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Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2021

This Special Edition of the report on Labour and Policy Perspectives, in collaboration with the ILO, presents the status of employment in 2020 and discusses the policy framework required for a just transition.

  • October 2021
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  • Benefits, Policy
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  • English

Renewables Readiness Assessment: Paraguay

This report examines Paraguay’s energy institutions and their governance, long-term energy planning practices, and the socio-economic benefits of promoting renewable and low-carbon technologies in the end-use sectors.

  • September 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English, Spanish
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  • Paraguay

Benchmarking Scenario Comparisons: Key indicators for the clean energy transition

This report synthesises experts’ views on how to improve scenario comparison studies to gain insights for the clean energy transition and maps out the motivation, focus and methods of such studies.

  • September 2021
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English

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

Renewables Readiness Assessment: Botswana

The RRA report presents clear and practical steps to maximise the country’s use of renewables in driving sustainable socio-economic growth.

  • August 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English
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  • Botswana

Renewables Readiness Assessment: Belarus

This Renewables Readiness Assessment from IRENA highlights the challenges and provides 11 recommendations to harness the potential of renewable energy sources in Belarus.

  • July 2021
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  • Climate Change, Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Belarus

Trading into a Bright Energy Future: The Case for Open, High-Quality Solar Photovoltaic Markets

The latest publication from IRENA and WTO draws on the development and implementation of a quality infrastructure for trade in renewable energy technologies.

  • July 2021
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  • Benefits
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  • English

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for Solar Water Heaters

This report aims to expand policy makers’ understanding of the steps needed to develop a local market for solar water heaters, and the existing capabilities that can be leveraged to do so. The report also highlights opportunities to create local value by setting up a domestic industry around solar water heaters.

  • July 2021
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  • Benefits, Heating & Cooling
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  • English

Offshore Renewables: An Action Agenda for Deployment

The report provides insights on various emerging offshore renewable energy technologies and their underlying potential. It also outlines a possible Action Plan for the G20 countries to drive offshore technologies closer to the commercialisation phase.

  • July 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Climate Change
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  • English

Reaching Zero with Renewables: Biojet Fuels

This report summarises progress, explores the potential to scale up biojet production in the near and longer term, and explain the actions needed to realise the aviation sector’s decarbonisation goals.

  • July 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Transport
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  • English