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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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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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Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2021

RENEWABLE ENERGY JOBS: MAIN FINDINGS The renewable energy sector employed 12 million people, directly and indirectly, in 2020.1 The number has continued to grow worldwide over the past decade. The solar photovoltaic (PV), bioenergy, hydropower and wind power industries have … 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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GRID CODES FOR RENEWABLE POWERED SYSTEMS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report contains the latest developments and good practices to develop grid connection codes for power systems with high shares of variable renewable energy (VRE) – solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind. The analysis is an update of the … Continue reading

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Bioenergy for the energy transition Ensuring sustainability and overcoming barriers

BIOENERGY IN THE ENERGY TRANSITION CURRENT DEPLOYMENT STATUS AND SHARE IN THE ENERGY MIXGlobally, bioenergy remains the largest renewable energy resource, contributing to around 12% offinal energy consumption (see Figure 1.1). It can be used for power generation and end … Continue reading

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GLOBAL HYDROGEN TRADE TO MEET THE 1.5°C CLIMATE GOAL

EXECUTIVE SUMMARYUnlike fossil fuels, for which large reserves are concentrated in certain countries and regions, renewable energy resources (solar, wind, geothermal, etc.) are available at a viable scale in every country. The geographical concentration of fossil fuel reserves has made … Continue reading

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ROADMAP TO INDIA’S 2030 DECARBONIZATION TARGET

FROM THE DESK OF DIRECTOR GENERALIn India, there is the will to move away from fossil fuels as much and as early as possible. This is clear from the announcements made by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, at COP26 in … Continue reading

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HARNESSING GREEN HYDROGEN

OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEEP DECARBONISATION IN INDIA ForewordHarnessing Green Hydrogen http://www.niti.gov.in | http://www.rmi.org / 6 The publication of this report cannot come at a more opportune time as the urgency to take aggressive action to fight climate change has never been … Continue reading

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Renewables 2021

Analysis and forecast to 2026 Renewables 2021 is the IEA’s primary analysis on the sector, based on current policies and market developments. It forecasts the deployment of renewable energy technologies in electricity, transport and heat to 2026 while also exploring … Continue reading

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