February 2017
National Energy Roadmaps for Islands 2017 (External Content)

National Energy Roadmaps for Islands 2017 (External Content)

Islands around the world face crucial energy challenges, including fuel import dependency, high electricity costs, environmental sensitivity and vulnerability to climate change. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) co-operates closely with is ...
Floating foundations: A game changer for offshore wind (External Content)

Floating foundations: A game changer for offshore wind (External Content)

Offshore wind turbines, rooted to the seabed by monopile or jacket foundations, are restricted to waters less than 50 metres deep. This rules out sites with the strongest winds and, often, access to big markets. Some of the largest electricity markets Jap ...
The GreenPlan Champion for Communities

The GreenPlan Champion for Communities

In the free online course The GreenPlan Champion for Communities learn how a community can save money, reduce carbon and help society by joining The GreenPlan. The GreenPlan is a system that empowers society to tackle climate change.  
Cost-competitive renewable power generation: Potential across South East Europe 2017(External Content)

Cost-competitive renewable power generation: Potential across South East Europe 2017(External Content)

Renewable energy has long been used in South East Europe, whether as fuelwood for heating or in the form of hydroelectric power generation. More recently, governments from Slovenia to Ukraine have pledged to shift to renewables to replace ageing fossil-ba ...

Planning for the renewable future: Long-term modelling and tools to expand variable renewable power in emerging economies (External Content)

Ambitious national commitments, international agreements and rapid technological progress have prompted countries around the world to turn increasingly renewable energy to expand their power infrastructure. However, the variability of solar and wind energ ...
Environmental Awareness in Geography

Environmental Awareness in Geography

Alison’s "Geography 1" course introduces environmental awareness and raises awareness of the global importance of a safe, healthy and sustainable environment. The course offers learners a pragmatic introduction to the various issues currently facing key g ...
Technology Roadmap: How2Guide for Bioenergy (External Content)

Technology Roadmap: How2Guide for Bioenergy (External Content)

Bioenergy is the largest source of renewable energy today, providing heat and electricity, as well as transport fuels. Yet, more so than for other low-carbon energy technologies, the complex and multi-faceted supply chains of bioenergy projects call for c ...