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Grid Codes for Renewable Powered Systems

This report contains the latest developments and good practices to develop grid connection codes for power systems with high shares of variable renewable energy – solar photovoltaic and wind.

  • April 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Power
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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

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

Tracking the Impacts of Innovation: Offshore wind as a case study

This report is an initial output of two projects focused on tracking innovation impacts: the Innovation Impacts Dashboard (IID) project and the Tracking Energy Innovation Impacts Framework (TEIIF) project. 

  • June 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Innovation
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  • English

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

Renewable Energy Prospects: South Africa

The study defines a trajectory to 2030 based on current government policies and plans and identifies the options for additional renewables deployment by energy-use sector and technology.

  • June 2020
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  • Energy Transition, Climate Change
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  • English
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  • South Africa

Electricity Storage Valuation Framework

Electricity storage will be crucial factor for scaling up solar and wind power. Yet electricity markets may not account for the system value of storage.

  • March 2020
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  • Power
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  • English

Wind energy: A gender perspective

Based on a survey across the industry, this study tracks women’s employment, gender policies and perceptions of gender bias throughout the wind energy value chain.

  • January 2020
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  • Benefits
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  • English

张家口能源转型战略2050

The municipal authorities for Zhangjiakou City, in co-operation with the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC) and IRENA, have adopted an ambitious 30-year roadmap to phase out coal-fired power generation and scale up solar and wind power instead.

  • November 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English, Chinese
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  • China

Zhangjiakou Energy Transformation Strategy 2050

The municipal authorities for Zhangjiakou City, in co-operation with the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC) and IRENA, have adopted an ambitious 30-year roadmap to phase out coal-fired power generation and scale up solar and wind power instead.

  • November 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English, Chinese
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  • China