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This factsheet outlines how electricity supply options (renewable vs. traditional) can be appropriately compared. It is the first in a series of three tools to help break down these analyses for greater clarity and precision in weighing the cost effectiveness of renewable energy options.

Source: World Resources Institute
Date: November 2014

This report examines cost reduction and technology improvement trends for a suite of renewable energy generation options, and it illuminates other factors that may influence their deployment through 2025.

Source: Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA)
Date: February 2015

This report describes the range of choices available in renewable energy auctions and makes recommendations to facilitate optimal decision-making. The authors focus on challenges that need to be addressed and the alternatives that may be considered for each auction design element.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: January 2015

This report describes how energy has become the central theme in discussions on alleviating poverty, promoting economic development and improving the quality of life of people.

Source: Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
Date: July 2015

This report describes how cities, with their urban driving patterns, high concentration of vehicles and dense infrastructure are keys to the development of robust electric vehicle markets.

Source: International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)
Date: July 2015

This handbook is intended to provide governments, utilities, investors and other interested stakeholders with a guide to understand (1) the power market and contractual framework of a power purchase agreement (PPA) that operates in that market, (2) the considerations involved in securing financi

Source: Power Africa, African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP)
Date: November 2014

The speakers in this webinar showcased financing models and capacity building efforts tailored to clean energy in island settings.

Source: Clean Energy Solutions Center, United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: March 2015

This study examines the feasibility of maintaining reliable electric service with the expected level of intermittent renewable resources associated with California's 20% renewable portfolio standard.

Source: California Independent System Operator (ISO)
Date: November 2007

This report analyses the nature of variable renewable energy and the resulting challenges associated with integrating variable renewable energy technologies into a power system. It highlights the importance of increased flexibility when integrating high levels of variable renewable energy.

Source: World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)
Date: February 2015

As distributed energy resource technologies proliferate on the grid, resulting changes to the grid will make it more efficient and reliable, and will provide end users with the opportunity to more proactively use energy and reduce the cost of services.

Source: Det Norkse Veritas (DNV)
Date: January 2013