The new report shows 162 gigawatts (GW) or 62% of total renewable power generation added last year had lower costs than the cheapest new fossil fuel option.
The report provides insights on the country’s potential to adopt solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power.
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.
This data set, updated yearly, tracks renewable power generation capacity over the preceding decade (2011-2020) in comprehensive trilingual tables.
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.
This interactive Innovation Toolbox offers 30 innovations that can be mixed and matched as needed. The Toolbox outlines 11 solutions as examples of how to achieve system-wide synergies.
G20 countries can work together to step up renewable energy development and drive an accelerated global energy transition.
Sustainable bioenergy could even out solar and wind variability and replace fossil fuels for industry, transport and buildings.
IRENA’s latest global cost study shows solar and wind power reaching new price lows. The report highlights cost trends for all major renewable electricity sources.
This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the past decade (2010-2019).