Seven annual cycles of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility provide valuable lessons for initiatives to scale up renewables in developing countries.
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.
IRENA’s annual jobs review confirms long-term growth trend; strong policy action essential to ensure continued employment expansion in the COVID-19 era.
Sustainable bioenergy could even out solar and wind variability and replace fossil fuels for industry, transport and buildings.
G20 countries can work together to step up renewable energy development and drive an accelerated global energy transition.
Energy emissions from industry and transport could be cut to zero by 2060 with pro-active policies and investments. Renewables will be crucial.
Scenario modelling has become an essential tool to lay the groundwork for clean, reliable, sustainable future energy systems.
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.
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.
These briefs highlight business models that enhance system flexibility, empower consumers, boost solar and wind supply and incentivise rapid integration