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Renewable Capacity Statistics 2021

This data set, updated yearly, tracks renewable power generation capacity over the preceding decade (2011-2020) in comprehensive trilingual tables.

  • April 2021
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  • Statistics, Power
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  • English, French

World Adds Record New Renewable Energy Capacity in 2020

Despite COVID-19 pandemic, more than 260GW of renewable energy capacity added globally in 2020, beating previous record by almost 50%.


2021 IRENA Public-Private Dialogue – COVID-19 as a game-changer: Actions needed to accelerate the pace of the energy transition

The fourth edition of IRENA’s annual pre-Assembly Public-Private Dialogue took place virtually on 14 January 2021 (15:00 to 18:00 Gulf Standard Time) on the sidelines of the Eleventh Session of the IRENA Assembly. 

  • 14 January 2021
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  • Benefits, Climate Change, Costs, Off-grid for Energy Access, Energy Transition, Finance & Investment, Heating & Cooling, Innovation, Islands, Policy, Power, Statistics, Transport
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  • Virtual Event

2021 IRENA Legislators Forum – Parliamentary actions to scale up renewable investments: Renewable energy as an enabler of services

The Forum convened parliamentary leaders from across the world to discuss global, regional and local agendas relating to a renewables-based energy transition and served as a platform for substantive dialogue amongst legislators and renewable energy experts on the acceleration of the deployment of renewables.

  • 13 January 2021
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  • Benefits, Climate Change, Costs, Off-grid for Energy Access, Energy Transition, Finance & Investment, Heating & Cooling, Innovation, Islands, Policy, Power, Statistics, Transport
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  • Virtual Event

Off-grid renewable energy statistics 2020

This publication presents statistics for the decade 2009-2018 in trilingual tables, covering off-grid power capacity, biogas production and numbers of people using off-grid power and biogas for cooking and lighting.

  • December 2020
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  • Energy Transition, Statistics
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  • English

Renewable energy statistics 2020

This statistical publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the for the last decade (2010-2019).

  • July 2020
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  • Statistics
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  • English, French

Renewable Energy Can Support Resilient and Equitable Recovery

IRENA’s first Global Renewables Outlook shows decarbonisation of the energy system supports short-term recovery while creating resilient and inclusive economies and societies.


Renewables Account for Almost Three Quarters of New Capacity in 2019

Renewables sector adds 176 GW of generating capacity with solar and wind accounting for 90 per cent of additions. 


Renewable Capacity Statistics 2020

This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the past decade (2010-2019).

  • March 2020
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  • Statistics, Power
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  • English, French

Off-grid renewable energy statistics 2019

This report outlines key off-grid power and biogas data over the decade 2008-2017 in trilingual tables. The sector continues growing rapidly worldwide.

  • December 2019
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access, Statistics
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  • English, Spanish