Renewables Readiness Assessment Republic of Moldova

The Republic of Moldova has vast renewable energy potential that remains largely untapped. Greater use of renewables would reduce costly fuel imports and boost the country’s economic development.

  • February 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Republic of Moldova

Renewable Energy Prospects for the European Union

This REmap study, prepared in co-operation with the European Commission,  identifies cost-effective renewable energy options for all EU Member States, spanning a wide range of sectors and technologies.

  • February 2018
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English, French

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017

This report presents the status of renewable energy employment, both by technology and in selected countries, over the past year. In this fourth edition, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds that renewable energy employed 9.8 million people around the world in 2016 – a 1.1% increase over 2015. 

  • May 2017
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  • Benefits, Policy
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  • English

Cost-competitive renewable power generation: Potential across South East Europe

This report finds the region has a vast technical renewable energy potential of 739 gigawatts (GW) with wind energy being the most abundant resource, more than 4 times higher than that of solar PV. By 2030, additional cost-competitive potential for solar PV and wind is expected to reach 620 GW.

  • January 2017
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  • Costs
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  • English
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  • Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina

A Path to Prosperity: Renewable Energy for Islands, 3rd Edition

This report highlights the role of islands in global efforts against climate change. It highlights transitions to renewables in the power, including planning and implementation, enabling business models and transition tools.

  • November 2016
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  • English

Renewable Energy in Cities

This report explores potential for urban communities to scale-up renewables by 2030, based on estimated energy use 3,649 cities around the world. By highlighting the best practices, it examines the policies and technologies by which cities can bring about a renewable energy future.

  • October 2016
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  • Heating & Cooling, Transport
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  • English

Letting in the Light: How solar photovoltaics will revolutionise the electricity system

Solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation is poised to revolutionise the electrical system in countries around the world. From around 2% in 2016, the share of global electricity generated from solar PV to grow to as much as 13% by 2030, according to this report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The solar industry’s expansion is driven primarily by cost...

  • June 2016
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  • English

Solar Pumping for Irrigation: Improving livelihoods and sustainability

Irrigation improves yields, reduces vulnerability to changing rainfall patterns, and enables multiple cropping practices. This can stimulate socio-economic development in the agriculture sector helping the fight against poverty.

  • June 2016
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  • English

Renewable Energy Benefits: Measuring the Economics

This report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) provides the first quantification of the macroeconomic impact of doubling the global share of renewables in the energy mix by 2030.

  • January 2016
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  • English

Evaluating Renewable Energy Manufacturing Potential in the Mediterranean Partner Countries

This study assesses the capability of the European Union’s Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPCs) to develop local renewable energy manufacturing industries, with a focus on three pilot countries: Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.

  • December 2015
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Egypt, Morocco