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This recorded webinar focuses on the findings of REN21's flagship report, the Renewables 2015 Global Status Report as they relate to distributed renewable energy. The webinar begins with an overview of the report and then considers the status of distributed energy in sub-Saharan Africa.

Source: Clean Energy Solutions Center, Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)
Date: September 2015

This report examines U.S. curtailment practices regarding wind and solar generation, with an emphasis on utilities in the Western U.S. states.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Date: March 2014

This report describes how the growing global energy demand is leading to an even more growing need for low-carbon technologies.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA)
Date: May 2015

This fact sheet outlines how electricity supply options (renewable vs. traditional), specifically utility-scale renewable energy systems, can be appropriately compared.

Source: World Resources Institute
Date: February 2015

This authors of this report aims to comprehensively assess the spectrum of flexibility resources and options available to help enable increased penetration of variable generation in power system.

Source: ECOFYS
Date: March 2014

This paper provides an overview of flexibility challenges for power system, and the authors discuss approaches to both assessing and providing additional flexibility in power systems.

Source: IEEE Power & Energy Magazine
Date: December 2013

This paper summarizes emerging analytic frameworks to measure and communicate operational flexibility at various levels of complexity, and the authors address some key concerns and misperceptions of the term.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: May 2014

This paper explores the debate whether China is a global leader on clean energy technologies and transformation or the largest source of emissions with serious, systemic local environmental degradation by the international community.

Source: Center for Strategic & International Studies
Date: September 2011

This report analyzes a wide range of technologies and investment perspectives in three different locations in Indonesia: Lamandau, Sabu and Sumba.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Winrock International
Date: June 2015

Although Africa has enormous energy resources, more than half of the continent’s population does not have any access to electricity and generation is often unable to meet the demand of those who do. Growth and poverty reduction will be constrained if this deficit continues.

Source: New Climate Economy, Background paper for Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities
Date: January 2015