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This report describes issues that should be considered during the financing stage of hydropower projects and offers suggestions and alternatives to aid in securing financing for small-scale hydropower projects.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: March 2000

This 2010 presentation by the Head of Energy Efficiency and Environmental Section of the International Energy Agency describes the linkages between the smart grid and energy efficiency, and outlines the key systems and technologies to maximize efficiency benefits.

Source: Energy Efficiency, Electricity Demand and Smart Grids,
Date: June 2010

This presentation by a representative of the Japanese New Energy Technology Development Department (NEDO) describes the results of various pilot projects to integrate large-scale PV projects into the grid.

Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Sandia National Laboratory, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Date: January 2009

This report explores the cost and benefit effects of renewable energy (RE) expansion in the German power and heat sector.

Source: German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Date: June 2010

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

The U.K. National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) is based on a template set by the European Commission, which asks for the trajectory and measures that will enable the United Kingdom to reach its target for 15 per cent of energy consumption in 2020 to be from renewable sources.

Source: United Kingdom Department of Energy and Climate Change
Date: January 2009

This website provides information about and publications from the Global Village Energy Partnership. Established at the 2002 World Summit for Sustainable Development, this non-profit organization works with local businesses in developing countries to increase access to modern energy.

Source: Global Village Energy Partnership

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

This report is produced yearly by the European Commission in order to provide: 1) a concise and authoritative assessment of a portfolio of low-carbon energy technologies currently in place in the European Commission; 2) their current and estimated future market penetration and the barriers to th

Source: European Commission Joint Research Centre Institute for Energy and Transport
Date: January 2011