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    • Demand-side flexibility for power sector transformation

      Power systems need to be increasingly flexible to accommodate rising solar and wind shares. This brief examines the uses of demand-side flexibility, outlines solutions to achieve these, and highlights examples in actual power systems.

      Publications Reports Power system flexibility Planning Solar energy Technology Wind energy Technology Energy transition in end uses Policy
    • Southern African Power Pool: Planning and Prospects for Renewable Energy

      With the energy systems of many African countries dominated by fossil-fuel sources that are vulnerable to global price volatility, regional and intra-continental power systems with high shares of renewable energy can provide least-cost option to support continued economic growth and address the continent’s acute energy access problem. Unlocking Africa’s huge renewable energy potential could help to take many people out of poverty, while ensuring the uptake of sustainable technologies for the continent’s long-term development.

      Publications Reports Long term energy planning Planning Energy models and tools Planning
    • Insights on planning for power system regulators

      This report identifies useful regulatory practices for the era of rapidly improving renewable energy technologies. It draws key insights from experiences with integrated resource planning (IRP) in South Africa and the US.

      Publications Reports Long term energy planning Planning
    • 张家口能源转型战略2050

      The municipal authorities for Zhangjiakou City, in co-operation with the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC) and IRENA, have adopted an ambitious 30-year roadmap to phase out coal-fired power generation and scale up solar and wind power instead.

      Publications Reports Targets & NDCs Policy Solar energy Technology Wind energy Technology Long term energy planning Planning Renewable energy for cities Policy
    • Planning and prospects for renewable power: North Africa

      This report shows the importance of regional coordination in long-term planning, by showcasing collective opportunities for North African countries to diversify their electricity generation mixes and reduce their reliance on fossil fuel resources by 2040.

      Publications Reports Planning Long term energy planning
    • Renewables Readiness Assessment: Paraguay

      This report examines Paraguay’s energy institutions and their governance, long-term energy planning practices, and the socio-economic benefits of promoting renewable and low-carbon technologies in the end-use sectors.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Long term energy planning Planning Targets & NDCs Policy Macro-economic benefits Socio-economic impact Energy efficiency Technology Energy transition in end uses Policy
    • A World of Renewables

      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 the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

      Publications Reports Data Energy models and tools Planning
    • Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Republic of Tunisia

      The report outlines recommendations to help Tunisia achieve its 30% renewables goal while boosting growth and development.

      Publications Reports Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) Targets & NDCs Policy Energy efficiency Technology Long term energy planning Planning Finance & investment
    • Zhangjiakou Energy Transformation Strategy 2050

      The municipal authorities for Zhangjiakou City, in co-operation with the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC) and IRENA, have adopted an ambitious 30-year roadmap to phase out coal-fired power generation and scale up solar and wind power instead.

      Publications Reports Targets & NDCs Policy Solar energy Technology Wind energy Technology Long term energy planning Planning Renewable energy for cities Policy
    • Renewable Energy Outlook: Thailand

      This report evaluates Thailand’s options for power generation, transport development, thermal and bioenergy use, and identifies the key challenges in scaling up renewables.

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Country Long term energy planning Planning
    • Power system flexibility for the energy transition

      This report outlines a planning approach to boost flexibility, specifically to accommodate the largest possible shares of variable renewable (solar and wind) energy sources. 

      Publications Reports Power system flexibility Planning Energy models and tools Planning
    • Evaluación de la Flexibilidad del Sistema Eléctrico de Colombia

      Colombia ha colaborado con la Agencia Internacional de Energías Renovables (IRENA) para evaluar la flexibilidad del parque de generación propuesto en los planes nacionales de expansión. El último plan reclama una penetración ambiciosa de energía solar y eólica que excede incluso las estimaciones del programa REmap de IRENA.

      Publications Reports Power system flexibility Planning
    • Evaluación de la Flexibilidad del Sistema Eléctrico de Uruguay

      Uruguay ha colaborado con la Agencia Internacional de Energías Renovables (IRENA) para explorar la posible incorporación de la metodología de la herramienta FlexTool de IRENA en el proceso de planificación energética del país.

      Publications Reports Power system flexibility Planning
    • Towards 100% renewable energy: Utilities in transition

      This white paper, developed by the IRENA Coalition for Action, explores the role of energy utilities in the energy transition and outlines the achievements and implementation strategies of national, regional and local utilities switching to 100% renewable energy. The paper also includes an updated global mapping of national and sub-national 100% renewable energy targets.

      Publications Reports Long term energy planning Planning Power system flexibility Planning Energy transition in end uses Policy Coalition for Action
    • Utility-scale Solar and Wind Areas: Burkina Faso

      This study seeks to map suitable areas in Burkina Faso for deploying utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power projects.

      Publications Reports Solar energy Technology Wind energy Technology Long term energy planning Planning
    • Renewable Energy Prospects for the European Union

      This REmap study, prepared in co-operation with the European Commission,  identifies cost-effective renewable energy options for all EU Member States, spanning a wide range of sectors and technologies.

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Regional Long term energy planning Planning
    • Colombia power system flexibility assessment

      Colombia engaged with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to assess the flexibility of the electricity mix proposed in their latest national expansion plan which pointed to VRE penetration exceeding IRENA’s Renewable Energy Roadmaps (REmap) estimates.

      Publications Reports Power system flexibility Planning
    • Flexibilidad del Sistema Eléctrico Para la Transición Energética

      Este informe de la Agencia Internacional de Energías Renovables (IRENA) describe un método para potencial la flexibilidad del sistema eléctrico desde el punto de vista de la planificación, específicamente para acomodar la mayor participación posible de energía renovable variable (solar y eólica).

      Publications Reports Power system flexibility Planning
    • Planification et perspectives pour les énergies renouvelables: Afrique de l’Ouest

      Les énergies renouvelables à faible coût jouent un rôle de plus en plus important dans l’offre d’électricité en Afrique de l’Ouest. Ce rapport présente trois grands scénarios pour la croissance des énergies renouvelables dans les systèmes d’énergie de la région, notamment en ce qui concerne les principaux objectifs nationaux et régionaux.

      Publications Reports Long term energy planning Planning Energy models and tools Planning
    • Planning and prospects for renewable power: West Africa

      Low-cost renewable energy, especially from solar photovoltaic (PV) installations, has become an increasingly important part of West Africa’s electricity supply. This report outlines three broad scenarios for the growth of renewables in the region’s power systems, particularly in relation to key national and regional targets.

      Publications Reports Long term energy planning Planning Energy models and tools Planning
    • Panama power system flexibility assessment

      Panama engaged with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to carry out a flexibility analysis for the power system considering a high penetration of Variable Renewable Energy (VRE).

      Publications Reports Power system flexibility Planning Energy models and tools Planning
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