Many future power systems will be governed by variable and intermittent generation from renewables. Operators will therefore need to maintain the reliability and efficiency we all expect, while integrating the low-carbon technologies we all want. Viable storage and other flexibility options will be crucial.
A series of smart energy projects in the town of Alice Springs in central Australia could be exemplary to the direction of travel for the energy transition across the country if successful.
China is drafting its next Five Year Plan, and the president of Energy Foundation China wants to see ambitious energy and climate goals
Stimulus packages to kickstart pandemic-hit economies can either shape a low-carbon future or lock the world into a fossil fuel system. Which countries in Asia are leading the green transition?
Where developers struggle to raise funds, crowdfunding platforms can help clean energy projects get off the ground. But what are the risks involved in such investments, and what should individuals look out for before committing their money?
This report, prepared jointly by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), identifies key barriers and highlights policy options to boost renewable energy deployment.
Read more: http://www.unescap.org/publications/energy-transition-pathways-2030-agenda-asia-and-pacific-regional-trends-report-energy