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SMART GRID REPLICATION HANDBOOK FOR INDIA

Foreword India and the European Union come together to share their own knowledge to create a common new body of knowledge – the ‘Smart Grid Replication Handbook for India’. The Florence School could not be more grateful to the EU-India … 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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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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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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BRACING FOR CLIMATE IMPACT: Renewables as a climate change adaptation strategy

INTRODUCTION THE SHIFT TO CLIMATE ADAPTATION STRATEGIESClimate change has multidimensional impacts on human society and on natural systems. Climate change impacts, both direct and indirect and both short and long term, have become more evident – from extreme weather events … Continue reading

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TOWARDS A PROSPEROUS AND SUSTAINABLE AFRICA

INTRODUCTION Energy supply has long been recognised as a crucial catalyst to advance economic and social development goals globally. Economic activities typically require the availability of sufficient, affordable, and reliable energy. Public institutions also need an adequate supply of electricity … Continue reading

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SCALING UP BIOMASS FOR THE ENERGY TRANSITION

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY As one of the fastest growing regions in the world in terms of gross domestic product (GDP), population, and demand for both food and energy, Southeast Asia has a strong need to decarbonise its economies and modernise its … Continue reading

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URBAN ENERGY TRANSITION FOR THE GREATER METROPOLITAN AREA OF THE CENTRAL VALLEY OF COSTA RICA

EXECUTIVE SUMMARYAs with other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Costa Rica is highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change, even though it contributed less than 0.05% of global greenhouse gas emissions in 2019. The country has developed … Continue reading

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REPUBLIC OF PALAU

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On 12 November 2020, the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Industry and Commerce of the Republic of Palaurequested assistance from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to develop a technology-specificenergy roadmap. This roadmap was to provide the government of … Continue reading

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