Utility-scale Solar and Wind Areas: Burkina Faso

This study seeks to map suitable areas in Burkina Faso for deploying utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power projects.

  • September 2021
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  • Benefits, Policy
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  • English, French
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  • Burkina Faso

Renewable energy statistics 2021

This statistical publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the for the last decade (2011-2020).

  • August 2021
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  • Statistics
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  • English, French, Spanish

Utility-scale Solar and Wind Areas: Mauritania

The report provides insights on the country’s potential to adopt solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power.

  • June 2021
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  • Benefits, Policy
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  • English, French
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  • Mauritania

Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Republic of Tunisia

The report outlines recommendations to help Tunisia achieve its 30% renewables goal while boosting growth and development.

  • June 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English, French
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  • Tunisia

Renewable Capacity Statistics 2021

This data set, updated yearly, tracks renewable power generation capacity over the preceding decade (2011-2020) in comprehensive trilingual tables.

  • April 2021
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  • Statistics, Power
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  • English, French, Spanish

The Renewable Energy Transition in Africa

This report explores how African countries can achieve universal energy access within the 2030 Agenda timeframe. Also, explores transformational potential of the electricity sector in five Africa countries.

  • March 2021
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access, Energy Transition
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  • English, French, German

Fostering a blue economy: Offshore renewable energy

Offshore renewable energy – including offshore wind and solar power, as well as emerging ocean energy technologies – could support sustainable long-term development and drive a vibrant blue economy. 

  • December 2020
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  • Energy Transition, Innovation
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  • English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2020

IRENA’s annual jobs review confirms long-term growth trend; strong policy action essential to ensure continued employment expansion in the COVID-19 era.

  • September 2020
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  • Benefits, Policy
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  • English, Chinese, French, Arabic, German, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese

Renewable energy statistics 2020

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

  • July 2020
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  • Statistics
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  • English, French, Spanish

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2019

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.

  • June 2020
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  • Costs, Power
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  • English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish