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This report analyses the rural electrification policies of Brazil, China, South Africa and India to help guide policymakers in developing an effective rural electrification plan. The document outlines the different paths that each country took to achieve their goals of rural electrification.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: March 2010

This paper provides a global overview of past market experience, existing applications and results of policies and programs for renewable energy.

Source: Annual Review of Energy and the Environment
Date: January 2002

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 website highlights the activities of the United Nations Environment Programme Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics in promoting public and private sector finance of clean energy.

Source: United Nations

The Government of Tanzania is establishing a framework for development of small power projects (ranging from 100 kW to 10 MW in capacity) using renewable energy sources in Tanzania.

Source: Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority of Tanzania

This web-based database provides detailed project output documents from Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) projects. The database contains output documents from specific types of energy access, energy efficiency, and renewable energy programmes.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
Date: March 2012

This article reviews trends in the rural energy sector of Sub-Saharan Africa and discusses the limitations of over-reliance on solar photovoltaic (PV) technology.

Source: Energy Policy, Energy, Environment and Development Network for Africa (AFREPREN/FWD)
Date: January 2002

Small, modular biomass gasifiers are an emerging technology for enhancing the economic productivity of small agricultural-based communities, especially when combined with the “multi-function platform” concept.

Source: World Bank

This study offers one of the first perspectives on the job-creation role of rural energy access. The authors find that there is significant potential for job creation due to rural energy access initiatives, especially small-scale renewables.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency
Date: June 2012

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