Republic of Palau: Renewable Energy Roadmap 2022-2050

This report looks in detail at Palau's current power sector and provides a pathway for achieving a fully decarbonised, least-cost power system, with intermediate milestones.

  • June 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Transport
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  • English
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  • Palau

Renewable Energy for Agriculture: Insights from Southeast Asia

This report examines the role of renewables in meeting growing energy needs in the agriculture sector in an inclusive and environmentally sustainable manner.

  • June 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Benefits
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  • English

Net-Zero Pathways for Cities: The Case Study of Wuzhong District, Suzhou, China

This report discusses the strategic areas enabling expansion of the decarbonisation options presented in the modelling results.

  • March 2022
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  • Energy Transition, Heating & Cooling
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  • English
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  • China

Scaling Up Biomass for the Energy Transition: Untapped Opportunities in Southeast Asia

This report focuses on the potential for bioenergy in Southeast Asia through studying five countries in the region: Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. 

  • February 2022
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English

United Nations Framework Classification for Geothermal Energy

The report highlights the main challenges and way forward to adapt the broader UNFC specifications and guidelines to geothermal energy resources.

  • June 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Off-grid for Energy Access
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  • English
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  • Dominica, Ethiopia

Renewable Energy and Electricity Interconnections for a Sustainable Northeast Asia

This report, a joint study between IRENA and the Korea Energy Economics Institute (KEEI), provides new perspectives on the interconnection potential in Northeast Asia and valuable insights for policy makers and key stakeholders.

  • May 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English

Renewable energy auctions in Japan: Context, design and results

As Japan moves away from nuclear power plants, it has turned to renewables to diversify its energy mix. Auctions have emerged as a key policy tool for the transition.

  • January 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English
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  • Japan

Renewables Readiness Assessment: Republic of Azerbaijan

As Azerbaijan seeks to diversify its economy, a renewable-based energy system would offer socio-economic benefits, introduce innovative technologies, and provide viable low-carbon solutions.

  • December 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English, Azerbaijani
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  • Azerbaijan

Bərpa Olunan Enerji Mənbələrindən İstifadəyə Hazirliğın Qiymətləndirilməsi: Azərbaycan Respublikası

Bir halda ki Azərbaycan öz iqtisadiyyatını şaxələndirməyə çalışır, bərpa olunan mənbələrinə əsaslanan enerji sistemi sosial-iqtisadi faydalar verəcək, innovativ texnologiyaların tətbiqinə kömək edəcək və karbonlu yanaşmaları təmin edəcəkdir.

  • December 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • Azerbaijani, English
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  • Azerbaijan

Renewables Readiness Assessment: Kingdom of Bhutan

Bhutan prioritises sustainable development and environmental conservation alongside economic growth. As the country develops, a diversified mix of renewables can support growth and improve people’s livelihoods.

  • December 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Bhutan