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This report considers remote prosumers as roof-top solar PV customers in remote areas and islands. It describes how they are deploying renewable energy, some with ambitious plans to meet 100% of their electricity or even final energy needs with renewables.

Source: International Energy Agency Renewable Energy Technology Deployment (IEA-RETD)
Date: June 2015

This report describes how cities in the United States are increasingly taking action to improve the sustainability of their jurisdictions and how clean energy and energy efficiency must be central components of these efforts.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: July 2015

This paper analyzes the responses of wind power plants with different wind turbine technologies and their ability to contribute to the inertial and primary frequency response to the grid.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Date: July 2012

This fact sheet outlines how electricity supply options (renewable vs. traditional), specifically utility-scale renewable energy systems, can be appropriately compared.

Source: World Resources Institute
Date: February 2015

This online data base collects information on international climate mitigation initiatives in operation that (1) have potential to contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, (2) are international in scope or have the potential for significant impact at global scale, and (3) are dialogues,

Source: Climate Initiatives Platform
Date: January 2016

The authors of this article revisit traditional energy efficiency as a metric to drive emissions reductions, and they recommend no-regrets strategies that policymakers can use to implement and account for environmentally beneficial electrification.

Source: The Electricity Journal
Date: August 2016

This database provides comprehensive information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States.

Source: United States Department of Energy

This website provides renewable energy maps, data, and tools to determine which energy technologies are viable solutions throughout the United States and globally. The MapSearch function allows users to search the collection of Geographic Information System (GIS) maps.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory

This report provides an overview of the U.S. solar electricity market, including photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. The report identifies successes and trends within the market from both global and U.S.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: November 2011

This report analyzes trends and themes in state energy efficiency resource standards, providing a snapshot of program results to date and assessing the programs' future outlooks.

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