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Energy subsidies: Evolution in the global energy transformation to 2050

The energy sector lacks a standard definition of subsidies. This paper contributes to research on how subsidies are calculated – for fossil-fuels, renewables and the sector as a whole.

  • April 2020
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  • Costs, Policy
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  • English

Global Renewables Outlook: Energy transformation 2050

This outlook highlights climate-safe investment options until 2050, policies for transition and specific regional challenges. It also explores options to eventually cut emissions to zero.

  • April 2020
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English, Arabic, French, Chinese, German, Spanish

Renewable Capacity Statistics 2020

This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the past decade (2010-2019).

  • March 2020
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  • Statistics, Power
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  • English, French, Spanish

Renewables Readiness Assessment: Republic of Azerbaijan

As Azerbaijan seeks to diversify its economy, a renewable-based energy system would offer socio-economic benefits, introduce innovative technologies, and provide viable low-carbon solutions.

  • March 2020
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  • Policy, Finance & Investment
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  • English
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  • Azerbaijan

Electricity Storage Valuation Framework

Electricity storage will be crucial factor for scaling up solar and wind power. Yet electricity markets may not account for the system value of storage.

  • March 2020
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  • Power
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  • English

Renewable energy finance: Green bonds

Renewables have emerged as a major recipient of green bond proceeds. This brief highlights the need for more green bonds to drive sustainable, climate safe, energy finance.

  • January 2020
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  • Finance & Investment
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  • English

Renewable energy finance: Institutional capital

Transforming the global energy system calls for massive mobilisation of capital. This brief provides recommendations to harness institutional investment for renewable energy projects.

  • January 2020
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  • Finance & Investment
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  • English

Renewable energy finance: Sovereign guarantees

To make renewables bankable, investors need assurances against default due to various country-level risks. This brief examines sovereign guarantees and other risk mitigation options.

  • January 2020
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  • Finance & Investment
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  • English

Power sector planning in Arab countries: Incorporating variable renewables

This report builds on input from a regional long-term planning workshop to address the challenges of scaling up solar and wind power in Arab countries.

  • January 2020
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  • Power, Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Algeria, Bahrain

النهوض بمصادر الطاقة المتجددة في البلدان النامية

يستعرض هذا التقرير التقدم المحرز في المشاريع المدعومة من مبادرة تسهيل المشاريع للوكالة الدولية للطاقة المتجددة وصندوق أبوظبي للتنمية. وهي شراكة لتوسيع الوصول إلى الطاقة المتجددة في البلدان النامية وتحقيق أهداف التنمية المستدامة.

  • January 2020
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  • Finance & Investment, Energy Transition
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  • English, Arabic