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Business Models: Innovation Landscape Briefs

These briefs highlight business models that enhance system flexibility, empower consumers, boost solar and wind supply and incentivise rapid integration


IRENA’s Innovation Landscape report highlights innovations that create the business case for new services, with ground-breaking business models enhancing power system flexibility and incentivising rapid integration of solar and wind technologies.

These business models – which can either expand consumer choices or boost the availability of renewable power – are explored in specific briefs:  

Empowering the consumer

Business models that turn consumers into active participants:

Enabling renewable energy supply

Innovative schemes that boost the supply of renewables, whether in connected areas or off-grid:

See the main Innovation Landscape report.

See also related briefs on innovations in Enabling Technologies, Market Design and System Operation.