The speakers in this webinar showcased financing models and capacity building efforts tailored to clean energy in island settings.
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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.
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.
This report examines how ten countries have switched, or are planning to switch, from traditional fuels such as wood, coal, charcoal, animal waste and kerosene, to LPG as a cooking fuel.
This website contains information on more than 800 clean energy policies around the world. It is searchable by policy name, geography, mechanism and status with subsector impacts noted per policy.
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.
This report assesses the need for energy services in least-developed countries, developing countries, emerging economies, and developed countries, as well as barriers and classes of policies to address them. Examples of forward looking policies in developing countries are presented.
This website features links to United Nations Development Programme case studies and publications on how energy can be used to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, which is one of eight UN Millennium Development Goals for 2015.
The Integrated Model to Access the Global Environment (IMAGE) is an ecological-environmental framework that simulates the environmental consequences of human activities worldwide.
This interactive map provides profiles of social enterprises that are working to improve energy access among underserved populations and developing nations around the world.