Renewable energy can play a key role in the economic recovery from COVID-19 by ensuring energy security, creating jobs and strengthening resilience to safeguard people’s health and welfare. This statement contains eight key actions that governments should take to ensure economic recovery that aligns with global climate and sustainability objectives.
The paper explores the role of energy utilities in the renewable energy transformation. Featuring case studies and first-hand interviews, the paper outlines achievements and implementation strategies of national, regional and local utilities switching to 100% renewable energy. The paper also includes an updated mapping of national and sub-national 100% renewable energy targets.
This white paper presents the first global mapping of national and sub-national 100% renewable energy targets. Drawing from case studies of countries, regions, cities and islands moving towards 100% renewables in different end-uses, the paper offers lessons learned for defining targets and developing implementation frameworks for a 100% renewable future.
Based on previous analyses and on-the-ground experiences of leading private-sector players in the renewable energy field, this white paper identifies key barriers to scaling-up renewable energy investments in high-potential emerging markets and proposes tools and policies for overcoming these challenges.
This white paper discusses the benefits and implementation challenges of community energy, and outlines actions that governments and other key actors can take to promote community ownership of renewables around the world.