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This presentation provides an overview of the commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, which may be used by local governments in the United States to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements.
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The authors of this report recommend various measures to support large-scale deployment of renewables in Mauritania, including developing a national policy on renewable energy; updating the electricity code and associated implementing decrees; creating the institutional and regulatory framework t
This report—which is based on a country-by-country assessment of supply, demand, renewable energy potential and technology prospects—recommends 14 actions to accelerate the Africa’s renewable energy uptake in Africa.
This report focuses on the role that national policy makers will play in this transformation of power grids towards heavy reliance on renewable energy sources.
This report describes how subsidized electricity has incentivized groundwater extraction in Haryana, India. The authors identify agricultural subsidies in general and then quantify the major irrigation, fertilizer and agricultural electricity subsidies.
This recorded webinar examines the Readiness for Investment in Sustainable Energy (RISE) project, which provides indicators for assessing the legal and regulatory landscape for investment in sustainable energy.
This report discusses the relationship between fossil-fuel subsidies and gender in India. Subsidy reform in cooking, lighting, pumping and transport fuels is needed to increase access to sustainable energy and help empower women.
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.