Measurement and estimation of off-grid solar, hydro and biogas energy

This report explains how IRENA approached the challenges of data collection to produce the estimates of off-grid energy production and use. An overview of the data collected and detailed tables are provided.

  • December 2018
  • |
  • Statistics, Off-grid for Energy Access
  • |
  • English

RRA Pakistan

Renewables Readiness Assessment: Pakistan

This report identifies key actions to accelerate renewable energy deployment. The report presents options to strengthen Pakistan’s policy, regulatory and institutional framework for renewables.

  • April 2018
  • |
  • Energy Transition
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • Pakistan

RE Outlook Thailand

Renewable Energy Outlook: Thailand

This report evaluates Thailand’s options for power generation, transport development, thermal and bioenergy use, and identifies the key challenges in scaling up renewables.

  • November 2017
  • |
  • Energy Transition, Power
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • Thailand

Kiribati Integrated Energy Roadmap: 2017-2025

This Roadmap report highlights key challenges and presents solutions to make Kiribati’s entire energy sector cleaner and more cost effective.

  • July 2017
  • |
  • Energy Transition
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • Kiribati

Biofuel potential in Southeast Asia: Raising food yields, reducing food waste and utilising residues

Southeast Asia has considerable resources to produce liquid biofuels sustainably, using biomass feedstocks that would not cause carbon-dioxide emissions or interfere with food supply. This report offers detailed estimates of biomass resource potential for Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam. According to an IRENA assessment, advanced biofuels could...

  • June 2017
  • |
  • Benefits
  • |
  • English

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
  • |
  • Benefits, Policy
  • |
  • English

Renewable Energy Prospects for India (REmap working paper)

This working paper provides a perspective on the changes needed for India to further accelerate the adoption of renewables, and achieve an affordable, secure, inclusive and environmentally friendly energy system that can address expanding energy demand and socio-economic needs.

  • May 2017
  • |
  • Energy Transition
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • India

Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Philippines

Like many countries in South East Asia, the Philippines faces twin challenges of population growth and rising energy demand. Dependent on imports for nearly half its primary energy supply, the country is highly exposed to oil price volatility. Frequent tropical storms, meanwhile, adversely impact its energy infrastructure.

  • March 2017
  • |
  • Off-grid for Energy Access
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • Philippines

Renewable Energy Prospects: Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest country in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), accounting for around two fifths of the region’s energy consumption. Energy demand across the country’s more than 17,000 islands could increase by four fifths and electricity demand could triple between 2015 and 2030.

  • March 2017
  • |
  • Energy Transition
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • Indonesia

National Energy Roadmaps for Islands

Islands around the world face crucial energy challenges, including fuel import dependency, high electricity costs, environmental sensitivity and vulnerability to climate change.

  • February 2017
  • |
  • Energy Transition
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • Cyprus, Dominica