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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 explains how the need for lighting products in places like Africa remains critical, as a large portion of households still have no access to electrical services.

Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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 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 webinar is part of the broader work that the UN Foundation is undertaking on energy access and as part of the Clean Energy Mini-grids High Impact Opportunity (HIO) area within the UN and the World Bank’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative.

Source: United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, Clean Energy Solutions Center

This report is intended to support policymakers who want to accelerate energy access by engaging private-sector participants in developing countries or regions.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Date: September 2015

The Biomass Energy Strategy (BEST) initiative aims to build awareness of biomass as Africa's main source of primary energy and to highlight its relevance to poverty alleviation efforts, especially among decision-makers at policy level.

Source: EU Energy Initiative: Partnership Dialogue Facility (EUEI PDF), Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Date: March 2011

According to the authors, this report reveals the major potential for societies to raise economic performance and extend significant environmental and social benefits through improved energy productivity.

Source: ECOFYS, The Lisbon Council, Qunitel Intelligence
Date: February 2015

This paper assesses the effectiveness of the Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program based on data obtained from 1,300 facilities covered by the programme and surveys of facility owners from the first compliance phase of the programme.

Source: Routlege Taylor & Francis Group
Date: May 2016