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The handbook compiles information from multiple sources on the major barriers confronting the deployment of renewable energy and distributed generation, cogeneration and combined heat and power (alternative energy) projects into one document.

Source: Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate, United States Energy Association
Date: February 2009

This report provides information about the current use of electricity in rural areas and analyzes opportunities and challenges to rural electrification in developing countries as well as providing policy recommendations.

Source: Alliance for Rural Electrification

This report examines Kenya's potential to benefit from the Program on Scaling-Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP), operating under the framework of the Climate Investment Funds.

Source: Climate Investment Funds
Date: February 2011

This website provides access to a collection of webcasts and podcasts presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Local Climate and Energy Program.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency

This special edition of the Sustainable Energy Regulation Network (SERN) Policy and Regulatory Review outlines the legislation, policies, and roles of institutions related to renewable energy and energy efficiency in India, at both the central government and state levels.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
Date: October 2009

This paper argues for an "energy-poverty alleviation" fund to provide modern energy services to households without energy access. It also proposes an approach for creating such a fund, namely by introducing an incremental levy on petroleum.

Source: Energy Policy
Date: March 2004

This publication reports on a case study performed to bring metered electrical services to a slum in Brazil. The authors report on the entire process, results, performance, and lessons in sustainability and ability to reproduce viable results.

Source: U.S. Agency for International Development, International Copper Association, AES Electropaulo
Date: February 2009

In this webinar, panelists examined best practices and the potential for long-term sustainability of micro-grids in several geographic contexts, including micro-grid initiatives and projects underway in Asia and Africa.

Source: Clean Energy Solutions Center, United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network
Date: April 2014

This analysis tool was developed as part of a multi-year initiative to operationalize a framework and implementation plan to assess water-energy-food security, understand the impacts of mining and provide guidance to decision makers on how to optimize across economic, social and environmental pr

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development
Date: September 2015

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.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency
Date: January 2015