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    • The Age of Renewable Power: Designing national roadmaps for a successful transformation

      A transformation of power grids towards reliance on mainly renewable energy sources has begun. But the course of this transition is sure to vary depending on local conditions. The Age of Renewable Power, a report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), provides a framework for developing a national roadmap to guide each country’s power sector transformation.

      Publications Reports Energy transition Innovation
    • Quality Infrastructure for Renewable Energy Technologies: Solar Water Heaters

      This guide is part of a series prepared by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in the field of quality infrastructure (QI) for small-scale renew¬able energy technologies. Quality Infrastructure for Renewable Energy Technologies: Solar Water Heaters analyses the challenges and offers recommendations for developing QI for solar water heaters (SWHs), as well as highlighting the experiences of several countries in developing and implementing QI for SWHs. The SWH guide concludes by applying guidelines for incrementally developing QI to the particular case of SWH markets.

      Publications Reports Quality & Standards Innovation Solar energy Technology
    • System Operation: Innovation Landscape Briefs

      These briefs highlight ground-breaking ways to use distributed energy resources, accommodate uncertainty and reduce the need for grid reinforcement with rising shares of solar and wind power.

      Publications Reports Systemic innovation Innovation
    • 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

      Publications Reports Systemic innovation Innovation
    • 世界の再生可能エネルギー展望: エネルギー変革2050 年

      本レポートでは2050 年までの気候変動に配慮した投資、エネルギー移行に必要な政策の枠組み、及び各地域が直面する課題に焦点を当てている。また、最終的に排出量をゼロにするための選択肢も探っています。

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Global Climate Action Energy efficiency Technology Energy transition in end uses Policy Power system structures & markets Policy Electrification Innovation Macro-economic benefits Socio-economic impact
    • Renewable Capacity Statistics 2020

      This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the past decade (2010-2019).

      Publications Reports Statistics Innovation
    • Global Renewables Outlook: Energy transformation 2050

      This outlook highlights climate-safe investment options until 2050, policies for transition and specific regional challenges. It also explores options to eventually cut emissions to zero.

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Global Climate Action Energy efficiency Technology Energy transition in end uses Policy Power system structures & markets Policy Electrification Innovation Finance & investment Macro-economic benefits Socio-economic impact
    • Quality infrastructure for smart mini-grids

      Market expansion for renewable mini-grids depends on establishing trustworthy quality infrastructure (QI). Smart technologies to integrate solar and wind power require international and national QI.

      Publications Reports Quality & Standards Innovation Energy storage Technology
    • Innovative solutions for 100% renewable power in Sweden

      This study highlights key pilot projects, showcases innovative solutions and provides insights based on Sweden’s experience with the transition to 100% renewable power.

      Publications Reports Targets & NDCs Policy Systemic innovation Innovation Electrification Innovation Energy transition in end uses Policy
    • Scaling up Variable Renewable Power: The Role of Grid Codes

      Increasing the share of renewable power from variable sources, namely solar and wind energy, requires technological developments to be accompanied by well-designed regulations for grid management and operation.

      Publications Reports Power sector transformation Innovation INSPIRE
    • Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

      The transition to renewable-based, energy-efficient heating and cooling could follow several possible pathways. This report outlines the infrastructure and policies needed.

      Publications Reports Buildings & cities Technology Energy efficiency Technology Electrification Innovation Energy transition in end uses Policy
    • Renewable Energy Outlook for ASEAN

      The nations of Southeast Asia stand at a crossroads in terms of their collective energy future. Amid rapid economic growth, they face a 50% rise in regional energy demand within a decade. This brings challenges in supplying energy affordably, sustainably and securely.

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Regional Energy transition Innovation
    • Data quality for the Global Renewable Energy Atlas – Solar and Wind (Concept paper)

      The Global Atlas for Renewable Energy provides access to a vast range of solar and wind resource maps created using different methodologies, with different spatial coverage and resolutions. Several datasets may overlap a single territory, and users can choose among several data sources. Yet this very versatility can pose a dilemma for the end-user over the main strengths and weaknesses of the available datasets, and which data is the most suitable to use.

      Publications Reports Solar energy Technology Wind energy Technology Quality & Standards Innovation
    • Innovation landscape for smart electrification

      This report maps 100 innovative solutions for the smart electrification of end-use sectors using renewable power. It offers innovation toolboxes to guide policy makers in formulating smart electrification strategies for mobility, the heating and cooling sectors, and green hydrogen production.

      Publications Reports Innovation Systemic innovation Electrification
    • Testing IRENA’s biogas survey guidelines: Lessons learned in six countries

      The report suggests was to improve biogas data collection, including reducing survey costs, improving response rates, simplifying the data collected and using local knowledge about previous projects and programmes.

      Publications Reports Guidelines Statistics Bioenergy & biofuels Technology Innovation indicators Innovation
    • Market Design: Innovation Landscape briefs

      These briefs highlight innovations in market design to support large-scale use of solar and wind power. The set covers net billing, time-of-use tariffs, integration of distributed energy resources, increased time and space granularity and other innovative measures.    

      Publications Reports Systemic innovation Innovation
    • Climate change and renewable energy

      Japan, holding the G20 presidency in 2019, asked the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) for a report on the implications of the global energy transformation for climate and sustainability in a broad sense.

      Publications Reports Renewable Energy Roadmap (ReMap) Global Climate Action Energy efficiency Technology Targets & NDCs Policy Electrification Innovation Macro-economic benefits Socio-economic impact
    • Innovation Outlook: Smart charging for electric vehicles

      This outlook shows how through smart charging EV batteries can help to integrate high shares of solar and wind power into existing grids, as battery storage capacity helps to even out the variability of these sources.

      Publications Reports Electrification Innovation
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