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This report examines cost reduction and technology improvement trends for a suite of renewable energy generation options, and it illuminates other factors that may influence their deployment through 2025.

Source: Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA)
Date: February 2015

This report describes the range of choices available in renewable energy auctions and makes recommendations to facilitate optimal decision-making. The authors focus on challenges that need to be addressed and the alternatives that may be considered for each auction design element.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: January 2015

This report explains how the need for lighting products in places like Africa remains critical, as a large portion of households still have no access to electrical services.

Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date: January 2015

This report describes how energy has become the central theme in discussions on alleviating poverty, promoting economic development and improving the quality of life of people.

Source: Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
Date: July 2015

This report describes how cities, with their urban driving patterns, high concentration of vehicles and dense infrastructure are keys to the development of robust electric vehicle markets.

Source: International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)
Date: July 2015

This report describes how India is at the cusp of accelerating its economic growth, and industrial growth and improvements in agricultural productivity, though requiring electricity to propel production, are critical for creating jobs.

Source: Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
Date: January 2015

This report describes the challenges of conducting wind integration studies. The lack of reliable and comparable knowledge about the effects of integrating wind generation can limit large-scale development of wind power, due to uncertainties about its impact, according to the authors.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA)
Date: September 2015

This journal article brings together 50 “new-governance” instruments to understand better new governance for low-carbon buildings and what may be expected from it. The authors find that new-governance instruments fall short in exactly the same areas as do traditional instruments.

Source: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group
Date: April 2016

According to the authors, this report reveals the major potential for societies to raise economic performance and extend significant environmental and social benefits through improved energy productivity.

Source: ECOFYS, The Lisbon Council, Qunitel Intelligence
Date: February 2015

The authors of this study analyse the California electric vehicle market in 2015 to discern best-practice policy and promotion activities that might be emulated elsewhere.

Source: The International Council on Clean Transportation
Date: September 2016