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This report identifies the main risks and barriers limiting investment. It also supplies a toolkit for policy makers, public and private investors, and public finance institutions to scale up their investments in renewable energy.

Source: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

This database describes energy efficiency policies and measures in about 90 countries. Information was collected with surveys in about 50 countries and literature reviews in the remaining, which included national energy efficiency plans and other maintained databases.

Source: World Energy Council
Date: April 2015

This guide is intended to present, in a practical and comprehensive manner, basic smart city concepts and principles, as well as the elements necessary for the formation of smart cities.

Source: Inter-American Development Bank
Date: July 2016

The International Geothermal Association (IGA), founded in 1988, is a scientific, educational and cultural organization. As of 2016, the IGA has more than 5,000 members in over 65 countries.

Source: International Geothermal Association

This report examines the complex process of transforming power systems. It offers evidence for power system transformation by providing a collection of empirical examples of the types of innovations that are emerging worldwide.

Source: 21st Century Power Partnership
Date: May 2015

This publication provides an overview of the activities and recent accomplishments of technology collaboration programmes (TCPs). The 39 TCPs in operation involve about 6,000 experts from government, industry and research organizations in 51 countries.

Source: International Energy Agency: Energy Technology Network
Date: January 2016

This white paper is part of Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2014.

Source: International Union for Conservation of Nature & USAID
Date: November 2014

This handbook is designed to be a user-friendly guide rather than a technical compendium or comprehensive collection of relevant legislation. The focus is on national legislation, but the report encompasses national constitutional provisions, regulations and state and local laws.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2007

The report provides policy information on the assessment of the environmental and social costs and benefits of biofuels. It examines concerns of critical developments and reviews the options for a more sustainable use of biomass and measures to increase resource productivity.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2009

The authors of this paper argue that the breakdown in conventional policy labels represents an important shift in renewable electricity policy, one that policymakers, analysts, government officials and investors around the world need to better understand.

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