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A path to prosperity: Renewable energy for islands

A Path to Prosperity: Renewable Energy for Islands presents a compilation of case studies from small island developing states (SIDS) and development partners.

  • June 2015
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Cabo Verde, Madagascar

Global Hydrogen Trade to Meet the 1.5°C Climate Goal: Technology Review of Hydrogen Carriers

The report covers transformation from gaseous hydrogen to a suitable form to allow its transport and storage, its use in the process of transportation itself and its reconversion from the carrier back to pure hydrogen.

  • April 2022
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English

Decarbonised Energy Pathway More Cost Effective than Polluting Alternatives in Central America

IRENA analysis shows region can pursue more ambitious energy transition agenda, gaining cost benefits while achieving socio-economic and climate objectives.


Accelerating the Development of OTEC in Small Island Developing States Meeting

In this second webinar on OTEC, experiences and best practices from projects in various phases of development  as well as research and studies were presented by Governments, project developers and researchers to provide an understanding of OTEC system designs, technical innovation in the field of OTEC, applications in the tourism sector, as well as other sustainable water...

  • 11 February 2022
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  • Climate Change, Islands
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  • Virtual

NDCs and Renewable Energy Targets in 2021

This report assesses current climate pledges in light of the challenge ahead, and explores the transformative opportunity offered by renewable energy that can serve as a vehicle for delivering the needed emission reductions.

  • January 2022
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English

UAE and IRENA Launch USD 1 billion Global Finance Platform to Accelerate Renewable Energy

Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform secures US$400 million anchor funding from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development as first strategic partner.


IRENA and OLADE Reinforce Commitment to Boost Renewables in Latin America and the Caribbean

OLADE and IRENA have signed a new agreement to work closely in efforts to scale up the deployment of renewable energy in the Latin American and Caribbean region as it pursues ambitious 2030 goals.


Capacity Building for Renewable Energy Auctions in Eastern and Southern Africa

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.

  • 22 – 23 November 2021
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  • Benefits, Power, Finance & Investment, Policy
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  • Virtual

Burkina Faso RRA Validation Workshop

With the support of IRENA, the Republic of Burkina Faso through the Ministry of Mines, Quarries and Energy (MMCE) initiated the Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) process with a view to support country’s efforts in enabling the wider penetration of various renewable energy technologies.

  • 18 November 2021
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  • Policy, Energy Transition, Benefits
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  • Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally

Report by IRENA and ILO underscores the jobs potential of an ambitious climate strategy and calls for comprehensive policies in support of a just transition.