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10 Years: Progress to Action

IRENA's 10th Assembly booklet charts global advances over the past decade and calls for a new Decade of Action on renewables. Comparative graphs and data illuminate the road ahead.

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

Advancing renewables in developing countries

This report reviews the progress of innovative projects supported by IRENA/ADFD Project Facility, a partnership to expand renewable energy access in developing countries and fulfil Sustainable Development Goals.

  • January 2020
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  • Benefits, Energy Transition
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  • English

Wind energy: A gender perspective

Based on a survey across the industry, this study tracks women’s employment, gender policies and perceptions of gender bias throughout the wind energy value chain.

  • January 2020
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  • Benefits
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  • English

Power system organisational structures for the renewable energy era

This report examines misalignments between current structures, supporting policies for renewables, and requirements for the shift to mainly renewable-based power systems.

  • January 2020
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  • Power
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  • English

Innovative solutions for 100% renewable power in Sweden

This study highlights key pilot projects, showcases innovative solutions and provides insights based on Sweden’s experience with the transition to 100% renewable power.

  • January 2020
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  • Innovation, Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Sweden

Off-grid renewable energy statistics 2019

This report outlines key off-grid power and biogas data over the decade 2008-2017 in trilingual tables. The sector continues growing rapidly worldwide.

  • December 2019
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access, Statistics
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  • English, Spanish, French

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.

  • December 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Azerbaijan

Renewable energy auctions: Status and trends beyond price

As the renewable energy sector matures, policies must be adapted to reflect changing market conditions. This brief outlines the latest research on auctions, with a focus on market developments since 2017.

  • December 2019
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  • Policy
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  • English

Demand-side flexibility for power sector transformation

Power systems need to be increasingly flexible to accommodate rising solar and wind shares. This brief examines the uses of demand-side flexibility, outlines solutions to achieve these, and highlights examples in actual power systems.

  • December 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English

Renewable solutions for refugee settlements

The report, prepared in collaboration with UN Refugee Agency, proposes renewable energy solutions to provide clean and reliable power to refugees and the humanitarian organisations.

  • December 2019
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  • Benefits, Off-grid for Energy Access
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  • English
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  • Ethiopia, Iraq