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This report is based on a series of public lectures presented in 2008-2009 on the future of renewable energy in Australia. It outlines the state of the technological alternatives and provides a set of development options for consideration by Australian policymakers.

Source: Australian Academy of Science
Date: January 2010

This report recommends the following: 1) Governments must provide sufficient and predictable long-term support to solar energy deployment; 2) Policymakers should focus not on solely manufacturing jobs, but on the total number of jobs that could be created (e.g.

Source: World Resources Institute
Date: May 2010

The objective of this work is to estimate the socio-economic impacts of increasing the installed solar thermal energy power capacity in Spain.

Source: Energy Policy, Spanish Research Centre for Energy, Environment and Technology
Date: December 2008

The purpose of this report was to assist European Commission Member State governments in preparing for the implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC) and to guide a European policy for Renewable Energy Standards (RES) in the mid- to long-term.

Source: European Commission, Ecofys, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Energy Economics Group, Lithuanian Energy Institute
Date: October 2009

This report describes more than 20 specific practices for promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy in U.S. states and cities. Examples of effective implementation are also provided.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership, Alliance to Save Energy, American Council On Renewable Energy
Date: April 2010

This report shows positive correlations between the total number of market transformation policies within a given state and the total megawatt hours of renewable energy generated within that state.

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

The Policies and Measures databases is a collection of three databases that provide information on policies and measures taken or planned to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve energy efficiency and support renewable energy development and deployment.

Source: International Energy Agency

This report is intended to help policy and program decision-makers identify the clean energy funding and administration approaches that make sense for their jurisdiction. For each approach, it provides an overview of advantages and disadvantages, implementation options and state examples.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency, Optimal Energy, Inc.
Date: May 2008

This report provides a comparative analysis of 12 national energy, environmental and economic recovery proposals submitted to the Obama administration and the 111th Congress, focusing especially on energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) market and policy issues.

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

This report is intended to serve as a resource for policymakers who wish to learn more about establishing cost-based incentives.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: March 2011