Innovation Outlook: Renewable Ammonia

This IRENA-AEA joint report provides a detailed overview of renewable ammonia in contrast to conventional and fossil-based ammonia with carbon mitigation.

  • May 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Innovation
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  • English

Innovation Trends in Electrolysers for Hydrogen Production

This EPO-IRENA joint report uses patent statistics to reveal the trends and dynamism in the exciting field of green hydrogen that can be produced using renewable electricity via electrolysis.

  • May 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Innovation
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  • English

Renewable Energy Roadmap for Central America: Towards a Regional Energy Transition

This report provides a comprehensive pathway for the development of a sustainable and cleaner regional energy system.

  • March 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Innovation
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  • English, Spanish

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

Renewable Technology Innovation Indicators: Mapping progress in costs, patents and standards

This report provides a valuable resource for policy makers and researchers by collecting data on a range of quantitative innovation indicators on the costs and performance of renewable technologies, patents and standards.

  • March 2022
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  • Innovation, Costs
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  • English

Smart Electrification with Renewables: Driving the Transformation of Energy Services

This publication provides policy makers with a conceptual overview of the global transition to electrification with renewables.

  • February 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Innovation
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  • English

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

A Pathway to Decarbonise the Shipping Sector by 2050

This report explores the options and actions needed to progress towards a decarbonised maritime shipping sector by 2050 identifying a realistic pathway to reach the 1.5°C climate goal.

  • October 2021
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  • Innovation, Energy Transition
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  • English

Tracking the Impacts of Innovation: Offshore wind as a case study

This report is an initial output of two projects focused on tracking innovation impacts: the Innovation Impacts Dashboard (IID) project and the Tracking Energy Innovation Impacts Framework (TEIIF) project. 

  • June 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Innovation
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  • English

Quality infrastructure for smart mini-grids

Market expansion for renewable mini-grids depends on establishing trustworthy quality infrastructure (QI). Smart technologies to integrate solar and wind power require international and national QI.

  • December 2020
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  • Innovation
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  • English