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End-of-life management: Solar Photovoltaic Panels (External Content)

Solar photovoltaic (PV) deployment has grown at unprecedented rates since the early 2000s. As the global PV market increases, so will the volume of decommissioned PV panels, and large amounts of annual waste are anticipated by the early 2030s. Growing PV ...
Renewable Energy Prospects for India (REmap working paper) 2017 (External Content)

Renewable Energy Prospects for India (REmap working paper) 2017 (External Content)

India is one of the most dynamic and vibrant markets in the world for renewable energy. This key emerging market, home to 16% of the global population in 2017, is poised for some of the fastest energy demand growth over the coming decades. Development of ...
Global Tracking Framework 2017: Progress Towards Sustainable Energy

Global Tracking Framework 2017: Progress Towards Sustainable Energy (External Content)

Energy has been described as “the golden thread” connecting economic growth, social equity, and environmental sustainability. With this in mind, the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 embraced the Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) objectives for ...
Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2017 (External Content)

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2017 (External Content)

Energy systems are undergoing substantial changes. Tracking the progress of clean energy is essential to achieve sustainable, secure and affordable energy and to assess collective progress towards long-term goals.   The IEA’s annual Tracking Clean Energy ...
Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017 (External Content)

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017 (External Content)

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017 presents the status of renewable energy employment, both by technology and in selected countries, over the past year. In this fourth edition, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds that renew ...
Renewable Energy Prospects for the Russian Federation (REmap working paper) 2017 (External Content)

Renewable Energy Prospects for the Russian Federation (REmap working paper) 2017 (External Content)

The Russian Federation has set out to increase and diversify its use of renewables, particularly for power generation. Under current plans and policies, renewables would reach nearly 5% of total final energy consumption by 2030   Accelerated deployment, h ...
Solar PV in Africa: Costs and Markets (External Content)

Solar PV in Africa: Costs and Markets (External Content)

Africa has abundant renewable energy resources. Traditionally reliant on hydropower, the continent is turning to solar photovoltaics (PV) to bolster energy security and support rapid economic growth in a sustainable manner. With recent substantial cost re ...
Renewables Global Futures Report 2017 (External Content)

Renewables Global Futures Report 2017 (External Content)

This new REN21 Renewables Global Futures Report presents views of 114 renowned energy experts from around the world, on the feasibility and challenges of achieving a 100% renewable energy future. Their thoughts are grouped into 12 Great Debates ranging fr ...
Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Philippines 2017 (External Content)

Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Philippines 2017 (External Content)

Like many countries in South East Asia, the Philippines faces twin challenges of population growth and rising energy demand. Dependent on imports for nearly half its primary energy supply, the country is highly exposed to oil price volatility. Frequent tr ...
Perspectives for the energy transition: Investment needs for a low-carbon energy system 2017 (External Content)

Perspectives for the energy transition: Investment needs for a low-carbon energy system 2017 (External Content)

This joint study looks at the potential for decarbonisation in the energy sector in G20 countries and around the world. Chapter 3, “Global Energy Transition Prospects and the Role of Renewables”, highlights findings from the International Renewable Energy ...

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