IRENA provides regional training workshops on best practices in energy planning and grid integration of variable renewables using energy modelling tools. Programmes include: Energy transition planning workshops in Africa Regional training workshops on energy planning have been held in Africa to support energy system planning in the region through the use of power system...
Report suggests need for comprehensive policy framework towards an African Green Deal to overcome structural dependencies, raise GDP by 6.4% and create 26 million jobs by 2050.
The report lays out a pathway to a renewable-based energy system and shows that the transition promises substantial gains in GDP, employment, and human welfare in each region of the African continent.
IRENA, in collaboration with EACREEE, and SACREEE, has organised a two day capacity building workshop to share IRENA’s framework and insights regarding renewable energy auctions, and considerations, best practices, lessons learnt and specific case studies, with a focus on the Sub-Saharan Africa context.
The RRA report presents clear and practical steps to maximise the country’s use of renewables in driving sustainable socio-economic growth.
The report highlights the main challenges and way forward to adapt the broader UNFC specifications and guidelines to geothermal energy resources.
East and Southern African countries possess vast potential for renewable energy development. This report assesses the prospects for the power sector in the countries of the ACEC through 2040.
A new study assesses the long-term energy plans the two regional power pools, known as the Eastern and Southern African Power Pools, and finds the region well-endowed with high quality, cost-effective, but under-utilised wind and solar resources.
To drive the acceleration of Southern Africa’s energy transition and develop the region’s sustainable energy ecosystem, IRENA and SACREEE are implementing the SADC Renewable Energy Entrepreneurship Support Facility and inviting its second cohort of entrepreneurs to submit applications for technical support.