IRENA Report

EU, US Frontrunners In Offshore Wind Patents: IRENA Report

A latest joint report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the European Patent Office (EPO) claimed that patents over offshore wind technologies are on the rise globally. The report titled; Offshore Wind Energy Patent Insights Report showed that between 2002-2022 patent filings for offshore wind technologies grew on average by 18%. This growth […]

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Wind Expansion Globally Will Need Much Higher Production of Rare Earths: IRENA Report

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has come up with a report named ‘Critical Mineral for Energy Transition: Rare Earth Elements,’ which says that the rising global demand in the renewable sector especially the wind energy sector to mitigate climate change challenges will need better supplies of rare earth minerals or critical minerals. The report holds […]

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Electricity Storage Valuation Framework

Electricity storage could be a crucial factor in the world’s transition to sustainable energy systems based on renewable sources. Yet electricity markets frequently fail to account properly for the system value of storage. This report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) proposes a five-phase method to assess the value of storage and create viable […]

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