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This paper proposes a methodology for systematizing and representing benefits of microgrids. The proposed methodology is used to determine the economic feasibility of a microgrid and distributed generation installed on a typical Canadian rural distribution system model.

Source: United States Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, McGill University, Hydro Quebec, University of California, Berkeley
Date: September 2011

The second of the Capacity for Development for the Clean Development Mechanism (CD4CDM) perspectives series, this collection of 13 papers aims to address the question of how to reform the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in a post-2012 climate regime.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2008

This report showcases a methodology to evaluate the performance of different public finance mechanisms and their suitability for replication in other applications, policy contexts, and geographies across the clean energy continuum.

Source: United Nations, SEF Alliance
Date: November 2011

This toolkit is in the form of a report that describes the many financing options available to state energy offices, municipal governments, and other energy agencies for utilizing public funds for clean energy project support, specifically renewable energy.

Source: Clean Energy States Alliance
Date: December 2009

This toolkit consists of a guidebook, A Practical Guide to Cool Roofs and Cool Pavements, as well as links to additional related information.

Source: Global Cool Cities Alliance
Date: January 2012

Project developers and technical experts in carbon capture and storage (CCS) often cite the public as a “barrier” to CCS deployment, because decisions on whether an individual project move forwards often depends significantly on the local community’s acceptance or opposition.

Source: World Resources Institute
Date: November 2010

The Jobs and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) models are user-friendly screening tools that estimate the economic impacts of constructing and operating power plants, fuel production facilities, and other projects at the local (usually state) level.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: August 2012

This website provides information about the Partnership for Sustainable Communities as well as related tools and resources. Through this program, the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S.

Source: United States Department of Transportation, United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

How do you build a smart grid that is reliable, safe, more sustainable and unlocks markets for economic growth and innovation? In this webinar-based training, learn how policymakers around the world are approaching this challenge.

Source: Clean Energy Solutions Center, International Smart Grid Action Network
Date: November 2012

Bloomberg New Energy Finance provides a full market review of a rapidly changing energy landscape in the United States.

Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance, The Business Council for Sustainable Energy
Date: January 2013