This document provides an analysis of the energy situation in West Africa as well as the region’s needs and options for energy development in the near future. The authors run the IRENA energy planning tool under four different scenarios and share their results.
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This report examines the value-creation potential of solar and wind power as an important first step for continuing research and analysis.
This report examines the worldwide market for energy efficiency and provides energy efficiency market snapshots that review important drivers and developments in selected international energy agency (iea) countries.
This recorded webinar examines the Readiness for Investment in Sustainable Energy (RISE) project, which provides indicators for assessing the legal and regulatory landscape for investment in sustainable energy.
This report describes the energy context for Djibouti, which faces several critical challenges associated with energy generation, distribution and use. It explores enabling environments for renewables, details the opportunities to develop the renewables sector and recommends further action.
This report describes how energy has become the central theme in discussions on alleviating poverty, promoting economic development and improving the quality of life of people.
This report examines how ten countries have switched, or are planning to switch, from traditional fuels such as wood, coal, charcoal, animal waste and kerosene, to LPG as a cooking fuel.
This paper describes Africa’s wind energy markets have evolved over the years and the structural characteristics affecting the development of wind energy projects on the continent.
Article abstract: "This document reports on the methods used in Phase 1 of The World Bank wind mapping project for Ethiopia. The interim mesoscale modelling results were calculated from the output of simulations using the Weather, Research and Forecasting (WRF) model.
This publication examines the sectors, technologies and policy measures that will be central in the transition to a low-carbon energy system.