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This paper: 1) reviews international commitments to RET use and rural development and examines the link connecting RETs with rural development; 2) looks at RET options and potential benefits and deployment challenges; 3) investigates, using a number of case studies, how RET have been used to pro

Source: United Nations
Date: August 2011

This report suggests that microgrid technologies can play an important role in less developed countries, in addition to highly developed ones.

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

This database provides energy information for countries throughout the world, including Africa; the Baltic States, Central Europe, and Eastern Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; the Middle East; Russia and FSU; South Asia; South East Asia; and the Pacific Region.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)

This tool provides public access to current data about bus rapid transit systems around the world, including data for the design, performance, and cost of these systems. The database can be filtered by location or indicator..

Source: World Resources Institute
Date: April 2012

The paper reviews reports on an analysis of smart appliances and reviews different types of appliance “smartness.” It reviews smart appliance standardisation in Japan, the United States, Europe, Australia and China, and the development of relevant standards by the International Electrotechnical

Source: CLASP
Date: February 2014

This report describes the state-of-play of technology in the ocean energy sector, and it monitors the evolution of the technology in industry and markets in Europe.

Source: Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Date: January 2015

Energy retrofits of existing buildings, specifically owner-occupied homes, is an understudied subject with large potential interest from both policy and practitioner perspectives.

Source: Building Research & Information, Danish Building Research Institute
Date: May 2014

This report reviews the year 2015 and focuses on five “high impact opportunity” object areas.

Source: Sustainable Energy for All
Date: December 2015

According to this report, the greatest efficiency gains have been led by policy and the greatest untapped potential lie where policy is absent or inadequate. It focuses on progress made in China. The report demonstrates the central role of policy in driving energy efficiency.

Source: International Energy Agency (iea)

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