The main purpose of this study is to determine the market potential for photovoltaic (PV) systems in remote areas of China, especially in villages without access to grid electricity.
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This study offers one of the first perspectives on the job-creation role of rural energy access. The authors find that there is significant potential for job creation due to rural energy access initiatives, especially small-scale renewables.
This report assesses—at the micro level for the whole region—the distributional impact of raising energy tariffs to cost recovery levels and to simulate policy options to cushion these impacts.
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 paper explores the impending arrival of the solar-plus-battery as a fundamentally different "utility in a box." The report details scenarios in the U.S.
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 describes the energy context for Djibouti, which faces several critical challenges associated with energy generation, distribution and use. It explores enabling environments for renewables, details the opportunities to develop the renewables sector and recommends further action.
This report describes how the overall clean energy deployment picture is evolving, and it examines whether current policy is effectively driving efforts to achieve a more sustainable and secure global energy system.