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The main purpose of this handbook is to assist people who are working in or with local government to develop sustainable energy and climate action plans and implementation programs.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2009

This guide provides recommendations for local governments to reduce their communities' greenhouse gas emissions.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
Date: March 2010

The International Energy Agency (IEA) - Renewable Energy Technology Deployment (RETD) program’s mandate is to address cross-cutting issues that influence the deployment of renewable energy and to act as a vehicle to accelerate the market introduction and deployment of renewable energy technologi

Source: International Energy Agency

This guidebook provides guidance, standards and procedures for interconnecting mini grids with a central electric grid as rural electrification advances in developing countries.

Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Schatz Energy Research Center
Date: April 2013

This paper explores the impending arrival of the solar-plus-battery as a fundamentally different "utility in a box." The report details scenarios in the U.S.

Source: Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)
Date: February 2014

The public-private roundtable summarized on this web page describes how the transition to a global clean energy economy depends on the world's cities, which accounting for roughly 75 per cent of global energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

Source: Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)
Date: May 2015

This report identifies the main risks and barriers limiting investment. It also supplies a toolkit for policy makers, public and private investors, and public finance institutions to scale up their investments in renewable energy.

Source: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

This spreadsheet-based model can be used to estimate the delivered cost of energy for power plants, including the levelised cost of energy as well as transmission and distribution (T&D).

Source: The World Bank - Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)
Date: June 2012

This toolkit provides high-level guidance to localities interested in adopting a lead by example approach to encouraging low carbon development. It discusses public procurement, construction of energy-efficient buildings, and provides examples of localities that have adopted similar programs.

Source: American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Date: January 2010

This website was created as a joint initiative between the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Maryland in order to develop new opportunities to train university students in the following interdisciplinary areas: (1) integrated assessment modeling; (2) technology strategi

Source: United States Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Maryland