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The handbook compiles information from multiple sources on the major barriers confronting the deployment of renewable energy and distributed generation, cogeneration and combined heat and power (alternative energy) projects into one document.

Source: Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate, United States Energy Association
Date: February 2009

This report describes issues that should be considered during the financing stage of hydropower projects and offers suggestions and alternatives to aid in securing financing for small-scale hydropower projects.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: March 2000

This report provides information about the current use of electricity in rural areas and analyzes opportunities and challenges to rural electrification in developing countries as well as providing policy recommendations.

Source: Alliance for Rural Electrification

This report examines Kenya's potential to benefit from the Program on Scaling-Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP), operating under the framework of the Climate Investment Funds.

Source: Climate Investment Funds
Date: February 2011

This website provides access to a collection of webcasts and podcasts presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Local Climate and Energy Program.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency

This website links to the presentations of various stakeholders in the Indian wind and biomass industries during a one day seminar on policy incentives for wind and biomass power generation, including small scale distributed generation in rural areas.

Source: India Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
Date: December 2009

This article discusses design and engineering considerations for microgrids, including building codes, power quality and reliability, regulatory environments, and economics.

Source: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Date: May 2008

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) aims to promote clean energy and diversify the Asian and Pacific markets away from greenhouse gas-producing fossil fuels while benefiting the poor by cutting the cost of electricity and protecting the air, water, and soil quality.

Source: Asian Development Bank
Date: January 2010

This special edition of the Sustainable Energy Regulation Network (SERN) Policy and Regulatory Review outlines the legislation, policies, and roles of institutions related to renewable energy and energy efficiency in India, at both the central government and state levels.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
Date: October 2009

This paper argues for an "energy-poverty alleviation" fund to provide modern energy services to households without energy access. It also proposes an approach for creating such a fund, namely by introducing an incremental levy on petroleum.

Source: Energy Policy
Date: March 2004