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Renewables Readiness Assessment: Nicaragua (executive summary)

A Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) identifies the actions needed to overcome a country’s barriers to renewable energy deployment, with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) providing technical support and expertise to facilitate consultations among different national stakeholders.

  • January 2015
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  • English, Spanish
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  • Nicaragua

Nicaragua's Clean Energy Progress Has Only Just Begun

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

Renewable Energy Jobs and Access (2012)

This report is among the first to delve into the topic of job creation in the context of rural access to energy. It presents twelve first-hand case studies which cover a range of activities, including support for the sale, installation and maintenance of small solar systems, small-scale production of improved cooking stoves, investment and training in small hydropower...

  • June 2012
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access, Policy
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  • English

New ratifications for IRENA

Five new ratifications occurred during the summer. Nigeria: 31. August 2010 Luxembourg: 09. September 2010 Antigua & Barbuda: 10 September 2010 Lesotho: 16. September 2010 Nicaragua: 23. September 2010

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