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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

Renewable Energy Roadmap for the Republic of Cyprus

Cyprus, a European Union member state since 2004, is at the crossroads of determining how its energy sector, and particularly the power sector, should develop in the coming decades. The island country currently depends on imported oil to meet most of its growing energy needs. At the same time, cost reductions on renewable energy technologies, coupled with abundant renewable...

  • January 2015
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  • Policy
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  • English
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  • Cyprus

Estimating the Renewable Energy Potential in Africa: A GIS-based approach

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Sweden’s Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) have examined the potential for renewable power generation based on resource availability all over Africa.

  • August 2014
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Algeria, Angola

Renewable islands: Settings for success

Islands around the world rely on costly fossil-fuel imports, often from distant locations, which can burden government budgets and inhibit investment in social and economic development.

  • June 2014
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Cabo Verde, Cyprus

Renewable Energy Country Profiles for the European Union

This collection of country profiles takes stock of the latest developments in renewables at a country level around the European Union.

  • June 2013
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  • Statistics
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  • English
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  • Austria, Belgium

IRENA Director-General addresses European energy ministers

The IRENA Director-General, Adnan Z. Amin, took part in the EU’s Informal Meeting of Energy Ministers on 17 September in Nicosia, Cyprus, where he called for continued European support for the global transition to renewable energy.


Cyprus and Iceland ratified the IRENA Statute

Berlin, Germany - On 18 May 2010, Iceland ratified the IRENA Statute; Cyprus joined on 27 May. To date, a total of twenty two countries has ratified IRENA’s founding document.