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    • West African Power Pool: Planning and Prospects for Renewable Energy

      This report examines various scenarios for accelerated renewable energy uptake, based on a modelling tool developed by IRENA and tested with assistance from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

      Publications Reports Long term energy planning Planning Energy models and tools Planning
    • Technology Briefs

      This series of technology briefs provides technical background information, analyses market potential and barriers and provides insights for policy makers on key types of renewable energy technology. The briefs, produced by IRENA in collaboration with the International Energy Agency’s Energy Technology Systems Analysis Programme (IEA-ETSAP), cover different technologies or processes:

      Publications Reports Bioenergy & biofuels Technology Solar energy Technology Ocean Technology Geothermal energy Technology
    • Renewable Energy Policy in Cities: Selected Case Studies

      IRENA, in collaboration with the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), has produced a series of case studies on cities where local governments have successfully adopted measures to promote renewable energy and sustainability.

      Publications Reports Renewable energy for cities Policy
    • Biomass Co-firing: Technology brief

      This brief focuses on biomass co-firing as a transition option towards a completely carbon-free power sector.

      Publications Reports Bioenergy Policy Bioenergy & biofuels Technology
    • 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
    • Concentrated Solar Power: Technology brief

      This brief analyses Concentrating Solar Power and the potentials of the thermal storage system for the disruption of renewable energy.

      Publications Reports Solar energy Technology
    • 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: Senegal

      Senegal is very committed to renewables, with an articulated institutional and policy framework. It is one of the first countries to pass a renewable energy law in West Africa. Senegal is home to the first Solar PV module manufacturing in West Africa, with a yearly capacity of 25 MW.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Energy transition
    • Heat Pumps: Technology Brief

      This brief focuses on heat pump technologies based on renewable energy sources.

      Publications Reports Solar energy Technology
    • Thermal energy storage: Technology brief

      This technology brief provides technical background information, analyses market potential and barriers, and offers insights for policy makers on thermal energy storage.

      Publications Reports Solar energy Technology
    • Renewables Readiness Assessment: Mozambique

      Mozambique is developing many new hydro projects and also has good wind potential. It is conducting ground assessment to better measure this potential. The Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique offers renewable energy studies in a number of graduate level courses, which has helped provide expertise to many energy-related government department and agencies.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Energy transition
    • Production of Bioethylene: Technology brief

      This technology brief examines the potential of bioethylene for the production of clean bio-ethanol and reduced impact of the chemical industry on the environment.

      Publications Reports Bioenergy Policy Bioenergy & biofuels Technology
    • 30 Years of Policies for Wind Energy: Lessons from 12 Wind Energy Markets

      Wind energy has emerged in recent years as a prominent power source in some of the world’s leading markets. Successful wind development hinges on a range of policy and regulatory decisions. A joint report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) provides insights into the policy design decisions taken in important existing markets over the last three decades.

      Publications Reports Wind energy Technology Power system structures & markets Policy
    • Synergies between Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

      A joint working paper from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (C2E2) illuminates crucial synergies that can help to ensure a sustainable global energy future.

      Publications Reports Energy efficiency Technology
    • Renewable Energy in Hybrid Mini-Grids and Isolated Grids: Economic Benefits and Business Cases

      Hybridising diesel mini-grids with photovoltaic generation can yield significant cost savings. This study compares the costs of diesel-only and hybridised mini-grids at seven sites – three in Africa, two in Asia and three in Latin America – and shows potential cost savings at all seven sites.

      Publications Reports Power Generation Costs Costs Stationary Applications Costs Costs
    • 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: 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
    • ID+D para las tecnologías de energías renovables: Cooperación en América Latina y el Caribe

      ID+D para las tecnologías de energías renovables: Cooperación en América Latina y el Caribe revela que existe una gran diversidad de oportunidades para coordinar las actividades y esfuerzos orientados a promover innovación. La co-innovación y la investigación cooperativa son herramientas con gran potencial para salvar las deficiencias en innovación de las tecnologías de energías renovables (TER) en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), disminuyendo así los desafíos energéticos a los que se enfrenta la región.

      Publications Reports Power system structures & markets Policy
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