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  • REthinking Energy 2017: Accelerating the Global Energy Transformation

    Type: 
    Publication

    REthinking Energy, the flagship report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), examines trends and developments in the global quest for a sustainable energy future. As this third edition emphasizes, accelerated deployment will fuel economic growth, create new employment opportunities, enhance human welfare and contribute to a climate-safe future.

  • Green Growth Opportunities for Asia

    Green Growth Opportunities for Asia

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Sunday, January 1, 2017

    This paper assesses the low-carbon economy in Asia, including how large it is today and how well it will fare in the future. Using patent and trade data, the authors analyze the potential of Asian economies to capture value from the design and export of low-carbon technologies, acknowledging that these are only two dimensions of a multidimensional low-carbon economy. They conduct country-level analysis to identify which technologies different countries can specialize in and potentially scale up.

  • Global Solar Atlas

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Sunday, January 1, 2017

    The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation provide the Global Solar Atlas—in addition to a series of global, regional and country GIS data layers and poster maps—to support the scale-up of solar power in their client countries. The primary aim of the atlas is to provide easy access to solar resource data globally.

  • Renewable Energy Medium-Term Market Report 2016: Executive Summary

    Renewable Energy Medium-Term Market Report 2016: Executive Summary

    Type: 
    Publication

    Despite lower fossil fuel prices, renewable power expanded at its fastest-ever rate in 2015, thanks to supportive government policies and sharp cost reductions. Renewables accounted for more than half of the world’s additional electricity capacity in 2015. Yet, even with this progress, questions remain about whether renewables are on track to reach targets set by the Paris Agreement. This report examines these questions, looking closely at how renewable energy in the power, heat and transportation sectors will evolve over the next five years in the face of lower fossil fuel prices.

  • World Energy Outlook 2016: Executive Summary

    World Energy Outlook 2016: Executive Summary

    Type: 
    Publication

    The Paris Agreement on climate change will transform the global energy system for decades to come, according to the authors of this executive summary, which summarizes the latest World Energy Outlook, a comprehensive analysis of what this transformation of the energy sector might look like, thanks to its energy projections to 2040. The report reviews the key opportunities and challenges ahead for renewable energy, the central pillar of the low-carbon energy transition, as well as the critical role for energy efficiency.

  • National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation

    Type: 
    NDE
    Country: 
    Name: 
    Mr. Chen Ji
    Position: 
    China, Non-Annex I
    Phone: 
    +861068781877
    Emails: 
    chenji@ncsc.org.cn

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