This report highlights the latest trends for each of the main renewable power technologies, based on the latest cost and auction price data from projects around the world. Among the report’s key findings: Renewable power generation costs continue to fall and are already very competitive to meet needs for new capacity. Auctions are rapidly driving down costs in...
This study analyses the prospective impact of renewable energy deployment, along with recently mandated changes to power plant cooling systems, on water use in India’s electricity sector.
This concise, accessible study of finance flows to renewables around the world examines finance flows worldwide in 2013-2016, broken down by technology, financial instrument and region.
This report on cost and competitiveness indicators or rooftop solar PV, based on the trends witnessed in key electricity markets complements IRENA's cost analysis on cost trends for utility-scale renewable power generation.
This study presents a methodology to estimate the sustainable energy potential from land restoration in line with the Bonn Challenge, particularly as it relates to African countries.
This technology brief provides technical background information, analyses market potential and barriers, and offers insights for policy makers on biogas for domestic cooking.
This brochure is an overview the IRENA/ADFD (Abu Dhabi Fund for Development) Project Facility. It includes detailed eligibility criteria and information about projects selected to date.
This report evaluates Thailand’s options for power generation, transport development, thermal and bioenergy use, and identifies the key challenges in scaling up renewables.
This set of briefs, prepared by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), highlights challenges and opportunities as the world seeks climate-safe energy solutions.
This interim report highlights the advantages and benefits of renewables for islands, explains the quickscan methodology and presents quickscan findings from multiple SIDS and other islands.