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The Renewable Spring: The interplay between finance and policy in the energy transition

This paper presents a brief overview of technology revolutions and how they interact with financial markets.

  • October 2021
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  • Finance & Investment, Energy Transition
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  • English

Bracing for Climate Impact: Renewables as a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

This report discusses the benefits of renewables-based adaptation and illustrates the importance of renewable energy within an integrated mitigation-adaptation approach to climate action.

  • August 2021
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  • Climate Change, Benefits
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  • English

Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Republic of Tunisia

The report outlines recommendations to help Tunisia achieve its 30% renewables goal while boosting growth and development.

  • June 2021
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  • Energy Transition, Policy
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  • English, French
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  • Tunisia

Country papers: Scaling up renewables investment in high-potential markets

This series of papers, developed by the IRENA Coalition for Action, provides country-specific recommendations on how to enable the scaling up of renewable energy investments in high-potential markets.

  • December 2020
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  • Finance & Investment, Policy
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  • English

Global Landscape of Renewable Energy Finance 2020

Global investments in renewables must grow faster to meet climate goals. This report provides recommendations to scale up investment and mobilise capital.

  • November 2020
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  • Finance & Investment
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  • English

Mobilising institutional capital for renewable energy

Pension funds, insurers, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors represent an enormous global capital pool that could be harnessed for the energy transition. 

 

 

  • November 2020
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  • Finance & Investment
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  • English

  • Global Renewables Outlook: Energy transformation 2050

    This outlook highlights climate-safe investment options until 2050, policies for transition and specific regional challenges. It also explores options to eventually cut emissions to zero.

    • April 2020
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    • Energy Transition, Climate Change
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    • English, Arabic, French, Chinese, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

    Renewable energy finance: Green bonds

    Renewables have emerged as a major recipient of green bond proceeds. This brief highlights the need for more green bonds to drive sustainable, climate safe, energy finance.

    • January 2020
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    • Finance & Investment
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    • English

    Renewable energy finance: Institutional capital

    Transforming the global energy system calls for massive mobilisation of capital. This brief provides recommendations to harness institutional investment for renewable energy projects.

    • January 2020
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    • Finance & Investment
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    • English

    Renewable energy finance: Sovereign guarantees

    To make renewables bankable, investors need assurances against default due to various country-level risks. This brief examines sovereign guarantees and other risk mitigation options.

    • January 2020
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    • Finance & Investment
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    • English