market Design: Innovation Landscape briefs

IRENA’s Innovation Landscape report highlights innovations in market design.

  • June 2019
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  • Innovation
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  • English

Solutions to integrate high shares of variable renewable energy

This report examines ways for G20 countries to decarbonise their electricity systems by integrating high shares of solar and wind power.

  • June 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2019

The sixth edition of the series highlights employment trends in renewables worldwide, noting increasing diversification of the supply chain.      

  • June 2019
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  • Benefits
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  • English

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2018

IRENA’s latest global cost study shows solar and wind power reaching new price lows. The report highlights cost trends for all major renewable electricity sources.

  • May 2019
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  • Costs, Power
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  • English