The handbook compiles information from multiple sources on the major barriers confronting the deployment of renewable energy and distributed generation, cogeneration and combined heat and power (alternative energy) projects into one document.
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This database provides publications, case studies, tools, general discussions, and other resources focusing on a wide variety of technologies. Users may search technologies by name, sector, and the service that featured technologies provide.
This website provides access to a collection of webcasts and podcasts presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Local Climate and Energy Program.
This website links to the presentations of various stakeholders in the Indian wind and biomass industries during a one day seminar on policy incentives for wind and biomass power generation, including small scale distributed generation in rural areas.
This article discusses design and engineering considerations for microgrids, including building codes, power quality and reliability, regulatory environments, and economics.
This special edition of the Sustainable Energy Regulation Network (SERN) Policy and Regulatory Review outlines the legislation, policies, and roles of institutions related to renewable energy and energy efficiency in India, at both the central government and state levels.
This document provides an analysis of the energy situation in West Africa as well as the region’s needs and options for energy development in the near future. The authors run the IRENA energy planning tool under four different scenarios and share their results.
This publication reports on a case study performed to bring metered electrical services to a slum in Brazil. The authors report on the entire process, results, performance, and lessons in sustainability and ability to reproduce viable results.
In this webinar, panelists examined best practices and the potential for long-term sustainability of micro-grids in several geographic contexts, including micro-grid initiatives and projects underway in Asia and Africa.
This book is a “unified, consistent and comprehensive treatment of the theories and practicalities of regulation in modern power-supply systems,” according to the publisher.