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This presentation provides an overview of the commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, which may be used by local governments in the United States to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements.

Source: United States Department of Energy

The authors of this report review advances in energy efficiency legislation and how it has played out in the market through the year 2011. The report follows 25 energy efficiency policy recommendations made in prior years by the International Energy Agency.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: April 2012

This paper offers lessons learned from the 16 regional and utility-specific, distributed solar generation studies summarized in A Review of Solar PV Benefit and Cost Studies, a July 2013 report by the Rocky Mountain Institute.

Source: Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc., Rábago Energy LLC.
Date: March 2014

This report describes how as global electricity demand increases, governments are designing and implementing policies to scale up and catalyze renewable energy.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Date: May 2015

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

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 report reviews numerous voluntary renewable energy purchase markets in the United States. Sales, customer participation, community programs, and tradable certificate pricing are explored from several perspectives to identify market trends and opportunities for future growth.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: September 2013

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 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 website provides access to the International Energy Agency’s annual Energy Efficient Market Report.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA)
Date: October 2015