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    • Solutions for Decarbonising Heating in Buildings

      Highly efficient, electricity-driven heat pumps have a crucial role to play in decarbonising space and water heating in buildings.

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    • Renewable Energy in Hybrid Mini-Grids and Isolated Grids: Economic Benefits and Business Cases

      Hybridising diesel mini-grids with photovoltaic generation can yield significant cost savings. This study compares the costs of diesel-only and hybridised mini-grids at seven sites – three in Africa, two in Asia and three in Latin America – and shows potential cost savings at all seven sites.

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    • Smart Grids and Renewables: A cost-benefit analysis guide for developing countries

      Smart grid technologies support the creation of an increasingly flexible electricity grid, enabling the integration of variable renewable energy. They work by incorporating information and communications technology at all stages of power generation, delivery and consumption, improving reliability and service to end-users.

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    • Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014

      The competitiveness of renewable power generation technologies continued improving in 2013 and 2014, reaching historic levels. Biomass for power, hydropower, geothermal and onshore wind can all provide electricity competitively against fossil fuel-fired power generation. Solar photovoltaic (PV) power has also become increasingly competitive, with its levelised cost of electricity (LCOE) at utility scale falling by half in four years.

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    • Reduce: Non-bio renewables

      G20 countries can work together to step up renewable energy development and drive an accelerated global energy transition.

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    • Recycle: Bioenergy

      Sustainable bioenergy could even out solar and wind variability and replace fossil fuels for industry, transport and buildings.

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    • Electricity Storage Valuation Framework

      Electricity storage will be crucial factor for scaling up solar and wind power. Yet electricity markets may not account for the system value of storage.

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    • Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2019

      IRENA’s latest global cost study shows solar and wind power reaching new price lows. The report highlights cost trends for all major renewable electricity sources.

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    • The Power to Change: Solar and Wind Cost Reduction Potential to 2025

      Increasing economies of scale, more competitive supply chains and further technological improvements will continue reducing the costs of solar and wind power. The same factors will also boost the availability of these key renewable power sources at night and in varying weather conditions.

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    • Solar PV in Africa: Costs and Markets

      The report discusses challenges in policy making and proposes a co-ordinated effort to collect data on the installed costs of solar PV in Africa, across all market segments to improve the efficiency of policy support and accelerate deployment.

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    • Electricity Storage and Renewables for Island Power: A Guide for Decision Makers

      A practical guide for decision-makers and project developers on the available energy storage solutions and their successful applications in the context of islands communities. The report also includes various best practice cases and different scenarios and strategies. It is developed as part of the IRENA Renewables in Islands Initiative (IRII).

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    • Renewable Power Generation Costs – Summary for Policy Makers

      This summary provided key insights on cost trends for renewable power generation ahead of a ground-breaking series of comprehensive cost studies by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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    • Electricity Storage: Technology Brief

      This brief focuses on electricity storage technologies to facilitate the integration of higher shares of renewable energy into the power mix.

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    • Renewable Energy Cost Analysis - Concentrating Solar Power

      This working paper is part of a set of five reports on hydropower, wind, biomass, concentrating solar power and solar pholtovoltaics that address the current costs of these key renewable power technology options. 

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    • Renewable Energy Cost Analysis - Wind Power

      This working paper is part of a set of five reports on hydropower, wind, biomass, concentrating solar power and solar pholtovoltaics that address the current costs of these key renewable power technology options.

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    • Renewable Energy Cost Analysis - Biomass for Power Generation

      This working paper is part of a set of five reports on hydropower, wind, biomass, concentrating solar power and solar pholtovoltaics that address the current costs of these key renewable power technology options. 

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    • Renewable Energy Cost Analysis - Solar Photovoltaics

      This working paper is part of a set of five reports on hydropower, wind, biomass, concentrating solar power and solar pholtovoltaics that address the current costs of these key renewable power technology options. 

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    • Renewable Energy Cost Analysis - Hydropower

      This working paper is part of a set of five reports on hydropower, wind, biomass, concentrating solar power and solar pholtovoltaics that address the current costs of these key renewable power technology options. 

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    • Low-cost finance for the energy transition

      This report identifies the pressing need for greater private sector engagement in the financing of energy transition projects, as well as closer public-private collaboration to sustain the net zero pathway.

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    • The cost of financing for renewable power

      Based on a new, unique dataset from a global survey, this IRENA report presents unprecedented insights on the cost of capital for onshore wind, offshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) projects.

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    • Future of wind

      This study presents options to speed up the deployment of wind power, both onshore and offshore, until 2050. It builds on IRENA’s global roadmap to scale up renewables and meet climate goals.

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    • Renewable power generation costs in 2018

      IRENA’s latest global cost study shows solar and wind power reaching new price lows. The report highlights cost trends for all major renewable electricity sources.

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