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Scaling Up Renewables in Landlocked Developing Countries

This joint IRENA-UN-OHRLLS report provides an overview of deployment trends, drivers, barriers and opportunities for energy transition in LLDCs.

  • September 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English

Bioenergy for the Transition: Ensuring Sustainability and Overcoming Barriers

This report provides an overview of the challenges and related policy measures required to scale up the deployment of key bioenergy applications.

  • August 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English

Powering Agri-food Value Chains with Geothermal Heat: A Guidebook for Policy Makers

This report provides recommendations to accelerate the deployment of geothermal energy in the agri-food sector.

  • June 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Power
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  • English

Net-Zero Pathways for Cities: The Case Study of Wuzhong District, Suzhou, China

This report discusses the strategic areas enabling expansion of the decarbonisation options presented in the modelling results.

  • March 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Heating & Cooling
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  • English
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  • China

Decarbonising End-use Sectors: Green Hydrogen Certification

This brief provides an overview of technical considerations for green hydrogen tracking systems and the challenges that need to be addressed for the creation of such instruments.

  • March 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English

Green Hydrogen for Industry: A Guide to Policy Making

This report highlights the range of policy options available to support green hydrogen in the industrial sector and complements these policies with country examples.

  • March 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English

Urban Energy Transition for the Greater Metropolitan Area of the Central Valley of Costa Rica

This report explores technological options in the Greater Metropolitan Area of the Central Valley of Costa Rica to contribute towards achieving the national decarbonisation goal and also improving the sustainability of their jurisdiction.

  • March 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Transport
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  • English
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  • Costa Rica

Renewable Energy Market Analysis: Africa and its Regions

The report lays out a pathway to a renewable-based energy system and shows that the transition promises substantial gains in GDP, employment, and human welfare in each region of the African continent.

  • January 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Finance & Investment
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  • English, Chinese, French, Spanish, Arabic

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2021

This Special Edition of the report on Labour and Policy Perspectives, in collaboration with the ILO, presents the status of employment in 2020 and discusses the policy framework required for a just transition.

  • October 2021
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  • Benefits, Policy
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  • English

Renewables Readiness Assessment: Paraguay

This report examines Paraguay’s energy institutions and their governance, long-term energy planning practices, and the socio-economic benefits of promoting renewable and low-carbon technologies in the end-use sectors.

  • September 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English, Spanish
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  • Paraguay