The lifetime cost of wind energy is comprised of the investment cost, operation and maintenance costs, financing costs and annual energy production. This report seeks to understand the sources of wind energy cost differences among seven countries.
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This calculator can be used to help educate stakeholders on the broad benefits of energy efficiency. It provides a simplified tool to demonstrate the business case for energy efficiency from the perspective of the consumer, the utility, and society.
This workshop report provides a summary of the ideas that emerged from the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) Berlin and the Florence School for Regulation informal workshop on 20 October 2011.
This report examines how Smart Grid deployment will effect utilities, equipment and service providers, and policymakers, and goes on to suggest how each group should respond to the immense challenges and yet great opportunities that Smart Grid brings to the electric grid system.
This report discusses the value of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies for developing countries and identifies financial approaches for CCS demonstration. It also addresses a major barrier of CCS development: high-capital cost and energy penalties.
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 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.
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.
This reegle website provides comprehensive energy profiles for all countries with information from reliable sources such as UN or the World Bank.
This publication analyzes the success of a variety of policy measures intended to promote the deployment of renewable energy (RE) by examining key market indicators within three sectors: electricity, heat, and transportation.