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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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NDCs IN 2020 Advancing renewables in the power sector and beyond

STRENGTHENING PLEDGES IN 2020 In December 2015, virtually all Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) agreed to limit the rise in the global average temperature to well below 2 degrees Celsius (°C), and ideally 1.5°C, … Continue reading

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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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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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Digitalisation & solar in emerging markets

DIGITAL SOLAR ENABLING ACCESS TO ENERGY IN OFF-GRID AND UNRELIABLE GRID CONTEXTS Around one billion people – mostly concentrated in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa – still live without access to electricity, and for hundreds of millions more, the electricity … Continue reading

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