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This report explores mechanisms that policymakers have implemented to limit feed-in tariff policy costs. If designed clearly and transparently, such mechanisms can align policymaker and market expectations for project deployment. Three different policy tools are evaluated: (1) caps.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory, E3 Analytics
Date: July 2011

This report reviews different policy mechanisms that can strengthen public-private partnerships (PPP)s.

Source: United Nations
Date: August 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) State Lead by Example Guide identifies best practices and state examples of clean energy activities; highlights the benefits and costs of taking action; and identifies issues, strategies and resources for implementing key steps.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
Date: June 2009

This guide is a comprehensive resource created to assist local governments and stakeholders in designing and implementing a strategic local solar plan. This guide includes examples and models that have been field-tested in cities and counties in the United States.

Source: United States Department of Energy
Date: January 2011

This report is intended to help policymakers learn about the best and worst practices in net metering and interconnection policies. Freeing the Grid analyzes each state’s approach and the likelihood of success in achieving the goals of these policies.

Source: Network for New Energy Choices
Date: December 2010

This handbook is intended for listing organizations, companies and institutions that are instrumental in the project development process.

Source: World Energy Council
Date: April 2004

This report presents key recommendations for improving electric sector governance.

Source: World Resources Institute, Prayas Energy Group
Date: January 2007

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 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