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This paper offers a primer for local governments interested in investigating whether renewable energy development may be the right choice for brownfields in their communities.

Source: National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals
Date: January 2012

This report assesses changes in the European Commission energy labeling scheme through focus groups and reporting. The authors predict what effects the changes might have and suggest how to improve awareness and comprehension of the changes.

Source: Navigant Consulting, Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program
Date: May 2013

This publication examines many aspects of renewable energy in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Many authors contributed to these in-depth examinations from many different viewpoints.

Source: ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), Canary Island Institute of Technology, Casa Africa
Date: January 2012

This report examines the role of information and communications technology (ICT) in smart grids and climate change mitigation.

Source: International Telecommunications Union
Date: December 2012

This recorded webinar explores the energy access situation in Haiti and efforts underway to increase access there.

Source: Clean Energy Solutions Center, United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network
Date: January 2014

This briefing on investing in SE4All outlines the potential for large returns with resourceful investing and helpful policies. The market, barriers and challenges, investors and instruments, business models, the role of governments and donors, and next steps are the focal points covered.

Source: International Institute for Environment and Development
Date: May 2013

This report offers best practices for overcoming several of the more common barriers to renewables deployment. Though they are not all-inclusive, the case studies illustrate situations that are prevalent around the world. Through their analysis, the authors offer keys to deployment.

Source: International Energy Agency-Renewable Energy Technology Deployment
Date: July 2013

The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), in collaboration with the Advisory Services of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), carried out a comprehensive training program on renewable energy for World Bank Group staff in 2012.

Source: Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, The World Bank, International Finance Corporation
Date: June 2012

This report, as the 12th of its kind, gives a comprehensive overview of the state of renewable energy deployment throughout the European Commission. Technological advancements, deployment numbers, and socioeconomic factors are discussed within the context of each renewable energy technology.

Source: EurObserv'ER
Date: February 2013

This article in the the ICER Chronicle details a novel approach to a distributed solar tariff, called the “Value of Solar” tariff (“VOST”), which addresses important utility and customer issues, and offers some significant improvements over traditional net metering approaches.

Source: International Confederation of Energy Regulators
Date: December 2013