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This directory is an online database of lenders and investors that actively provide finance to the sustainable energy sector worldwide. The directory can help renewable energy and energy efficiency project developers and entrepreneurs identify sources of potential capital easily and quickly.

Source: Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy, United Nations

This report identifies five obstacles to institutional investor engagement in low carbon growth in developing countries and proposes a package of public finance investments to address this.

Source: United Nations
Date: October 2009

This report addresses investment trends in sustainable energy by technology and by region, status of research and development efforts, flows of venture capital and private equity, and investment in developing countries in Asia, Latin America, and Africa.

Source: United Nations, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Date: January 2010

This report explores how energy service companies (ESCOs) may be incorporated into a model for the introduction of energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives in poor communities on a large scale, using South Africa as an example.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership
Date: January 2007

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 analyses the economic impact of Colorado’s first 1,000 MW of wind energy development and not only provides a summary of jobs, land lease payments, and other revenue, but also provides a sense of the economic development opportunities associated with other new wind project scenarios i

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: January 2009

This presentation includes maps for solar, geothermal, wind, biomass, and hydropower resources in Russia. It also addresses polices, investments, and barriers to development.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: June 2007

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Finance Initiative is a global partnership between UNEP and the global financial sector to develop linkages between sustainabiliy and financial performance.

Source: United Nations

This study reviews the technology status for the production of renewable transport fuels (RTFs), discusses the possible progression in technologies required for the production of increasing quantities and different types of RTFs, and analyses the costs of the different RTF options and their pote

Source: United Kingdom Department of Trade and Industry, Imperial College of London
Date: January 2003

This report explains for international regulators the role of renewable energy in the regulatory framework.

Source: USAID, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
Date: January 2011