This report aims to provide a basis for understanding these challenges and the solutions available. It highlights the range of policy options available, complemented by country examples.
The report outlines ways in which cities can catalyse the shift to a low-carbon future, in turn supporting regional and national governments with the achievement of sustainable energy targets.
This brief will highlight best practices in sustainable urban transport and showcase city actions that accelerate the creation of sustainable transport systems.
Renewable Energy Policies for Cities: Power Sector is one of several briefs intended to help policy makers accelerate efforts to create sustainable cities powered by renewable energy. The series includes briefs focused on the transport and buildings sectors, and this one, on power.
Cities have emerged as a key focus of global climate mitigation and adaptation strategies. This report highlights resource potential, targets, technology options and planning priorities.
Sustainable bioenergy could even out solar and wind variability and replace fossil fuels for industry, transport and buildings.
Advanced liquid biofuels are important for low-carbon transport development. A survey of industry executives highlights regulatory uncertainty as a key market barrier.
This paper examines the potential of hydrogen fuel for hard-to-decarbonise energy uses, including aviation, shipping and other. But the decarbonisation impact depends on how hydrogen is produced.
This report explores the impact of maritime shipping on carbon-dioxide emissions, the structure of the shipping sector, and key areas that need to be addressed to reduce the sector’s carbon footprint.
This outlook shows how through smart charging EV batteries can help to integrate high shares of solar and wind power into existing grids, as battery storage capacity helps to even out the variability of these sources.