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This report analyses the rural electrification policies of Brazil, China, South Africa and India to help guide policymakers in developing an effective rural electrification plan. The document outlines the different paths that each country took to achieve their goals of rural electrification.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: March 2010

This paper provides a global overview of past market experience, existing applications and results of policies and programs for renewable energy.

Source: Annual Review of Energy and the Environment
Date: January 2002

This website provides information about and publications from the Global Village Energy Partnership. Established at the 2002 World Summit for Sustainable Development, this non-profit organization works with local businesses in developing countries to increase access to modern energy.

Source: Global Village Energy Partnership

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 document includes four technical research reports and one policy research report: Study on Wind Power Development; Study on Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development; Study on Solar Thermal Application and Development; Study on Small Hydro Power Development; Study on the Incentive Policies and Ex

Source: Chinese Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, The World Bank
Date: June 2005

This website highlights the activities of the United Nations Environment Programme Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics in promoting public and private sector finance of clean energy.

Source: United Nations

This webinar covers (1) energy access and links to development, end-user finance for modern energy, productive uses for energy to support economic development, and enabling environments for project development and investment in clean energy, (2) approaches to investing services and capital in sm

Source: Clean Energy Solutions Center
Date: June 2012

This case study on Bangladesh's transition to a low carbon economy highlights the routes in which a low carbon economy might be achieved in this growing nation.

Source: Imeperial College, London
Date: January 2011

This study offers one of the first perspectives on the job-creation role of rural energy access. The authors find that there is significant potential for job creation due to rural energy access initiatives, especially small-scale renewables.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency
Date: June 2012

This paper offers a commercial solution to the energy access challenge. According to the authors, a significant proportion of the estimated 1.3 billion people (about 300 million households) around the world living without access to basic levels of modern energy services can be reached by 2030.

Date: June 2014