This report presents lessons for implementing local renewables policies in cities large and small, local government activities to drive renewable energy, as well as how national governments can create enabling frameworks for cities. Local governments are ideal drivers of change.
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This wind resource atlas identifies wind characteristics and distribution of wind resources in Oaxaca, Mexico, at a wind power density of 50 meters above ground.
The Renewable Energy Toolkit (REToolkit) provides a set of tools to assist in improving the design and implementation of on-grid, mini-grid, and off-grid renewable energy projects.
This short report overviews the Global Environment Facility's involvement in funding energy efficiency projects globally.
This report discusses the importance of developing a "portfolio approach" as a workable solution for carbon-dependent and restrained countries.
This report discusses the value of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies for developing countries and identifies financial approaches for CCS demonstration. It also addresses a major barrier of CCS development: high-capital cost and energy penalties.
This article discusses the potential for developing countries to generate revenue while also reducing emissions due to the decision to include carbon capture and storage (CCS) procedures in CDM project activities.
The Global Environment Facility has supported technologies including solar thermal heating, solar thermal power, off-grid and on-grid solar photovoltaic, wind power, small hydro power, geothermal power, and biomass in projects globally.
This report assesses the proliferation of energy efficient appliances in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries and compares both usage and energy intensity trends between OECD member countries and non-OECD countries.
This report examines those policies, regulations, and institutional capacities in the electricity sector that will direct both public and private investment towards sustainable energy options.