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This website provides case studies of local governments that are powering their operations and lowering their emissions using renewable energy, such as solar, wind, and geothermal technologies and methane capture from landfills.

Source: International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives

This Esri report provides an overview of geographic information systems (GIS) as a tool to develop renewable energy projects.

Source: Esri
Date: January 2010

This white paper assesses the current barriers in the market and policy matrix that prevent the modernization of the electrical grid in the United States. The barriers are divided into four main categories: regulatory and legislative; culture and communication; industrial; and technical.

Source: National Energy Technology Laboratory
Date: July 2007

This presentation provides a roadmap for the deployment of smart grid technology in West Virginia (United States). It discusses the various steps on the way to implementation and describes the unique factors that would affect deployment in West Virginia.

Source: United States National Energy Technology Laboratory
Date: October 2010

This database provides global information on renewable energy, energy efficiency, and climate change, including country energy profiles, a list of key global stakeholders, policy and regulatory overviews, an energy and climate change glossary, a clean energy Web search, geobrowsing features, and

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)

This document sets a foundation for a secure, interoperable smart grid in the United States and is the culmination of several years of work by the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel.

Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Date: February 2012

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 report includes legislative and regulatory background for states in which an energy efficiency resource standard (EERS) has been in place for over two years and examines the progress that these states have made in achieving their goals.

Source: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Date: June 2011

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

This report provides an overview of renewable portfolio standards (RPS) policies in the United States. The report includes information about the design, early experience, and project impacts of RPS programs.

Source: Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Date: April 2008