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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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Clean Energy Australia Report 2022

INTRODUCTION The recent success of the Australian renewable energy industry makes it easy to forget just how far we’ve come. Back in 2015 when the Abbott Government threatened to abolish the Renewable Energy Target, there were serious doubts about 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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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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Renewble Readlness Assessment Paraguay

Introduction Country profileThe Republic of Paraguay is located in central South America and bordered by Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil. The country has a landlocked area of 406 752 square kilometres, divided into two natural regionsby the Paraguay River. The eastern … Continue reading

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RENEWABLE ENERGY BENEFITS LEVERAGING LOCAL CAPACITY FOR SOLAR WATER HEATERS

INTRODUCTIONA large number of stakeholders were interviewed and/or responded to questionnaires regarding the requirements for developing local capacity around solar water heaters. These included project developers, component manufacturers, service providers, energy authorities and representatives of national and global associations dedicated … Continue reading

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UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR AND WIND AREASUTILITY-SCALE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study seeks to map areas in Burkina Faso that are suitable for deploying utilityscale solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power projects. It aims to i) provide insights into the country’s potential to adopt solar PV and wind … Continue reading

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SECTOR COUPLING IN FACILITATING INTEGRATION OF VARIABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CITIES

INTRODUCTION The importance of cities in shaping global climate action Cities are a key driver of global economic growth, which over the past half century has been powered primarily by fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas), as illustrated in … Continue reading

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FOSTERING LIVELIHOODS WITH DECENTRALISED RENEWABLE ENERGY AN ECOSYSTEMS APPROACH

Access to modern energy is a pre-requisite for socio-economic development. Yet, over 750 million people continued to live without electricity access in 2019 and many more had to contend with unreliable supply. The consequent economic and social cost is significant … Continue reading

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Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation The Hydrogen Factor

FOREWORDThe accelerating deployment of renewables has set in motion a global energy transformation with farreaching geopolitical implications. The report “A New World”, released in 2019 by IRENA’s Global Commission on the Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation, was the first foray … Continue reading

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