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This paper introduces stakeholders to the concept of a clean energy standard (CES), explains how a CES works, describes the benefits that a CES can deliver, and explores federal and subnational options for CES policies.

Source: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Date: November 2011

The authors of this report review advances in energy efficiency legislation and how it has played out in the market through the year 2011. The report follows 25 energy efficiency policy recommendations made in prior years by the International Energy Agency.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: April 2012

Drawing from international experience and lessons, this paper focuses on wind-specific good practices for renewable electricity standards, feed-in tariffs, interconnection standards, net metering, financial incentives, and approaches to enable private finance.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Date: May 2015

This report examines the worldwide market for energy efficiency and provides energy efficiency market snapshots that review important drivers and developments in selected international energy agency (iea) countries.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: January 2015

This report highlights the many factors that have affected energy efficiency progress in 85 countries, representing more than 90% of global consumption.

Source: World Energy Council, ADEME
Date: September 2013

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 journal article brings together 50 “new-governance” instruments to understand better new governance for low-carbon buildings and what may be expected from it. The authors find that new-governance instruments fall short in exactly the same areas as do traditional instruments.

Source: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group
Date: April 2016

This publication examines the sectors, technologies and policy measures that will be central in the transition to a low-carbon energy system.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: November 2016

This report discusses the value of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies for developing countries and identifies financial approaches for CCS demonstration. It also addresses a major barrier of CCS development: high-capital cost and energy penalties.

Source: Asian Development Bank; Global CCS Institute
Date: April 2011

This report aims to provide insight to policymakers, building owners, and other market actors regarding the ways in which new and innovative business models and policy measures can stimulate the deployment of renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency measures in the built environment.

Source: International Energy Agency, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands
Date: November 2011