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IRENA/ADFD Project Facility: Lessons from the selection process

Seven annual cycles of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility provide valuable lessons for initiatives to scale up renewables in developing countries.

  • October 2020
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  • English

Renewable Energy Prospects for Central and South-Eastern Europe Energy Connectivity (CESEC)

Renewables could meet more than one-third of energy demand across Central and South-Eastern Europe cost effectively by 2030 with key decisions taken now.

  • October 2020
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  • English

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2020

IRENA’s annual jobs review confirms long-term growth trend; strong policy action essential to ensure continued employment expansion in the COVID-19 era.

  • September 2020
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  • Benefits, Policy
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  • English

Recycle: Bioenergy

Sustainable bioenergy could even out solar and wind variability and replace fossil fuels for industry, transport and buildings.

  • September 2020
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  • Energy Transition, Transport
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  • English
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  • Saudi Arabia

Reduce: Non-bio renewables

G20 countries can work together to step up renewable energy development and drive an accelerated global energy transition.

  • September 2020
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  • Climate Change, Benefits
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  • English

Reaching Zero with Renewables

Energy emissions from industry and transport could be cut to zero by 2060 with pro-active policies and investments. Renewables will be crucial.

  • September 2020
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  • Climate Change, Energy Transition
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  • English

Scenarios for the Energy Transition: Global experience and best practices

Scenario modelling has become an essential tool to lay the groundwork for clean, reliable, sustainable future energy systems.

  • September 2020
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English

Measuring the socio-economics of transition: Focus on jobs

Well-crafted deployment, integrating and enabling policies could create millions of new jobs. This report outlines the evolving global and regional distribution of energy employment.

  • August 2020
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  • Benefits, Energy Transition
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  • English

System Operation: Innovation Landscape Briefs

These briefs highlight ground-breaking ways to use distributed energy resources, accommodate uncertainty and reduce the need for grid reinforcement with rising shares of solar and wind power.

  • July 2020
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  • Innovation
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  • English

Business Models: Innovation Landscape Briefs

These briefs highlight business models that enhance system flexibility, empower consumers, boost solar and wind supply and incentivise rapid integration

  • July 2020
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  • Innovation
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  • English