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.
Islands around the world face crucial energy challenges, including fuel import dependency, high electricity costs, environmental sensitivity and vulnerability to climate change.
The report offers a comprehensive review of the status and trends in the region’s renewable energy development. It highlights Latin America’s wealth of knowledge, draws key lessons, and outlines findings to support the continued expansion of renewables for power generation, transport and other end-uses.
A REmap country study highlights the potential to increase the share of renewable power generation in the Dominican Republic to as much as 44% by 2030.
La hoja de ruta (REmap) destaca el potencial de la República Dominicana para aumentar la cuota de generación de energías renovables hasta un 44% en 2030, basándose esencialmente en energía solar fotovoltaica (FV), energía eólica y bioenergía.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive renewable energy statistics on a range of topics. This publication presents IRENA’s latest statistics for renewable power generation and capacity, as well as renewable energy balances for all countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region.
RD&D for Renewable Energy Technologies: Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean finds wide opportunities to coordinate innovation activities and efforts. Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC) co-invention and cooperative research can help bridge gaps in renewable energy technologies (RET) innovation and diminish the region’s energy challenges.
ID+D para las tecnologías de energías renovables: Cooperación en América Latina y el Caribe revela que existe una gran diversidad de oportunidades para coordinar las actividades y esfuerzos orientados a promover innovación. La co-innovación y la investigación cooperativa son herramientas con gran potencial para salvar las...
Hybridising diesel mini-grids with photovoltaic generation can yield significant cost savings. This study compares the costs of diesel-only and hybridised mini-grids at seven sites – three in Africa, two in Asia and three in Latin America – and shows potential cost savings at all seven sites.
A Path to Prosperity: Renewable Energy for Islands presents a compilation of case studies from small island developing states (SIDS) and development partners.