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This website provides case studies of local governments that are powering their operations and lowering their emissions using renewable energy, such as solar, wind, and geothermal technologies and methane capture from landfills.

Source: International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives

This presentation discusses the state of demand reduction (DR) policies in Finland and shows their impact on peak loads and heating demand. It identifies problems and barriers encountered during the DR policy rollout and discusses implementation of industrial-level DR.

Source: Fingrid
Date: April 2005

This database provides global information on renewable energy, energy efficiency, and climate change, including country energy profiles, a list of key global stakeholders, policy and regulatory overviews, an energy and climate change glossary, a clean energy Web search, geobrowsing features, and

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)

This webinar covers the basics of distributed generation, emphasizing renewable generation technologies and their benefits.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United State Agency for International Development (USAID)
Date: December 2012

The Energy Efficient Lighting Toolkit is designed to be the omnibus guide for countries to shift to energy efficient lighting. Policy best practices are discussed along with highlighting financial, energy, and environmental benefits.

Source: en.lighten, United Nations Environment Programme
Date: December 2012

The authors of this report review effective economic measures for increasing investment in energy efficiency in the buildings sector. All aspects of energy efficiency policy are reviewed, including policy and program design, and funding for programs.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA)
Date: December 2012

This report highlights China’s response to rapidly increasing pollution levels and the “greentech” progress made on the 12th five-year plan.

Source: China Greentech Initiative
Date: June 2013

This spreadsheet-based model can be used to estimate the delivered cost of energy for power plants, including the levelised cost of energy as well as transmission and distribution (T&D).

Source: The World Bank - Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)
Date: June 2012

This website compiles articles and information about renewable energy capacity, potential and markets from around the world. Some of the research presented is more in-depth and available for purchase while the majority is free and publicly available.

Date: August 2013

This paper examines energy poverty in Nigeria, including funding sources, political interest and policy implementation.

Source: International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development
Date: October 2012