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Power sector planning in Arab countries: Incorporating variable renewables

This report builds on input from a regional long-term planning workshop to address the challenges of scaling up solar and wind power in Arab countries.

  • January 2020
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  • Power, Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Algeria, Bahrain

Advancing renewables in developing countries

This report reviews the progress of innovative projects supported by IRENA/ADFD Project Facility, a partnership to expand renewable energy access in developing countries and fulfil Sustainable Development Goals.

  • January 2020
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  • Benefits, Energy Transition
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  • English

10 Years: Progress to Action

IRENA's 10th Assembly booklet charts global advances over the past decade and calls for a new Decade of Action on renewables. Comparative graphs and data illuminate the road ahead.

  • January 2020
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  • Energy Transition, Finance & Investment
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  • English

Wind energy: A gender perspective

Based on a survey across the industry, this study tracks women’s employment, gender policies and perceptions of gender bias throughout the wind energy value chain.

  • January 2020
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  • Benefits
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  • English

Power system organisational structures for the renewable energy era

This report examines misalignments between current structures, supporting policies for renewables, and requirements for the shift to mainly renewable-based power systems.

  • January 2020
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  • Power
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  • English

Innovative solutions for 100% renewable power in Sweden

This study highlights key pilot projects, showcases innovative solutions and provides insights based on Sweden’s experience with the transition to 100% renewable power.

  • January 2020
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  • Innovation, Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Sweden

Demand-side flexibility for power sector transformation

Power systems need to be increasingly flexible to accommodate rising solar and wind shares. This brief maps out uses, solutions and examples of demand-side flexibility.

  • December 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English

Renewable solutions for refugee settlements

The report, prepared in collaboration with UNHCR proposes renewable energy solutions to provide clean and reliable power to refugees and the humanitarian organisations.

  • December 2019
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  • Benefits, Off-grid for Energy Access
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  • English
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  • Ethiopia, Iraq

Renewables Readiness Assessment: Kingdom of Bhutan

Bhutan prioritises sustainable development and environmental conservation alongside economic growth. As the country develops, a diversified mix of renewables can support growth and improve people’s livelihoods.

  • December 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Bhutan

NDCs in 2020

This brief released at the global climate meeting COP25, underlines the opportunity to address the climate threat, decarbonise energy use and simultaneously achieve multiple SDGs. 

  • December 2019
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  • Climate Change, Finance & Investment
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  • English