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Based on practical knowledge and international experience accumulated via past and ongoing World Bank operations, this resource aims to provide World Bank staff and others interested in off-grid electrification with useful guidelines for designing sustainable off-grid projects.

Source: World Bank, The Energy and Mining Sector Board
Date: November 2008

This issue brief considers six projects that are using resources from one or all of these sources: The Global Environment Facility (GEF), carbon finance, and the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) (who constitute the bulk of dedicated funding for low-carbon development), in combination with development

Source: World Bank
Date: June 2010

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.

Source: Renewable Energy Policy Network for 21st Century
Date: May 2011

This report reviews existing energy policies with respect to energy access in various regions of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Source: Global Network on Energy for Sustainable Development
Date: January 2007

This report maps the extent to which corporations in Brazil, China, India and South Africa are investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The authors suggests government policy and regulation are important drivers for investment.

Source: Carbon Disclosure Project, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership
Date: January 2011

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.

Source: The World Bank

This short report overviews the Global Environment Facility's involvement in funding energy efficiency projects globally.

Source: Global Environment Facility
Date: January 2009

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.

Source: Asian Development Bank; Global CCS Institute
Date: April 2011

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.

Source: Baker & McKenzie, Lexology
Date: January 2012

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.

Source: Global Environment Facility
Date: November 2009