Despite lower fossil fuel prices, renewable power expanded at its fastest-ever rate in 2015, thanks to supportive government policies and sharp cost reductions. Renewables accounted for more than half of the world’s additional electricity capacity in 2015.
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The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation provide the Global Solar Atlas—in addition to a series of global, regional and country GIS data layers and poster maps—to support the scale-up of solar power in their client countries.
This guide is intended to present, in a practical and comprehensive manner, basic smart city concepts and principles, as well as the elements necessary for the formation of smart cities.
Australia, with the United Kingdom, led developed countries to deliver a roadmap to meeting the collective goal of mobilizing US$100 billion a year in climate finance for developing countries by 2020.
The International Geothermal Association (IGA), founded in 1988, is a scientific, educational and cultural organization. As of 2016, the IGA has more than 5,000 members in over 65 countries.
TRANSrisk conducted 15 case studies that explore the transition to low-carbon economies, including 14 country-level case studies and one at the global and regional level.
The Climatescope website offers a review of clean energy deployment activity and climate change mitigation efforts in dozens of emerging markets across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean.
This newsletter highlights how work on climate change mitigation and transparency issues has progressed since the Bonn Climate Change Conference in 2016.
This yearbook shows data sets on renewable power-generation capacity for 2006-2015, renewable power generation for 2006-2014 and renewable energy balances for 100 countries and areas for 2013 and 2014.
This annual report provides a comprehensive and detailed picture of the investment landscape across fuels, technologies and countries.