This publication examines the sectors, technologies and policy measures that will be central in the transition to a low-carbon energy system.
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The Sustainable Energy Marketplace is a virtual platform that gathers renewable energy actors and IRENA's expertise and work to pursue together the deployment of renewable energies in developing countries.
This working paper undertakes econometric analysis to assess the impacts of climate mitigation policies and the quality of the investment environment on investment and innovation in renewable power in OECD and G20 countries.
This paper synthesizes findings from technology mapping studies of the renewable energy supply, residential and commercial buildings and transport sectors. The objective of the mapping studies was to identify key climate-mitigation technologies and associated goods.
This report provides a framework for decision-makers to consider nine key sustainability issues and implications facing bioenergy development, including: 1) the ability of modern bioenergy to provide energy services for the poor; 2) agro-industrial development and job creation; 3) health and gen
This report examines key financial, investment and technological trends related to clean energy in the world's leading economies, the Group of Twenty (G-20).
This working paper is one in a series focused on key innovations and challenges of the Clean Technology Fund. It analyses the investment plans that the Fund has endorsed to date and makes the case for greater emphasis on institutional capacity and governance in program design.
This report summarizes the proceedings of a roundtable with the following objectives: 1) to learn from Japan’s experience with energy efficiency, such as the importance of regulatory and the institutional frameworks and sectoral approaches; 2) to discover ways that global or regional experiences
Presented at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WindPower 2009 Conference, this presentation examines the potential of wind, primarily from the commercial and utility viewpoint, with a discussion of the current market and industry players, and the generation and pricing of electric powe
This presentation reviews lessons learned from Kenya, the Philippines, Iceland, and other countries related to geothermal power. It includes key questions, barriers to development, and case studies. The presentation is a resource from the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP).