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This report analyzes energy efficiency policies and best practices, and it offers a discussion-like overview of considerations to ensure that the proper policy paths are pursued.

Source: Regulatory Assistance Project, Sleeping Lion Consulting, Energy Futures Group
Date: October 2012

Quick growth in an unregulated market prompted the authors of this report to explore voluntary purchases of renewable energy.

Source: Center for Resource Solutions
Date: September 2009

Energy performance contracting (EPC) is one approach to energy efficiency market growth. This report presents three main types of EPCs and recommends for how the International Finance Corporation can encourage the use of EPCs in developing countries.

Source: International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Date: June 2011

This report explores the experiences and challenges of the renewable energy sector to date, both in meeting the requirements of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RE IPPPP) and in planning for its longer-term implementation.

Source: International Institute for Environment and Development
Date: June 2013

This report details the extent of climate finance from all associated institutions, including mitigation and adaptation activities through several sectors. The report covers data for 2012, definitions of terms, regional coverage and methodologies.

Source: African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank, International Finance Corporation
Date: November 2013

In this webinar, panelists examined best practices and the potential for long-term sustainability of micro-grids in several geographic contexts, including micro-grid initiatives and projects underway in Asia and Africa.

Source: Clean Energy Solutions Center, United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network
Date: April 2014

This website supports the adoption of low carbon and zero carbon technologies and lifestyles at a community level. It enables groups engaged in this technology adoption to be as effective and efficient as possible by providing policy examples and options.

Source: Low Carbon Communities Network

This guidebook provides guidance, standards and procedures for interconnecting mini grids with a central electric grid as rural electrification advances in developing countries.

Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Schatz Energy Research Center
Date: April 2013

This paper offers lessons learned from the 16 regional and utility-specific, distributed solar generation studies summarized in A Review of Solar PV Benefit and Cost Studies, a July 2013 report by the Rocky Mountain Institute.

Source: Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc., Rábago Energy LLC.
Date: March 2014

This report describes how as global electricity demand increases, governments are designing and implementing policies to scale up and catalyze renewable energy.

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