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

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

Future of solar photovoltaic

This study presents options to fully unlock the world’s vast solar PV potential over the period until 2050. It builds on IRENA’s global roadmap to scale up renewables and meet climate goals.

  • November 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English, Spanish

Transforming the energy system

The world needs USD 110 trillion worth of energy investments by 2050 for a climate-safe system. Currently planned fossil-fuel investments must be largely redirected into renewables, efficiency and other clean technologies.

  • September 2019
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  • Energy Transition, Climate Change
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  • English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

People, Planet and Prosperity

This booklet outlines why accelerating the uptake of renewable energy is key to a climate-safe future.

  • July 2019
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  • Benefits, Energy Transition
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  • English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese

Renewable Energy Statistics 2019

IRENA produces comprehensive, reliable data sets on renewable energy capacity and use worldwide. This is the 2019 edition. 

  • July 2019
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  • Statistics
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  • English, French, Spanish

Personas, Planeta y Prosperidad

Este folleto describe por qué una adopción acelerada de las energías renovables es una solución clave para un escenario climáticamente seguro.

  • July 2019
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  • Energy Transition, Benefits
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  • Spanish, English, Chinese, $name, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese

Renewable Capacity Statistics 2019

This statistical publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the for the last decade (2009-2018).

  • March 2019
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  • Statistics
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  • English, French, Spanish

Innovation landscape for a renewable-powered future

This report maps and categorises innovative solutions to integrate renewables. It brings together insights on key innovations to facilitate higher shares of solar and wind in the power sector.

  • February 2019
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  • Innovation, Power
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  • English, French, Spanish, Chinese