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  1. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Handbook for Drafting Laws on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Resources

    This handbook is designed to be a user-friendly guide rather than a technical compendium or comprehensive collection of relevant legislation. The focus is on national legislation, but the report encompasses national constitutional provisions, regulations ...

    United Nations

    January 2007

  2. Best Practices for Sustainable Development of Micro Hydro Power in Developing Countries

    In this report, data shows that in certain circumstances, micro hydro power can be more appropriate and profitable than other energy supply options. Also, this report identifies and describes many funding models, including revolving funds; combinations of ...

    United Kingdom Department for International Development

    March 2000

  3. Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Development

    This paper: 1) reviews international commitments to RET use and rural development and examines the link connecting RETs with rural development; 2) looks at RET options and potential benefits and deployment challenges; 3) investigates, using a number of ca ...

    United Nations

    August 2011

  4. The Energy Access Situation in Developing Countries: A Review Focusing on the Least Developed Countries and Sub-Saharan Africa

    In this report, the authors look at modern energy services in developing countries. The primary purpose of this document is to quantify and report the statistics related to energy use, energy poverty and the health impacts of energy in developing countrie ...

    United Nations

    August 2011

  5. Strengthening Public-Private Partnerships to Accelerate Global Electricity Technology Deployment

    This report reviews different policy mechanisms that can strengthen public-private partnerships (PPP)s. The goal of this report is to identify the best PPPs that support the global deployment of low and zero-emitting electricity technologies and identify ...

    United Nations

    August 2011

  6. Hybrid Mini-Grids For Rural Electrification: Lessons Learned

    This report identifies the best practices for mini-grid implementation by looking at things like power purchase agreements; operation and maintenance costs; and regulatory framework and business, economic and social factors. This document primarily looks ...

    Alliance for Rural Electrification

    August 2011

  7. Comparative Study on Rural Electrification Policies in Emerging Economies: Keys to Successful Policies

    This report analyses the rural electrification policies of Brazil, China, South Africa and India to help guide policymakers in developing an effective rural electrification plan. The document outlines the different paths that each country took to achieve ...

    International Energy Agency

    March 2010

  8. Opportunities and Challenges for Carbon Capture and Sequestration

    This policy brief outlines high-level issues related to the deployment of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). It broadly introduces some key challenges that must be addressed for wide-scale deployment of CCS. Selected challenges facing the technology ...

    World Resources Institute

    October 2007

  9. Access to Energy for the Poor: An Asia-Pacific Regional Initiative

    This concept paper addresses the creation of a regional initiative to address challenges of energy access for the poor. The initiative focuses on enhancing financing mechanisms, replicating successes in energy lending, sharing best practices, and promotin ...

    Asian Development Bank

    September 2008

  10. Final Report on Design and Implementation of New Financing Mechanisms and Instruments for Promotion of Solar Water Heating Systems in India

    This report supports the use of financial assistance to promote the solar water heater sector in India. The report examines existing financing mechanisms and instruments implemented in India and other countries, the financing needs and to design the new f ...

    India Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

    March 2010