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This Web-based tool allows users to identify policies that have had the most (and least) impact on improving the bottom line economics of wind turbines that provide power for on-site use in the United States.

Source: United States Department of Energy, eFormative Options, North Carolina Solar Center, United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United States Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

This report aims to define the current methods of providing net metering in restructured states and to set the stage for further discussion that may later inform best practices around net metering in retail choice markets.

Source: Interstate Renewable Energy Council
Date: December 2010

This reegle website provides comprehensive energy profiles for all countries with information from reliable sources such as UN or the World Bank.

Source: reegle

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

The RET Finance model calculates levelized cost of energy of renewable electricity generation technologies including biomass, geothermal, solar, and wind.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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 website provides a daily feed of all monitored mainstream and social media coverage worldwide of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) on a daily basis.

Source: University of Illinois, Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium
Date: February 2012

This report reviews numerous voluntary renewable energy purchase markets in the United States. Sales, customer participation, community programs, and tradable certificate pricing are explored from several perspectives to identify market trends and opportunities for future growth.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: September 2013

This document sets a foundation for a secure, interoperable smart grid in the United States and is the culmination of several years of work by the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel.

Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Date: February 2012

This report includes legislative and regulatory background for states in which an energy efficiency resource standard (EERS) has been in place for over two years and examines the progress that these states have made in achieving their goals.

Source: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Date: June 2011