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

SIDS Lighthouses quickscan report

SIDS Lighthouses quickscan: Interim report

This interim report highlights the advantages and benefits of renewables for islands, explains the quickscan methodology and presents quickscan findings from multiple SIDS and other islands.

  • November 2017
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  • Islands, Climate Change
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  • English
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  • Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas

Renewable Desalination: Technology Options for Islands

Many islands face shortages of fresh water. Desalination using renewable energy can meet their water needs at reduced costs, this report finds.

  • December 2015
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  • Islands
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  • English
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  • Antigua and Barbuda, Greece

Renewable islands: Settings for success

Islands around the world rely on costly fossil-fuel imports, often from distant locations, which can burden government budgets and inhibit investment in social and economic development.

  • June 2014
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Cabo Verde, Cyprus