Category Archives: Global Warming

Analysis of the relevance of deploying Smart ReadinessIndicator (SRI) in India

IntroductionThe European Union (EU) – India Clean Energy and Climate Partnership1 (CECP) was agreed at the EU-India Summit on 30th March 2016. The aim of this partnership is to reinforce cooperation on clean energy and implementation of the Paris Agreement … Continue reading

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Regulatory Menu for Integration of Renewables

Background Electricity is one of the essential energy carriers in the transition to decarbonisation. Various world economies are undergoing energy transitions driven by ambitions to achieve energy access, strengthen energy security and environmental conditions depending on internal priorities and challenges … Continue reading

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RENEWABLES READINESS ASSESSMENT BOTSWANA

COUNTRY OVERVIEW Botswana is a landlocked country located in central–southern Africa, with a mean altitude above sea level of 1 000 metres and a total area of 582 000 square kilometres (km2 ). The official languages are English and Setswana, … Continue reading

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100% Renewable Europe How To Make Europe’s Energy System Climate-Neutral Before 2050

On 4 March 2020, the European Commission made a fundamental move by submitting a proposal for the “Climate Law”, pledging to become the first climate-neutral continent. This vision is much needed at a point in time where our traditional vision … Continue reading

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Global Market Outlook For Solar Power 2021 – 2025

Global solar market In 2020, a year the world suffered from a severe health and economic crisis, solar was again the power generating technology with the highest net installed capacity, with a 39% share of all new installations for the … Continue reading

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RENEWABLE POWER GENERATION COSTS IN 2020

FOREWORD Renewables are becoming more and more competitive in the energy landscape. The data from the IRENA Renewable Cost Database shows cost declines continued in 2020, with the cost of electricity from utility-scale solar photovoltaics (PV) falling 7% year-on-year, offshore … Continue reading

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BIOJET FUELS

INTRODUCTION Tackling climate changeAlthough we have made progress in decarbonising many aspects of the world’s energy matrix, with solar, wind and hydro all adding to “green” electricity generation, longdistance transport has proven much more difficult to decarbonise. Increasing electrification of … Continue reading

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OFFSHORE RENEWABLES An action agenda for deployment A CONTRIBUTION TO THE G20 PRESIDENCY

INTRODUCTION KEY DRIVERS OF OFFSHORE RENEWABLE DEVELOPMENTClimate change is one of the greatest threats of this century and is already affecting many regions around the globe. Such impacts are driven by rising GHG emissions, especially from the energy sector, which … Continue reading

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Renewables Readiness Assessment

THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS INTRODUCTION RENEWABLES READINESS ASSESSMENTThe Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) is a tool developed by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to comprehensively evaluate the conditions for accelerated renewable energy deployment in a country. It is a country-led, … Continue reading

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Trading into a bright energy future The case for open, high-quality solar photovoltaic markets

THE SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC INDUSTRY AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the most acute health crisis in generations and has sent shockwaves across economies worldwide. Renewable energies can play a dual role in helping the world to recover. … Continue reading

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