Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

A Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) is a holistic assessment of conditions for renewable energy deployment in a country that helps create an enabling policy framework for attracting finance.

Implementation methodologies

The RRA methodology is designed to be globally applicable, but it is expected that it will be of particular relevance to developing countries looking to increase their deployment of renewable energy sources. To date, the RRA methodology and process has been tested in the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) and SADC (Southern African Development Community) regions of Africa.

For detailed information, Please redirect to the following website,

Renewables Readiness Assessments, IRENA

and also this publication: Country Case Study

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


IRENA Members and IRENA Signatories
Open to additional partners
Additional roll-out of three RRAs in Peru, Grenada, and Kiribati.
Develop RRAs for countries, upon request, and in cooperation with relevant stakeholders.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 7
Resources devoted to implementation
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Location: Peru, Grenada, Kiribati
Date of completion: 2014
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)

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