This report introduces capacity mechanisms—a policy instrument for power markets—to a non-expert audience. The authors consider the implications of capacity mechanisms for meeting parallel objectives of security of supply and decarbonisation.
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This study gives an overview of state-of-the-art forecasting of wind and solar power as a key element in the integration of variable renewable energy units, and the authors presents practical experiences from countries with different regulatory frameworks and market environments on how forecasts
This report offers a brief refresher on how energy prices should be expected to form in a modern system, the ways in which they should be expected to shape critical investment decisions, and some of the ways energy price formation can go wrong.
This online database features 26 countries in the Asia-Pacific region and 40 years of resource use. It was developed as a result of a three-year science-based consultative process mandated by countries in the region.
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.
Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) produces comprehensive inventories of climate change investment and is committed to improving understanding of climate finance flows at the global, national and local levels.
This publication examines the sectors, technologies and policy measures that will be central in the transition to a low-carbon energy system.
This paper reviews current practices by national and subnational governments around the world that aim to increase consumer awareness, understanding, and exposure to electric vehicles.
This paper studied the relationship of water use for agricultural purposes in 154 countries and their economic development.
This report highlights the paths—in some cases accelerated—that the European Union, United States and other “solar-friendly” countries have chosen to reach their goals of growing the solar market, combatting climate change and creating jobs and economic opportunities through 2020.