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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.

  • September 2021
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  • Benefits, Policy
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  • English, French
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  • Burkina Faso

Bracing for Climate Impact: Renewables as a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

This report discusses the benefits of renewables-based adaptation and illustrates the importance of renewable energy within an integrated mitigation-adaptation approach to climate action.

  • August 2021
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  • Climate Change, Benefits
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  • English

Trading into a Bright Energy Future: The Case for Open, High-Quality Solar Photovoltaic Markets

The latest publication from IRENA and WTO draws on the development and implementation of a quality infrastructure for trade in renewable energy technologies.

  • July 2021
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  • Benefits
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  • English

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for Solar Water Heaters

This report aims to expand policy makers’ understanding of the steps needed to develop a local market for solar water heaters, and the existing capabilities that can be leveraged to do so. The report also highlights opportunities to create local value by setting up a domestic industry around solar water heaters.

  • July 2021
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  • Benefits, Heating & Cooling
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  • English

United Nations Framework Classification for Geothermal Energy

The report highlights the main challenges and way forward to adapt the broader UNFC specifications and guidelines to geothermal energy resources.

  • June 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Off-grid for Energy Access
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  • English
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  • Dominica, Ethiopia

Utility-scale Solar and Wind Areas: Mauritania

The report provides insights on the country’s potential to adopt solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power.

  • June 2021
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  • Benefits, Policy
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  • English, French
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  • Mauritania

Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Republic of Tunisia

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

  • June 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English
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  • Tunisia

Renewable Energy and Electricity Interconnections for a Sustainable Northeast Asia

This report, a joint study between IRENA and the Korea Energy Economics Institute (KEEI), provides new perspectives on the interconnection potential in Northeast Asia and valuable insights for policy makers and key stakeholders.

  • May 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English

Green Hydrogen Supply: A Guide to Policy Making

This report aims to provide a basis for understanding these challenges and the solutions available. It highlights the range of policy options available, complemented by country examples.

  • May 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Transport
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  • English

Stimulating investment in community energy: Broadening the ownership of renewables

This white paper, developed by the IRENA Coalition for Action, showcases policy measures and financing mechanisms that reflect best practices in community energy and offers recommendations to governments and financial institutions on how to accelerate its development.

  • December 2020
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  • Benefits, Energy Transition
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  • English