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This resource is an interactive database that enables users to view energy efficiency policies for individual states.

Source: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

PVWatts is a web-based tool that calculates electrical energy production and cost savings of grid-connected photovoltaic energy systems.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory

This online database and interactive map for global offshore wind development contains details on over 900 wind farms in 36 countries. The 4C Offshore Interactive Map provides an interactive map-based view of wind farm data, as well as wind farm-related news and career information.

Source: 4COffshore

The Wind Integration Datasets provide energy professionals with a consistent set of wind profiles for eastern and western states. Both datasets provide 10-minute time-series wind data for 2004, 2005, and 2006.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: September 2010

In this report, the International Energy Agency's Coal Industry Advisory Board (CIAB) provides a set of case studies to illustrate the progress made towards developing sustainable practices by both coal-producing and coal-using industries, best practices, and examples of sustainable coal use.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: January 2006

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

This guide explores several of the most promising financing mechanisms that can be integrated into renewable portfolio standard (RPS) programs: solar-specific provisions, feed-in tariffs, and market-based auctions.

Source: CleanEnergy States Alliance
Date: March 2010

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

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 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