Transforming small-island power systems

This guide from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) can assist in decision making and help to carry out successful technical planning studies on solar and wind integration into SIDS power systems.

  • January 2019
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  • Energy Transition, Power
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  • English
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  • Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas

The UMEME Framework for NDC Implementation: Advancing renewable energy in Africa together with national climate plans

The historic Paris climate agreement, adopted by countries around the world in December 2015, aims to the rise of global temperature well below 2 degrees Celsius. Renewable energy will play a key role in this effort, which encompasses developing as well as developed countries, by increasing the supply of cheap and accessible energy in a less carbon-intensive manner.

  • November 2016
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  • Policy, Climate Change
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  • English
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  • Angola, Algeria

Bioethanol in Africa: A Case for Technology Transfer and South-South Cooperation

Sustainable biofuels have an important role to play in Africa’s development. Sugarcane bioethanol is currently the most cost-effective commercial biofuel and has the highest energy balance.

  • October 2016
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  • Benefits, Power
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  • English
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  • Brazil, Benin

Africa 2030: Roadmap for a Renewable Energy Future

African countries need to meet fast-growing energy demand and extend modern energy services to more communities while also improving people’s health and ensuring long-term sustainability. The continent could meet nearly a quarter of its energy needs through the use of indigenous, clean, renewable energy by 2030, according to this report by the International Renewable...

  • October 2015
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Algeria, Angola

A path to prosperity: Renewable energy for islands

A Path to Prosperity: Renewable Energy for Islands presents a compilation of case studies from small island developing states (SIDS) and development partners.

  • June 2015
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Cabo Verde, Madagascar

L’Afrique et les énergies renouvelables : la voie vers la croissance durable

L’Agence internationale pour les énergies renouvelables (IRENA) vient de publier le rapport L’Afrique et les énergies renouvelables : la voie vers la croissance durable.

  • February 2013
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  • Energy Transition, Off-grid for Energy Access
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  • French, English
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  • Angola, Algeria

Renewable Energy Country Profiles for Africa

This collection of country profiles takes stock of the latest developments in renewables at a country level around Africa.

  • November 2011
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  • Statistics
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  • English
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  • Algeria, Angola