Japan’s domestic shipments of solar modules more than doubled last fiscal year as solar panels spread from rooftops to land once used for golf courses.

Tata Power has crossed the 500 MW mark in renewable energy capacity with the commissioning of a solar plant at Palaswadi, Maharashtra.

This 2014 edition of REN21's Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) provides a comprehensive and timely overview of renewable energy market, industry, investment and policy developments worldwide. It covers recent developments, current status, and key trends; by design, it does not provide analysis or forecast.

Four environmental dimensions of energy security—climate change, air pollution, water availability and quality, and land-use change—and the environmental impact of 13 energy systems on each are discussed in this paper.

Indonesian island hopes to spark green power revolution Until two years ago, most people in Kamanggih village on the island of Sumba had no power at all.

In 2013, approximately 6.5 million people were already employed in the renewable energy industry worldwide, a new study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reveals.

The report looks back on the past years and discusses the evolution of NAMAs, it presents five case studies (Chile, Indonesia, Kenya, Tunisia, and Peru) and draws insights from hands-on NAMA experience and dialogues with peers, and it looks into the future of NAMAs as essential building block for a global climate regime.

Clean Energy Council says uncertainty over the renewable energy target is hindering investment, letting other countries take the lead

This report produced by the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, UNEP and Bloomberg New Energy Finance tracks  the latest developments, signs and signals in the financing of renewable energy and  explores the issues affecting each type of investment, technology and the  region.

This new paper published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlights some of the dynamics of renewable energy use for heat in different markets, the status of different technologies and policy measures to efficiently promote renewable heat, and provides an outlook for the potential role of renewable heat in the medium- and long-term.