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.
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This report describes how as global electricity demand increases, governments are designing and implementing policies to scale up and catalyze renewable energy.
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 explains how the need for lighting products in places like Africa remains critical, as a large portion of households still have no access to electrical services.
This report identifies the main risks and barriers limiting investment. It also supplies a toolkit for policy makers, public and private investors, and public finance institutions to scale up their investments in renewable energy.
This website features links to United Nations Development Programme case studies and publications on how energy can be used to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, which is one of eight UN Millennium Development Goals for 2015.
This report presents lessons for implementing local renewables policies in cities large and small, local government activities to drive renewable energy, as well as how national governments can create enabling frameworks for cities. Local governments are ideal drivers of change.
The Renewable Energy Toolkit (REToolkit) provides a set of tools to assist in improving the design and implementation of on-grid, mini-grid, and off-grid renewable energy projects.
The Global Environment Facility has supported technologies including solar thermal heating, solar thermal power, off-grid and on-grid solar photovoltaic, wind power, small hydro power, geothermal power, and biomass in projects globally.
This report examines those policies, regulations, and institutional capacities in the electricity sector that will direct both public and private investment towards sustainable energy options.