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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

Renewable energy statistics 2020

This statistical publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the for the last decade (2010-2019).

  • July 2020
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  • Statistics
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  • English, French, Spanish

Renewable Energy Outlook: Lebanon

This study examines the policy, regulatory, financial and capacity-related challenges to overcome in pursuing Lebanon's energy transition plans.

  • June 2020
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  • English

Post-COVID recovery: An agenda for resilience, development and equality

Energy transition investments in the wake of COVID-19 can pave the way for equitable, inclusive and resilient economies.

  • June 2020
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2019

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.

  • June 2020
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  • Costs, Power
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  • English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish

Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report (2020)

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 2020
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access, Energy Transition
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  • English

Energy subsidies: Evolution in the global energy transformation to 2050

The energy sector lacks a standard definition of subsidies. This paper contributes to research on how subsidies are calculated – for fossil-fuels, renewables and the sector as a whole.

  • April 2020
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  • Costs, Policy
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  • English

Global Renewables Outlook: Energy transformation 2050

This outlook highlights climate-safe investment options until 2050, policies for transition and specific regional challenges. It also explores options to eventually cut emissions to zero.

  • April 2020
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English, Arabic, French, Chinese, German, Spanish

Renewable Capacity Statistics 2020

This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the past decade (2010-2019).

  • March 2020
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  • Statistics, Power
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  • English, French, Spanish