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This report reviews four energy efficiency programs for low income households: (1) the Brazilian Electricity Public Benefits Fund, (2) the Programme for Biomass Energy Conservation (ProBEC) in Southern Africa, (3) the United Kingdom’s Fuel Poverty Strategy (especially the Warm Front Scheme) and

Source: World Energy Council, French Environment and Energy Management Agency
Date: July 2010

This handbook is intended for listing organizations, companies and institutions that are instrumental in the project development process.

Source: World Energy Council
Date: April 2004

This European Commission communication to the European Parliament and Council concludes that moving towards a low carbon economy needs new technology to be conceived, tested, and then deployed. Public and private investment in energy technology development has to increase substantially.

Source: Commission of the European Communities
Date: July 2009

This article outlines the ongoing microgrid research, development, and demonstration efforts currently in progress in Europe, the United States, Japan, and Canada as they have been presented in a series of microgrid symposiums started in Berkeley, California, on 17 June 2005, followed by a secon

Source: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power & Energy Magazine
Date: August 2007

This document includes four technical research reports and one policy research report: Study on Wind Power Development; Study on Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development; Study on Solar Thermal Application and Development; Study on Small Hydro Power Development; Study on the Incentive Policies and Ex

Source: Chinese Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, The World Bank
Date: June 2005

This resource describes the technological basics of hydropower, identifies the impacts of converting energy through small hydropower plants and discusses measures that can be taken to minimize and compensate impacts. Examples of small hydropower plants in Europe are provided.

Source: European Small Hydropower Association
Date: October 2011

This presentation addresses the Kythnos microgrid system, which provides energy to residential and commercial establishments on the island.

Source: Center for Renewable Energy Sources
Date: July 2010

This article discusses design and engineering considerations for microgrids, including building codes, power quality and reliability, regulatory environments, and economics.

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

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 study was developed for European Union (EU) policymakers to help them assesses the role electric vehicles may have on the passenger car and light commercial vehicle market.

Source: European Union, CE Delft, ICF International, Ecologic Institute
Date: April 2011