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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 study examines building-sector policy for solar water heating systems in four states in India. It includes 14 international case studies.

Source: India Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, CTRAN Consulting
Date: March 2010

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 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 report for Vietnam provides an overview of the country's energy market outlook, potential for biofuel production, prioritization, biofuel business options, and policy, regulatory, and institutional support structure.

Source: Asian Development Bank
Date: January 2009

This report presents findings from a research study looking at the opportunities that carbon offset projects offer for poor rural communities.

Source: Overseas Development Institute
Date: May 2010

The India Climate Portal is the country's first dedicated site on climate change, bringing daily news, views, action, and resources. It is meant to raise awareness, promote information exchange, and foster networking and partnership in the search for solutions to climate change.

Source: Center for Social Markets
Date: June 2009

This study underscores how improved access to rural energy services can create multiple benefits for rural life, from income and labor productivity to education and women's health.

Source: World Bank
Date: March 2010

The main purpose of this study is to determine the market potential for photovoltaic (PV) systems in remote areas of China, especially in villages without access to grid electricity.

Source: World Bank
Date: December 2000

Small, modular biomass gasifiers are an emerging technology for enhancing the economic productivity of small agricultural-based communities, especially when combined with the “multi-function platform” concept.

Source: World Bank