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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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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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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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Renewable Technology Innovation Indicators: Mapping progress in costs, patents and standards

Solar photovoltaic Solar photovoltaics (PV) offer one of the clearest pictures of how technology innovation can drive costs lower and improve the performance of a technology. The impact of economies of scale, learning-by-doing and process improvements in manufacturing, as well … Continue reading

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NET ZERO PATHWAYS FOR CITIES: THE CASE STUDY OF WUZHONG DISTRICT, SUZHOU, CHINA

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In 2020, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced, at the 75th United Nations General Assembly, that China will aim to peak carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. At the national level, China has … Continue reading

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INNOVATION OUTLOOK RENEWABLE AMMONIA

KEY FINDINGS Ammonia is an essential global commodity. Around 85% of all ammonia is used to produce synthetic nitrogen fertiliser. A wide range of other applications exist such as refrigeration, mining, pharmaceuticals, water treatment, plastics and fibres, abatement of nitrogen … Continue reading

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RE-organising power systems for the transition

Discussion on this topic has been mainly limited to power system specialists from developed countries.As a consequence, it is often biased towards liberalised contexts and is narrowly focused on the powersystem layer itself. However, a successful transition hinges on collaborative … 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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Wind energy: A gender perspective

The expansion of renewable energy promises a broad array of benefits. That renewables aregood for energy security, air quality and health, and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is well known. What many do not realise, however, is that the … Continue reading

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Electricity Storage Valuation Framework

Electricity storage refers to technologies that store electrical energy and release it on demand when it is most needed. The storage process often involves conversion of electricity to other forms of energy and back again.2 With its unique ability to … Continue reading

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