The RE industry has been spurred on by falling costs and rising innovation, ‘net-zero’ commitments and the enhanced focus on building back better and greener out of the pandemic. Integration of decentralised energy into power grids remains a challenge in all countries. IRENA notes that no insurmountable technical constraints exist for the transformation of grids in this regard, but the economic, political and regulatory environments will be critical to this achievement. The guide examines the current state of the renewables sector in 44 jurisdictions across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America and outlines expectations for the future of the sector in each of those jurisdictions. Read more