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Recycle: Bioenergy

Introduction Climate change is one of the greatest threats of our era. Over the past decade, energy-relatedcarbon dioxide (CO2 ) emissions have increased by 1% per year on average. If the historical trends were to continue, energy-related emissions would increase … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2020

RENEWABLE ENERGY AND JOBS Annual Review 2020 The renewable energy sector employed at least 11.5 million people, directly and indirectly, in 2019.1 Renewable energy employment has continued to grow worldwide since 2012, when the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) began … Continue reading

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Geothermal development in Eastern Africa

ENERGY SECTOR LANDSCAPE The East African Rift countries and the Comoros Islands are endowed with several sources of energy for which distribution and potential vary significantly from country to country. A government’s decision to render support to a given energy … Continue reading

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Global Landscape of Renewable Energy Finance 2020

INTRODUCTION The landscape of renewable energy finance has evolved significantly in the past few years. Insupport of recent record-setting levels of capacity additions in wind and solar technologies, finance for renewable energy represented 63% of total climate mitigation finance in … Continue reading

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Renewable energy auctions in Colombia:Context, design and results

Design of renewable energy auctions Renewable energy auctions are, by far, Latin America’s most widely used policy instrumentin the promotion of renewable electricity (IRENA, 2016). Brazil, Chile, Peru and Uruguay were early adopters, while Argentina, Chile and Mexico have innovated … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Market Analysis: Southeast Asia (executive summary)

RISING DEMAND FOR ENERGY WITH SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND URBANISATION Energy consumption in Southeast Asia nearly doubled between 1995 and 2015, growing at an average pace of 3.4% annually. This has fuelled economic growth and permitted higher living standards. Over the … Continue reading

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SOUTHEAST ASIA RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKET – GROWTH, TRENDS, COVID-19 IMPACT, AND FORECASTS (2021 – 2026)

The market is segmented by Type (Solar, Wind, Hydro, Bioenergy. and Other Types) and Geography (Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Rest of Southeast Asia) Market Snapshot Market Overview The renewable energy market in Southeast Asia is expected to grow … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Outlook: Thailand

ENERGY CONTEXT Thailand has explicitly set energy security as the top policy objective, followed by economic affordability and environmental sustainability, in the Thailand Integrated Energy Blueprint (TIEB) underpinned by five individual but interrelated energy plans covering natural gas, oil, energy … Continue reading

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Renewable energy auctions in Japan: Context, design and results

The deployment of renewable energy in Japan has been driven by plans to diversify the electricity mix, achieve environmental and socio-economic goals, and increase energy security. In addition, events at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima following the 2011 earthquake … Continue reading

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