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International Good Practices in Renewable Distributed Generation

In this technical brief, GET.transform informs on international good practices in distributed renewable energy generation. It gives an overview of what distributed generation is, what key technical implications are commonly observed in the system, and what measures are available to address these. The brief aims to support energy sector decision-makers, utilities, and electricity system operators in navigating the complexities of distributed generation.

2023
Instrument: GET.transform
Region: Global
Topic: Energy Planning, Solar Energy
Market segment: Off-Grid

International Good Practices in Renewable Distributed Generation

In this technical brief, GET.transform informs on international good practices in distributed renewable energy generation. It gives an overview of what distributed generation is, what key technical implications are commonly observed in the system, and what measures are available to address these. The brief aims to support energy sector decision-makers, utilities, and electricity system operators in navigating the complexities of distributed generation.

2023
Instrument: GET.transform
Region: Global
Topic: Energy Planning, Solar Energy
Market segment: Off-Grid
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EP Forum 2022 Spotlight: Advancing the Green Gateway Between Africa and Europe

The AEEP Forum 2022 Spotlight summarises the key findings from the AEEP Forum held on the 7th of September 2022. The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) convened over 650 stakeholders for a virtual event that discussed and reflected on how to realise future energy systems in Africa and Europe that will allow human prosperity in a climate-compatible way.

2022
Instrument: AEEP
Region: Global
Topic: Energy Development Cooperation

EP Forum 2022 Spotlight: Advancing the Green Gateway Between Africa and Europe

The AEEP Forum 2022 Spotlight summarises the key findings from the AEEP Forum held on the 7th of September 2022. The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) convened over 650 stakeholders for a virtual event that discussed and reflected on how to realise future energy systems in Africa and Europe that will allow human prosperity in a climate-compatible way.

2022
Instrument: AEEP
Region: Global
Topic: Energy Development Cooperation
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Renewable Energy Jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa and India 2022

The Energy Access Workforce to learn how decentralized renewable energy (DRE) job growth bounced back from the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. The sector continued to create good and meaningful employment in sub-Saharan Africa and India since the last census (2019). The report provides a comprehensive overview of employment in the DRE sector, including skill levels, training opportunities, compensation, participation of women and youth, and job retention. It is based on a survey of more than 350 companies and numerous focus groups across five countries: Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda.

2022
Instrument: GET.invest
Region: Africa, Global
Topic: Job Creation
Market segment: Off-Grid, On-Grid

Renewable Energy Jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa and India 2022

The Energy Access Workforce to learn how decentralized renewable energy (DRE) job growth bounced back from the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. The sector continued to create good and meaningful employment in sub-Saharan Africa and India since the last census (2019). The report provides a comprehensive overview of employment in the DRE sector, including skill levels, training opportunities, compensation, participation of women and youth, and job retention. It is based on a survey of more than 350 companies and numerous focus groups across five countries: Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda.

2022
Instrument: GET.invest
Region: Africa, Global
Topic: Job Creation
Market segment: Off-Grid, On-Grid
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Pandemic Resilient Communities Powered by DRE

The portfolio of case studies showcases innovative solutions and best practices from successful projects supporting rural communities recover better and faster from the pandemic, with a particular focus on climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience.

2022
Instrument: GET.invest
Region: Global
Topic: Solar Energy
Market segment: Off-Grid, On-Grid

Pandemic Resilient Communities Powered by DRE

The portfolio of case studies showcases innovative solutions and best practices from successful projects supporting rural communities recover better and faster from the pandemic, with a particular focus on climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience.

2022
Instrument: GET.invest
Region: Global
Topic: Solar Energy
Market segment: Off-Grid, On-Grid
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Grid-Connected Distributed Generation in Africa

This manual on Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) highlights the role technical assistance can play in developing favourable conditions for DRE deployment in Africa, as supported by GIZ projects organised under the Sector Network Energy in Sub-Sahara Africa (SN Energy SSA). It has been prepared under the guidance of the Working Group on Grid-Connected Renewable Energy, the South African-German Energy Programme (SAGEN), Strengthening the Market for Solar Power in Tunisia (RMS) and GET.transform. The manual serves as a reference document for policy-makers and technical assistance providers looking to implement DRE projects.

Grid-Connected Distributed Generation in Africa

This manual on Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) highlights the role technical assistance can play in developing favourable conditions for DRE deployment in Africa, as supported by GIZ projects organised under the Sector Network Energy in Sub-Sahara Africa (SN Energy SSA). It has been prepared under the guidance of the Working Group on Grid-Connected Renewable Energy, the South African-German Energy Programme (SAGEN), Strengthening the Market for Solar Power in Tunisia (RMS) and GET.transform. The manual serves as a reference document for policy-makers and technical assistance providers looking to implement DRE projects.

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Energy System Transformation Guide

This report presents an analytical framework to guide energy-system planners, operators, and technical assistance providers throughout their collaborative journey of energy system transformation. The framework describes a path from a fossil-fuelled to a decarbonised energy-system in five phases, and suggests technical assistance approaches to discuss and prioritise different measures to support this transition.

2022
Instrument: GET.transform
Region: Global
Topic: Energy Planning, Solar Energy, Wind Energy
Market segment: On-Grid

Energy System Transformation Guide

This report presents an analytical framework to guide energy-system planners, operators, and technical assistance providers throughout their collaborative journey of energy system transformation. The framework describes a path from a fossil-fuelled to a decarbonised energy-system in five phases, and suggests technical assistance approaches to discuss and prioritise different measures to support this transition.

2022
Instrument: GET.transform
Region: Global
Topic: Energy Planning, Solar Energy, Wind Energy
Market segment: On-Grid
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Policy Brief. 2030 Agenda: Review Process of SDG7 on Energy

The policy brief discusses the progress-to-date on the three sub-targets of the Sustainable Development Goal 7, including the financing needs to achieve the goals, options for monitoring and reliable data about the targets as well as opportunities for European Institutions and Member States in the process.

Policy Brief. 2030 Agenda: Review Process of SDG7 on Energy

The policy brief discusses the progress-to-date on the three sub-targets of the Sustainable Development Goal 7, including the financing needs to achieve the goals, options for monitoring and reliable data about the targets as well as opportunities for European Institutions and Member States in the process.

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Policy Brief. The Employment Effects of Renewable Energy Development Assistance

This policy brief sheds light on how employment can be fostered through the provision of official development assistance (ODA) for energy. It covers approaches and limitations of measuring employment effects, the direct employment effects from renewable energy and the acceleration of the job potential of renewable energy in development.

Policy Brief. The Employment Effects of Renewable Energy Development Assistance

This policy brief sheds light on how employment can be fostered through the provision of official development assistance (ODA) for energy. It covers approaches and limitations of measuring employment effects, the direct employment effects from renewable energy and the acceleration of the job potential of renewable energy in development.

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Policy Brief. Challenges and Opportunities for Blended Finance in European Energy Development Cooperation

This brief reviews two complementary spheres of international cooperation, in which blended finance, a mechanism to support investments to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, is predominantly used. First, in international climate finance, second, in official development assistance, and the related blended finance facilities within the EU, also referencing the rationale and challenges for blended finance and lesson learned.

Policy Brief. Challenges and Opportunities for Blended Finance in European Energy Development Cooperation

This brief reviews two complementary spheres of international cooperation, in which blended finance, a mechanism to support investments to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, is predominantly used. First, in international climate finance, second, in official development assistance, and the related blended finance facilities within the EU, also referencing the rationale and challenges for blended finance and lesson learned.

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