World Energy Transitions Outlook: 1.5°C Pathway

This report outlines a pathway for the world to achieve the Paris Agreement goals and halt the pace of climate change by transforming the global energy landscape.

  • June 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Climate Change
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  • English, Chinese, French, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic, German, Japanese, Italian

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2020

The new report shows 162 gigawatts (GW) or 62% of total renewable power generation added last year had lower costs than the cheapest new fossil fuel option.

  • June 2021
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  • Costs, Power
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  • Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Russian, 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, Japanese

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 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, Climate Change
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  • English, Arabic, French, Chinese, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

Menschen, Planet und Wohlstand

Diese Broschüre beschreibt, warum die Beschleunigung der Nutzung erneuerbarer Energien der Schlüssel zu einer klimasichernden Zukunft ist.

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