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This webcast focuses on state and municipal revoloving loan funds (RLF), which are funds of capital used to provide loans for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements. The RLF is an effective tool for residential energy efficiency improvements.

Source: United States Department of Energy
Date: December 2009

This fact sheet describes a bond-power purchase agreement (PPA) hybrid financing model for solar photovoltaics (PV).

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: December 2011

This presentation provides an overview of the commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, which may be used by local governments in the United States to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements.

Source: United States Department of Energy

These interactive calculators were designed to educate consumers about the impacts of their personal energy use.

Source: Texas State Energy Conservation Office

This website provides access to multiple cost calculators to estimate energy and cost savings for energy-efficient products and appliances, including lighting, air conditioners, heat pumps, boilers, dishwashers, freezers, refrigerators, ovens, computers, printers, and faucets.

Source: United States Department of Energy

This study addresses photovoltaics (PV) distributed systems technology development; advanced distribution systems integration; system-level tests and demonstrations; technical and market analysis; resource assessment; and codes, standards, and regulatory implementation.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: April 2012

This website provides a series of best practices for communities participating in Minnesota's GreenStep Cities program. The recommendations come with a downloadable or online spreadsheet to track implementation as well as a categorization system for communities.

Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Date: June 2010

This report evaluates a series of case studies of public-private partnerships to determine the best practices for fostering the expansion of both on- and off-grid electricity access.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2011

This report examines venture capital as a clean energy financing tool with a specific analysis of the role of public sector-sponsored venture capital.

Source: SEF Alliance, United Nations, New Energy Finance, Oak Foundation
Date: January 2008

This report investigates whether transportation policies should include targets to reduce vehicle travel and encourage use of alternative modes, called mobility management objectives (MMO).

Source: Victoria Transport Policy Institute
Date: October 2011