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Quote of the Day: Chilean Vice Minister of the Environment, Marcelo Meno

"Chile came to COP 20 with actions: this year it doubled its total renewable energy capacity."

Planning for the renewable future: Long-term modelling and tools to expand variable renewable power in emerging economies

This report highlights the findings from AVRIL (“Addressing Variable Renewable Energy in Long-term Energy Planning”), a project by IRENA that has identified the best practices in long-term planning and modelling to represent high shares of VRE. 

  • January 2017
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  • Power, Energy Transition
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  • English, Japanese

Renewable Energy in Latin America 2015: An Overview of Policies

Latin America is one of the regions with the largest shares of renewables in the world, largely thanks to the decades-long contribution of bioenergy and hydropower. In addition, some countries in the region are among the most dynamic markets for solar, wind and geothermal.

  • June 2015
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  • Policy
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  • English, Spanish
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  • Argentina, Belize

Latin America Renewable Energy Market Analysis – Technical Workshop

  • 08 – 09 October 2015
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  • Finance & Investment
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  • Santiago, Chile

Statistical Profiles

These profiles have been produced to provide an overview of developments in renewable energy in different countries and areas. View specific information on renewable energy consumption, electricity capacity and generation, renewable energy policies, renewable resource potential and more. Select a location from the list of profiles below grouped by...

  • 07 October 2021


Together with a wide range of partners, IRENA ensured that through a series of high-level events, panel discussions and initiatives, that renewable energy was at the highest level on the global agenda of climate action.

  • 02 – 13 December 2019
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  • Climate Change
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  • Madrid, Spain

IRENA at CEM12 and MI-6 Ministerial meetings

The Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation organizations virtual meetings brought together global leaders, ministers and experts to discuss renewable energy future.

  • 31 – 06 June 2021
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  • Innovation, Energy Transition, Climate Change
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  • Virtual