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This report explores mechanisms that policymakers have implemented to limit feed-in tariff policy costs. If designed clearly and transparently, such mechanisms can align policymaker and market expectations for project deployment. Three different policy tools are evaluated: (1) caps.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory, E3 Analytics
Date: July 2011

This report serves as a guide to assist policymakers in developing transportation services for their countries. The policy recommendations provided are not specific to any geographic region and can be implemented anywhere, according to the authors.

Source: United Nations Environment Programme
Date: August 2011

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

The U.S. Congressional Research Service (CRS) investigated the feasibility of the transportation portion of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) activities.

Source: United States Congressional Research Service
Date: January 2008

This report provides guidance to policymakers deciding whether a carbon capture and storage (CCS) “ready policy” is desirable and, if so, selecting levels of requirements for a capture-ready plant, a storage-ready plant, and a transport-ready plant based on their jurisdictions’ characteristics a

Source: Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute, ICF International
Date: February 2010

This report presents the findings of a new assessment of the techno-economic and policy-related efficiency improvement potential in the North American building stock conducted as part of a wider appraisal of existing buildings in member states of the International Energy Agency.

Source: International Energy Agency, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Sustainable Energy Partnerships
Date: July 2007

This study evaluates energy efficiency trends and policies in more than 70 countries.

Source: World Energy Council
Date: January 2008

This report reviews four energy efficiency programs for low income households: (1) the Brazilian Electricity Public Benefits Fund, (2) the Programme for Biomass Energy Conservation (ProBEC) in Southern Africa, (3) the United Kingdom’s Fuel Poverty Strategy (especially the Warm Front Scheme) and

Source: World Energy Council, French Environment and Energy Management Agency
Date: July 2010

This document discusses how decoupling can be a win-win strategy to both utility companies and their customers by breaking the link between electricity and gas sales and revenue.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United States Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Sentech
Date: July 2009

This report reviews more than 30 municipal policies in the United States that aim to advance green building in the private sector by (1) establishing mandatory green building criteria, (2) providing expedited review as an incentive for green building or (3) offering other direct financial incent

Source: Environmental Law Institute
Date: April 2008