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REmap: Roadmap for A Renewable Energy Future, 2016 Edition

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This second edition of IRENA’s global roadmap provides an in-depth perspective on the energy transition in 40 economies that represent 80% of global energy use. The publication offers specific technology options and outlines solutions to accelerate renewable energy growth. According to the report, five areas are especially critical to accelerating growth: (1) planning transition pathways for development of national plans and targets, (2) creating an enabling business environment, with energy prices that recover external costs, (3) ensuring the smooth integration of renewables into existing infrastructure, (4) creating and managing renewable energy knowledge and (5) promoting continuous innovation.