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This database provides comprehensive information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States.

Source: United States Department of Energy

This collection of best practices is the result of extensive outreach, data gathering, and analysis conducted to identify leading state and local-level best practices in energy efficiency and renewable energy in the United States.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership
Date: April 2010

This report compares options in delivering energy efficiency services to customers through case studies of eight institutions.

Source: Institute for Industrial Productivity, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Date: December 2012

Energy retrofits of existing buildings, specifically owner-occupied homes, is an understudied subject with large potential interest from both policy and practitioner perspectives.

Source: Building Research & Information, Danish Building Research Institute
Date: May 2014

This document provides a high-level map of pathways for municipal energy supply transformation that is structured around a three-step process for cities to identify a pathway forward: (1) map the city’s energy landscape, (2) identify available strategies and (3) organize for energy transformation

Source: Meister Consultants Group

This white paper is part of Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2014.

Source: International Union for Conservation of Nature & USAID
Date: November 2014

This handbook is designed to be a user-friendly guide rather than a technical compendium or comprehensive collection of relevant legislation. The focus is on national legislation, but the report encompasses national constitutional provisions, regulations and state and local laws.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2007

This report provides brief overviews of industry trends and global investment in the renewable energy sector and then focuses on outlining tax and incentive policies from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, No

Source: KPMG International
Date: December 2012

The authors of this paper argue that the breakdown in conventional policy labels represents an important shift in renewable electricity policy, one that policymakers, analysts, government officials and investors around the world need to better understand.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Date: February 2015

This report presents a novel overarching framework to help policymakers understand the evolution of renewable energy policy.

Source: IEA-RETD (Renewable Energy Technology Deployment)
Date: March 2016