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    • Indonesia Energy Transition Outlook

      This report provides a comprehensive, renewables-focused, long-term energy pathway for the transition to a cleaner and more sustainable energy system in Indonesia.

      Publications Country Energy transition
    • 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.

      Publications Reports Climate Action Power system structures & markets Policy Systemic innovation Innovation
    • 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.

      Publications Reports Renewable energy auctions Policy Power Generation Costs Costs
    • 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.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Macro-economic benefits Socio-economic impact Finance & investment
    • 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.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Targets & NDCs Policy Power Generation Costs Costs Macro-economic benefits Socio-economic impact
    • 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.

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Country Finance & investment Macro-economic benefits Socio-economic impact
    • 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.

      Publications Reports Collaborative Frameworks CF Just & Inclusive Energy Transition Energy & jobs Socio-economic impact Parliamentary Network
    • 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.

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Country Finance & investment
    • 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.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Energy transition in end uses Policy
    • Renewable Energy Outlook for ASEAN

      The nations of Southeast Asia stand at a crossroads in terms of their collective energy future. Amid rapid economic growth, they face a 50% rise in regional energy demand within a decade. This brings challenges in supplying energy affordably, sustainably and securely.

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Regional Energy transition Innovation
    • 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.

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Buildings & cities Technology Renewable energy for cities Policy
    • Renewables Readiness Assessment: Mongolia

      Mongolia can use its vast renewable energy resources to bolster energy security, reduce pollution, meet global climate commitments and develop regional electricity exports, finds this report prepared jointly by IRENA and Mongolian Ministry of Energy. Electricity output from the country’s solar and wind resources alone could reach 15,000 terawatt-hours per year.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Targets & NDCs Policy
    • Renewables Readiness Assessment: Republic of the Marshall Islands

      The Republic of the Marshall Islands relies on imported petroleum products for 90% of its primary energy supply. But the Pacific small-island developing state has set out to increase the share of renewables in its energy mix and achieve 100% electrification by 2020.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Energy transition
    • Renewables Readiness Assessment: Vanuatu

      Vanuatu’s primary energy supply is dominated by biomass, used mainly for rural cooking, and imported petroleum products for urban energy and transport.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Energy transition
    • Renewables Readiness Assessment: Fiji

      Fiji is identified by the Geothermal Energy Association as one of 39 countries that could meet their electricity demand solely by tapping the renewable energy from underground heat.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Energy transition
    • Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2015

      Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review presents the status of renewable energy employment, both by technology and in selected countries, over the past year. In this second edition, IRENA estimates that renewable energy employed 7.7 million people, directly or indirectly, around the world in 2014 (excluding large hydropower).

      Publications Reports Collaborative Frameworks CF Just & Inclusive Energy Transition Energy & jobs Socio-economic impact
    • Renewable Energy Prospects: China

      As the largest energy consumer in the world, China must play a pivotal role in the global transition to a sustainable energy future in an increasingly carbon-constrained world. The country is already a global leader in renewable energy, with massive potential to harness a diverse range of renewable sources and technologies, both for power generation and for end-use sectors.

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Country Energy transition
    • Renewable Energy Auctions in Developing Countries

      Renewable energy auctions are an increasingly popular tool for governments to procure renewable electricity at moderate cost. IRENA’s report, Renewable Energy Auctions in Developing Countries, describes various types and aspects of renewable energy auction schemes, drawing on the actual experiences of five countries: Brazil, China, Morocco, Peru and South Africa.

      Publications Reports Renewable energy auctions Policy
    • Doubling the Global Share of Renewable Energy: A Roadmap to 2030

      IRENA’s working paper, Doubling the Global Share of Renewable Energy: A Roadmap to 2030, outlines the proposed process, and progress to date, of REMAP 2030 – IRENA’s global roadmap for policies and actions to double the share of renewable energy by 2030.

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Energy transition
    • Renewables Readiness Assessment: Kiribati

      Kiribati has identified a need for clear medium-term targets for fuel import reduction, and to complement these by scaling up renewables in its energy mix. Small scale off-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) systems have been in use since the 1970s, but experience in large-scale grid-connected solar PV applications is limited, necessitating capacity building for Kiribati’s move towards energy independence.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Energy transition
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