This booklet outlines why accelerating the uptake of renewable energy is key to a climate-safe future.
IRENA produces comprehensive, reliable data sets on renewable energy capacity and use worldwide. This is the 2019 edition.
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.
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.
This report examines ways for G20 countries to decarbonise their electricity systems by integrating high shares of solar and wind power.
The sixth edition of the series highlights employment trends in renewables worldwide, noting increasing diversification of the supply chain.
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.
IRENA’s assessment of flexibility is carried out with the IRENA FlexTool that intends to analyse not only the traditional concept of flexibility, but also other innovative technologies that enrich the concept of flexibility, such as flexible demand, energy storage and sector coupling.
A collaborative campaign, launched at the 9th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) in May 2018 and co-ordinated by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), calls for wider adoption and improved use of model-based LTES. This brochure highlights findings from the first-year of the LTES campaign.
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.