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International Renewable Energy Agency


The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international cooperation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, resource and financial knowledge on renewable energy.


Geopolitics of the energy transformation: the hydrogen factor

As countries around the world rally behind net zero targets, hydrogen is increasingly seen as a missing piece of the energy transformation puzzle to decarbonise harder-to-abate sectors. This report considers whether and how hydrogen may disrupt future energy systems, reflecting on many of the key...

Global renewables outlook 2020

This report highlights climate-safe investment options until 2050, the policy framework needed for the transition and the challenges faced by different regions.

Innovation landscape brief: utility-scale batteries

This report provides an overview of utility-scale stationary battery storage systems and their role in integrating a greater share of variable renewable energy in the system by providing the flexibility needed.

Tracking SDG 7: the energy progress report 2019

This report looks at the world’s progress towards global energy targets on access to electricity, clean cooking, renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Innovation landscape for a renewable-powered future: solutions to integrate variable renewables

This report maps and categorises examples of the innovations being developed and implemented globally to facilitate the large-scale integration of variable renewable power.