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This guide explores several of the most promising financing mechanisms that can be integrated into renewable portfolio standard (RPS) programs: solar-specific provisions, feed-in tariffs, and market-based auctions.

Source: CleanEnergy States Alliance
Date: March 2010

This webcast focuses on state and municipal revoloving loan funds (RLF), which are funds of capital used to provide loans for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements. The RLF is an effective tool for residential energy efficiency improvements.

Source: United States Department of Energy
Date: December 2009

This fact sheet describes a bond-power purchase agreement (PPA) hybrid financing model for solar photovoltaics (PV).

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: December 2011

This presentation provides an overview of the commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, which may be used by local governments in the United States to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements.

Source: United States Department of Energy

The India Climate Portal is the country's first dedicated site on climate change, bringing daily news, views, action, and resources. It is meant to raise awareness, promote information exchange, and foster networking and partnership in the search for solutions to climate change.

Source: Center for Social Markets
Date: June 2009

This study addresses photovoltaics (PV) distributed systems technology development; advanced distribution systems integration; system-level tests and demonstrations; technical and market analysis; resource assessment; and codes, standards, and regulatory implementation.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: April 2012

This special edition of the Sustainable Energy Regulation Network (SERN) Policy and Regulatory Review outlines the legislation, policies, and roles of institutions related to renewable energy and energy efficiency in India, at both the central government and state levels.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
Date: October 2009

This report examines venture capital as a clean energy financing tool with a specific analysis of the role of public sector-sponsored venture capital.

Source: SEF Alliance, United Nations, New Energy Finance, Oak Foundation
Date: January 2008

This book explains the current electricity subsidies to residential consumers in Mexico and the current distribution of subsidies across income classes. It also explains how alternative subsidy mechanisms could improve distributional and fiscal performance.

Source: The World Bank
Date: February 2009

The purpose of this case study is to illustrate the evaluation of climate adaptation policy options to increase infrastructure resilience in Mumbai – an Indian city covering more than 480 square kilometres with a population of 12 million.

Source: Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Développement, University of Strathclyde Glasgow, United Nations
Date: June 2011