A Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) identifies the actions needed to overcome a country’s barriers to renewable energy deployment, with IRENA providing technical support and expertise to facilitate consultations among different national stakeholders.
Today, IRENA's Director-General Adnan Amin, sat down with the Peruvian Minister of Energy and Mines, Eleodoro Mayorga, to discuss the evolution of the Peruvian energy sector.
Peru intends to generate 60 percent of its electricity through renewable sources by 2024.
Short text: An official delegation from Peru led by the Minister of Energy and Mines H.E. Jorge Merino Tafur met with International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Director-General Adnan Z. Amin on Thursday in Abu Dhabi to discuss a range of issues from expanding energy access to renewable energy potential in Peru..
Renewable energy auctions are an increasingly popular tool for governments to procure renewable electricity at moderate cost. IRENA’s report, Renewable Energy Auctions in Developing Countries, describes various types and aspects of renewable energy auction schemes, drawing on the actual experiences of five countries: Brazil, China, Morocco, Peru and South Africa.
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.
The Global Atlas for Renewable Energy (Global Atlas) aims to close the gap between countries with access to the datasets, expertise and financial support to evaluate their renewable energy potential, and those lacking such elements. As of January 2015, a total of 67 countries and more than 50 institutes and partners were contributing to the initiative, which is coordinated by...