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The U.K. National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) is based on a template set by the European Commission, which asks for the trajectory and measures that will enable the United Kingdom to reach its target for 15 per cent of energy consumption in 2020 to be from renewable sources.

Source: United Kingdom Department of Energy and Climate Change
Date: January 2009

This report is produced yearly by the European Commission in order to provide: 1) a concise and authoritative assessment of a portfolio of low-carbon energy technologies currently in place in the European Commission; 2) their current and estimated future market penetration and the barriers to th

Source: European Commission Joint Research Centre Institute for Energy and Transport
Date: January 2011

This report provides an in depth look at the European Electricity Grid Initiative (EEGI), which is part of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (Set -Plan).

Source: European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity, European Distribution System Operators for Smart Grids
Date: May 2010

This article outlines the ongoing microgrid research, development, and demonstration efforts currently in progress in Europe, the United States, Japan, and Canada as they have been presented in a series of microgrid symposiums started in Berkeley, California, on 17 June 2005, followed by a secon

Source: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power & Energy Magazine
Date: August 2007

This document includes four technical research reports and one policy research report: Study on Wind Power Development; Study on Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development; Study on Solar Thermal Application and Development; Study on Small Hydro Power Development; Study on the Incentive Policies and Ex

Source: Chinese Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, The World Bank
Date: June 2005

This report reviews experiences with renewable portfolio standards, feed-in tariffs, and tendering policies in the United States and European Union and analyzes their advantages and disadvantages. The report concludes with potential application of these policy options in China.

Source: Center for Resource Solutions
Date: June 2002

This report provides an analysis of the global wind power industry.

Source: Energy Business Reports
Date: September 2011

This presentation introduces the international practice and experience of developing solar projects in cities. The presentation first describes the role of cities in supporting solar and summarizes U.S. Solar America Cities Program and model U.S. cities and projects.

Source: The China Sustainable Energy Program, Center for Resource Solutions
Date: May 2011

The National Energy Administration hosted a workshop on to solicit comments from key government agencies and enterprises on the draft Renewable Energy Quota System management methods.

Source: China Sustainable Energy Program
Date: January 2011

This resource describes the technological basics of hydropower, identifies the impacts of converting energy through small hydropower plants and discusses measures that can be taken to minimize and compensate impacts. Examples of small hydropower plants in Europe are provided.

Source: European Small Hydropower Association
Date: October 2011