Offshore renewable energy – including offshore wind and solar power, as well as emerging ocean energy technologies – could support sustainable long-term development and drive a vibrant blue economy.
Oceans contain enormous untapped renewable energy potential, theoretically equivalent to more than double the world's current electricity demand.
The transition to renewable-based, energy-efficient heating and cooling could follow several possible pathways. This report outlines the infrastructure and policies needed.
Renewable-based “green” hydrogen will be crucial to achieve net-zero emissions. This report offers guidelines on how to kickstart it at national and regional levels.
The East African Rift region holds significant geothermal potential. This report offers recommendations to fast-track regional geothermal energy development.
Global investments in renewables must grow faster to meet climate goals. This report provides recommendations to scale up investment and mobilise capital.
Pension funds, insurers, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors represent an enormous global capital pool that could be harnessed for the energy transition.
Cities have emerged as a key focus of global climate mitigation and adaptation strategies. This report highlights resource potential, targets, technology options and planning priorities.
This interactive Innovation Toolbox offers 30 innovations that can be mixed and matched as needed. The Toolbox outlines 11 solutions as examples of how to achieve system-wide synergies.
Seven annual cycles of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility provide valuable lessons for initiatives to scale up renewables in developing countries.