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Renewable energy auctions in Colombia: Context, design and results

This report analyses changes in design between the two auctions in Colombia, as well as their price outcomes and the factors affecting those prices.

  • March 2021
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  • Policy, Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Colombia

Antigua and Barbuda: Renewable Energy Roadmap

The Roadmap charts a path for the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, providing options for achieving a 100% renewable energy share in both the power and transport sectors.

  • March 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English
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  • Antigua and Barbuda

Integrating low-temperature renewables in district energy systems: Guidelines for policy makers

This guidebook provides information for policy makers and examples of available tools and solutions to facilitate the use of low-temperature renewable heat sources in new and existing district energy systems.

  • March 2021
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  • Heating & Cooling, Policy
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  • English

Companies in transition towards 100% renewable energy: Focus on heating and cooling

This white paper, developed by the IRENA Coalition for Action, discusses how companies can increase the share of renewable energy in their heating and cooling operations.

  • February 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English

Renewable energy auctions in Japan: Context, design and results

As Japan moves away from nuclear power plants, it has turned to renewables to diversify its energy mix. Auctions have emerged as a key policy tool for the transition.

  • January 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English
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  • Japan

Country papers: Scaling up renewables investment in high-potential markets

This series of papers, developed by the IRENA Coalition for Action, provides country-specific recommendations on how to enable the scaling up of renewable energy investments in high-potential markets.

  • December 2020
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  • Finance & Investment, Policy
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  • English

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

The transition to renewable-based, energy-efficient heating and cooling could follow several possible pathways. This report outlines the infrastructure and policies needed.

  • November 2020
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  • Policy, Heating & Cooling
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  • English

Green hydrogen: A guide to policy making

Renewable-based “green” hydrogen will be crucial to achieve net-zero emissions. This report offers guidelines on how to kickstart it at national and regional levels.

  • November 2020
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  • Policy, Energy Transition
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  • English, Chinese

Geothermal development in Eastern Africa

The East African Rift region holds significant geothermal potential. This report offers recommendations to fast-track regional geothermal energy development.

  • November 2020
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2020

IRENA’s annual jobs review confirms long-term growth trend; strong policy action essential to ensure continued employment expansion in the COVID-19 era.

  • September 2020
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  • Benefits, Policy
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  • English, Chinese, French, Arabic, German, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese