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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 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

Scaling Up Biomass for the Energy Transition: Untapped Opportunities in Southeast Asia

This report focuses on the potential for bioenergy in Southeast Asia through studying five countries in the region: Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. 

  • February 2022
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English

Towards a Prosperous and Sustainable Africa

This joint report by RES4AFRICA, IRENA and UNECA calls for enhanced co-operation to accelerate SDGs in Africa and support a just and inclusive energy transition.

  • February 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Benefits
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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

Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation: The Hydrogen Factor

The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the geopolitical drivers and potential consequences of the development of clean hydrogen value chains.

  • January 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Climate Change
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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

NDCs and Renewable Energy Targets in 2021

This report assesses current climate pledges in light of the challenge ahead, and explores the transformative opportunity offered by renewable energy that can serve as a vehicle for delivering the needed emission reductions.

  • January 2022
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English

Fostering Livelihoods with Decentralised Renewable Energy: An Ecosystems Approach

This brief discusses the ’ecosystem’ necessary for linking electricity services through decentralised renewable energy with people’s livelihoods.

  • January 2022
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  • Power, Off-grid for Energy Access
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  • English