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This report is the first effort of the World Bank to contribute to a deeper understanding of 1) the integration of power generation and carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies, as well as their costs; 2) regulatory barriers to the deployment of CCS; and 3) global financing requiremen

Source: The World Bank
Date: June 2011

This report compares carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) with other emissions mitigation options and assesses its potential. The report describes the challenges that a CCS strategy must overcome to reach market introduction by 2015 and achieve its full potential over the next 30-50 years.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: January 2004

This report describes issues that should be considered during the financing stage of hydropower projects and offers suggestions and alternatives to aid in securing financing for small-scale hydropower projects.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: March 2000

This report explores the cost and benefit effects of renewable energy (RE) expansion in the German power and heat sector.

Source: German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Date: June 2010

This European Commission communication to the European Parliament and Council concludes that moving towards a low carbon economy needs new technology to be conceived, tested, and then deployed. Public and private investment in energy technology development has to increase substantially.

Source: Commission of the European Communities
Date: July 2009

This website provides information about and publications from the Global Village Energy Partnership. Established at the 2002 World Summit for Sustainable Development, this non-profit organization works with local businesses in developing countries to increase access to modern energy.

Source: Global Village Energy Partnership

This report evaluates the economic and environmental consequences of increasing biofuels production as a result of the Renewable Fuels Standard, as amended by the Energy Information and Security Act (RFS2).

Source: Committee on Economic and Environmental Impacts of Increasing Biofuels Production, National Research Council
Date: January 2011

This tool is designed to assist state, local, and utility officials in understanding the financial impacts of policy options that help reduce the cost of distributed wind technologies.

Source: Eformative Options, LLC., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, North Carolina Solar Center

This report is produced yearly by the European Commission in order to provide: 1) a concise and authoritative assessment of a portfolio of low-carbon energy technologies currently in place in the European Commission; 2) their current and estimated future market penetration and the barriers to th

Source: European Commission Joint Research Centre Institute for Energy and Transport
Date: January 2011

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