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Solar power is the fastest way to reduce Europe’s dependency on Russian gas

The expansion of solar power in Europe is growing rapidly due to increased renewable energy ambitions and the need to reduce dependence on Russian gas. Statkraft’s Low Emissions Scenario now shows that Europe will have significantly more solar power by … Continue reading

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Annual Report 2021

Scatec is a leading renewable energy solutions provider, accelerating access to reliable and affordable clean energy in high growth markets. As a long-term player, we develop, build, own and operate renewable energy plants, with 3.5 GW of installed capacity across … Continue reading

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RENEWABLES 2022 GLOBAL STATUS REPORT

Renewables experienced yet another year of record growth in power capacity, despite aftershocks from the pandemic and a rise in global commodity prices that upset renewable energy supply chains and delayed projects. The role of renewables in improving energy security … Continue reading

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ENERGY TRANSITION OUTLOOK 2022

The present turbulence in energy markets is not inconsequential, however. Europe will transition to arenewables-dominated power system more rapidly, but higher energy prices may dampen investment in clean energy elsewhere. These two effects tend to offset each other globally over … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Market Update Outlook for 2022 and 2023

Abstract Renewable electricity capacity additions broke another record in 2021 and biofuels demand almost recovered to pre-Covid levels, despite the continuation of logistical challenges and increasing prices. However, the Russian Federation’s (hereafter, “Russia”) invasion of Ukraine is sending shock waves … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2022

IntroductionThis ninth edition of IRENA’s Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review series provides the latest estimates of renewable energy employment globally. In addition to IRENA’s own calculations, the report is based on a wide range of studies and reports by … Continue reading

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In Energy Breakthrough, India Added More Renewable Than Fossil Fuel Capacity for the First Time Last Year

India added more energy capacity from renewable energy sources last year than from conventional sources like coal for the first time, an important breakthrough for a country that struggles with high greenhouse gas emissions and deadly air pollution. Not only did renewables exceed conventional sources, … Continue reading

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Led by Solar and Wind, U.S. Electrical Generation by Renewables Over the Past Year Has Grown by 17.5%

According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) provided almost a quarter of the nation’s electrical generation during the … Continue reading

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SCALING UP RENEWABLE ENERGY DEPLOYMENT IN AFRICA IMPACT OF IRENA’S ENGAGEMENT

ENERGY TRANSFORMATION IN AFRICA Since 2000, Africa has been experiencing rapid economic growth and improving social conditions. Average real gross domestic product reached 3.6% in 2017 and is projected to rise to around 4% in 2018 and in 2019 (African … Continue reading

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SCALING UP RENEWABLES IN LANDLOCKED DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND Characterised by remoteness from global markets due to the absence of territorial access to the sea,landlocked developing countries (LLDCs)1 grapple with a myriad of special challenges, including complex procedures for border transit exacerbated by poor infrastructure, inefficient … Continue reading

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