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This resource describes the technological basics of hydropower, identifies the impacts of converting energy through small hydropower plants and discusses measures that can be taken to minimize and compensate impacts. Examples of small hydropower plants in Europe are provided.

Source: European Small Hydropower Association
Date: October 2011

This report examines strategies to reduce the cost of renewable energy in Namibia, with a particular focus on solar technology.

Source: Namibia Ministry of Mines and Energy, SK Holdings
Date: April 2006

This report summarizes financing structures in the wind power sector, including a recent history of modern wind project finance (from 1998 to the present) to current financing and impacts on costs.

Source: United States Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Date: September 2007

This presentation addresses the Kythnos microgrid system, which provides energy to residential and commercial establishments on the island.

Source: Center for Renewable Energy Sources
Date: July 2010

This paper describes the implementation concept for the intelligent microgrid infrastructure and the process of inviting proposals from a pool of international companies.

Source: Asia Pacific Research Center
Date: July 2005

This article discusses design and engineering considerations for microgrids, including building codes, power quality and reliability, regulatory environments, and economics.

Source: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Date: May 2008

This report provides a summary of the Competence Platform on Energy Crop and Agroforestry Systems for Arid and Semi-arid Ecosystems (COMPETE) conference, which aimed to contribute to sound and successful bioenergy policy implementation in Africa.

Source: Competence Platform on Energy Crop and Agroforestry Systems for Arid and Semi-Arid Ecosystems
Date: May 2009

This guidebook provides practical, application-specific information about energy supply options as well as ways to improve energy efficiency in horticulture operations in the areas of irrigation, harvesting and post-harvest operations, cooling and cold storage, drying, and transport.

Source: United States Agency for International Development
Date: March 2009

This report outlines the United Nations Industrial Development Organization's (UNIDO's) strategy—and activities—to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in developing countries.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2009

This report identifies five obstacles to institutional investor engagement in low carbon growth in developing countries and proposes a package of public finance investments to address this.

Source: United Nations
Date: October 2009