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  1. 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

  2. Publicly Backed Guarantees as Policy Instruments to Promote Clean Energy

    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 ...

    United Nations

    January 2010

  3. Assessing Policy Options for Increasing the Use of Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development: Modelling Energy Scenarios for Ghana

    This report compares the potential and cost of three national policies (renewable energy quota or REQ, public benefit fund, and clean development mechanism) to address accessibility, affordability, and import dependence issues in Ghana. Energy models foun ...

    United Nations

    May 2006

  4. Rural Electrification with Renewable Technologies: Quality Standards and Business Models

    This report summarizes the off-grid renewable energy solutions available to rural entities. Through case studies, it provides background on off-grid technology, discusses the advantages and challenges of using renewable energy, offers insight into quality ...

    Alliance for Rural Electricification

    June 2011

  5. Access to Clean Energy: A Glimpse of Off-Grid Projects in India

    This report presents a collection of case studies on successful off-grid projects implemented throughout India, including gasifier, biogas, biofuel, cook stove, solar photovoltaic, solar thermal, and watermill projects. Access to Clean Energy: A Glimpse o ...

    Government of India

    October 2011

  6. Clean Energy Applications in Asia and the Pacific

    This report presents 12 practical applications of clean energy projects in Asian countries, including solar, wind, small hydropower, and biomass projects. For each application, the report briefly describes the specific project, lessons learned, barriers t ...

    Asian Development Bank

    November 2006

  7. Final Report on Renewable Energy Technologies in Argentina

    This report analyzes the energy needs and capacity of Argentina's renewable energy sector, including current initiatives such as solar water pumping and biofuel programs. Seven case studies representing various climates and populations in Argentina a ...

    Fundacion Bariloche

    December 2005

  8. Making Sustainable Biofuels Work for Smallholder Farmers and Rural Households: Issues and Perspectives

    This report summarizes the main risks and opportunities that can arise from liquid biofuel production and use in developing countries. Opportunities include rural development potential, increased energy access, and improved energy security. The paper offe ...

    Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

    January 2009

  9. Bringing Small Scale Finance to the Poor for Modern Energy Services: What is the Role of Government?

    This report examines the gap between access to modern energy and small-scale finance, and it focuses on the role of governments in bridging the gap. The report highlights the experiences of Burkina Faso, Kenya, Nepal, and Tanzania, and it recommends prior ...

    United Nations

    August 2009

  10. Small-Scale Bioenergy Initiatives: Brief Description and Preliminary Lessons on Livelihood Impacts from Case Studies in Asia, Latin America and Africa

    This report focuses on the impacts that different types of local level bioenergy initiatives—including bioresources, bioresidues, and biofuels—can have on rural livelihoods in different contexts in the developing world. The report is based on a series of ...

    United Nations

    January 2009