## Wednesday, August 1, 2018

### Global: IRENA Includes Comprehensive Statistics for Geothermal Energy in Report

Renewable Energy Statistics 2018 (IRENA)

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has set out to produce comprehensive, reliable data sets on renewable energy capacity and use worldwide. The Renewable Energy Statistics 2018 yearbook shows data sets on renewable power-generation capacity for 2008-2017, renewable power generation for 2008-2016 and renewable energy balances for about 120 countries and areas for 2015 and 2016. Further, it features statistics on investments in renewable energy compiled from the OECD-DAC database and 20 major multi-lateral, bilateral and national development financial institutions, presented for the period 2009-2016.