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This report analyses the rural electrification policies of Brazil, China, South Africa and India to help guide policymakers in developing an effective rural electrification plan. The document outlines the different paths that each country took to achieve their goals of rural electrification.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: March 2010

This paper provides a global overview of past market experience, existing applications and results of policies and programs for renewable energy.

Source: Annual Review of Energy and the Environment
Date: January 2002

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 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 report analyzes the technology, key drivers, restraints, and market trends in the global small wind turbine (less than 100 kilowatts) market.

Source: Energy Business Reports
Date: June 2011

This report examines strategies to reduce the cost of renewable energy in Namibia, with a particular focus on solar technology.

Source: Namibia Ministry of Mines and Energy, SK Holdings
Date: April 2006

This website highlights the activities of the United Nations Environment Programme Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics in promoting public and private sector finance of clean energy.

Source: United Nations

This study underscores how improved access to rural energy services can create multiple benefits for rural life, from income and labor productivity to education and women's health.

Source: World Bank
Date: March 2010

This calculator accounts for capital costs, operations and maintenance, performance, and fuel costs to estimate the levelized cost of energy, expressed in cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh), for both utility-scale and distributed generation renewable energy technologies.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory

The UK is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% by 2050, relative to 1990 levels. We need a transformation of the UK economy while ensuring secure, low carbon energy supplies to 2050, and face major choices about how to do this.

Date: August 2012