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RE100 regularly publishes research reports on the global transition to zero carbon grids, and Annual Disclosure Reports on the RE100 membership. Read our latest publications using the links below.

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Financing the Energy Transition: How Governments Can Maximise Corporate Investment

Published in December 2023, this report looks at common policy barriers that are hampering the rollout of renewables in some of the world’s biggest economies. The report, which focuses on Argentina, China, Japan, Indonesia, India, Mexico, South Korea and South Africa, provides recommendations that would break down these barriers, enabling countries to seize the economic opportunities of the energy transition and speed up the race to net zero.

Publications by year

2024

Japan's Energy Security Opportunity

Our infographic looks at the risks of Japan's current energy make-up, how fossil fuels are jeopardising its energy security and what renewables could deliver for the country. Available in both English & Japanese. 

Annual Disclosure Report

Our 2023 Annual Disclosure Report highlights the latest data from our members, the most challenging geographies in which they operate, how they're sourcing their electricity and where our biggest new members are coming from. 

2023

Mythbusting renewable electricity

There's a lot of disinformation around renewable electricity and its role in our net zero future. This infographic looks at just some of the myths out there and show how they are wrong.

Driving renewables in a time of change

Our 2022 Annual Disclosure Report shows how RE100 members have continued to deliver on their renewable electricity procurement, despite the energy crisis and persistent barriers in many developing electricity markets. 

2022

Stepping Up: RE100 gathers speed in challenging markets

Our 2021 Annual Disclosure Report, this paper shines a spotlight on the data behind the RE100 initiative, holding it and its members to account by showing how they are putting their commitments into action.

Ambition on renewables in the G20

This report looks into the relationship between high electricity consuming countries in the G20, and the pace of progress in renewable electricity deployment, corporate procurement and investment opportunities.

Taiwan Energy Market Briefing: Net-Zero Plan and Aggregated PPAs

This report provides an updated market briefing for the Taiwanese energy market for 2022 and beyond. Corporate demand for renewables continues to grow but policy and regulatory challenges remain. RE100 members are making progress toward their decarbonisation goals and are pushing for more innovative procurement solutions, such as aggregated purchase power agreements (APPAs).

India: The role of increasing corporate renewable electricity (RE) demand & high potential RE sourcing options

These three reports emphasise the role of commercial & industrial (C&I) consumers in the uptake of RE in India. They delve into the necessary enabling environment to support Indian companies to achieve 100% RE and become RE100 members. 

2021

Growing renewable power: Companies seizing leadership opportunities

Our 2020 Annual Disclosure Report, this paper shows corporate demand for renewable power continuing to grow despite 2020’s challenges.
 

2020

Going 100% renewable: how committed companies are demanding a faster market response

Our 2019 Annual Disclosure Report, a breakdown of the data is available in annex 1 and annex 2. Leading corporations are increasingly using their purchasing power and influence to transform electricity systems at scale. 

Meeting demand with supply: renewable energy market briefing Taiwan

This market briefing shows how the Taiwanese authorities can help to realise the full potential of Taiwan to become a clean energy centre in Asia-Pacific, ensuring that growing corporate demand for renewable electricity is met with supply.

Green Electricity Certificate (GECs) of China

This paper provides an overview of the Chinese GEC system and reviews the compliance of GECs with RE100 criteria.

Renewable Energy Market Briefing: Japan

This briefing sets out the current renewable electricity options for companies operating in Japan, including on-site generation, green contracts and energy attribute certificates. It also presents recommendations for policy makers that will accelerate market change and further increase the generation and consumption of renewable electricity in Japan. Download the briefing in Japanese here

Business leadership in the transition to renewable electricity

Our leadership paper provides a provides a framework for companies wanting to demonstrate leadership switching to 100% renewable electricity. It also presents a series of case studies to show the different forms that leadership can take.

2019

Moving to truly global impact: Influencing renewable electricity markets

Our 2018 Annual Disclosure Report, a breakdown of the data is available in annex 1 and annex 2. 2018 will be remembered as the year scientists gave their starkest warning yet on the impacts of 1.5°C global warming. But it was also the year the corporate movement for renewable electricity started to go truly global.

Going 100%: How landlords hold the key to corporate renewable energy targets

This edie report, developed in partnership with RE100 and the Big Clean Switch, sheds light on the relationship between landlords and tenants in terms of renewable energy.

2018

Making Business Sense: How RE100 companies have an edge on their peers

This report, produced in partnership with Capgemini, explores the business case for switching to renewable electricity. 

2017

Going Beyond: A guide to integrating renewable electricity into your supply chain

This paper provides insights for companies who are starting to implement a renewable electricity programme throughout their supply chain. It uses the experience of Apple, BT and IKEA Range & Supply to demonstrate the challenges they face and how they are addressing them.