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This report details the need for energy efficiency interventions, models for energy efficiency investments suitable for the institutional environment, identifying and developing investment projects, and effectively delivering financing. Detailed global ca ...
This report summarizes the experience of public financing agencies and relevant lessons learned regarding the use of publicly backed guarantees (PBGs) to build clean energy markets. A PBG is a contractual obligation by which a government (institution), ag ...
Small Wind Turbines: Global Market Size, Analysis by Power Range, Regulations and Competitive Landscape to 2020
This report analyzes the technology, key drivers, restraints, and market trends in the global small wind turbine (less than 100 kilowatts) market. The cost analysis of major turbine manufacturers in the global wind market is included, as are data on the p ...
Energy Business Reports
This document provides 25 best practices and policy recommendations for energy efficiency in different sectors, including buildings, appliances, lighting, transport, industry, utilities. One recommendation is that governments should develop and implement ...
International Energy Agency
Barriers to Energy Efficiency Improvement: Empirical Evidence from Small- and Medium Sized Enterprises in China
This paper analyzes barriers for energy efficiency investments in China based on a survey of 480 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Zhejiang province. More than 40% of enterprises in the sample indicated that they were unaware of energy saving equipme ...
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Barriers to Energy Efficiency in Small Industry Clusters: Multi-Criteria-Based Prioritization Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process
This paper identifies barriers to energy efficiency in energy-intensive, small-scale industry (SSI) clusters in India. The field data from the foundry cluster in Belgaum and the brick and tile cluster in Karnataka are reviewed. Barriers are prioritized ba ...
This document summarizes a project to implement energy efficiency measures and build capacity for energy management in 12 small and medium enterprises in Zimbabwe. Technology upgrades, environmental benefits, partners, and lessons learned are discussed. O ...
Businesses in 12 European countries were surveyed to identify characteristics that enable small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to improve energy efficiency or prevent them from doing so. The main findings, as presented in this report, include lack of energ ...
This report summarizes the results of energy efficiency surveys undertaken by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Ukraine, and Russia. The report discusses how small and large industrial enterprises in the ...
The World Bank
This presentation of a United Nations Environment Programme workshop outlines the potential benefits, components, and ways of financing energy efficiency projects, specifically in the context of small and medium enterprises in India. It provides general b ...