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The speakers in this webinar showcased financing models and capacity building efforts tailored to clean energy in island settings.

Source: Clean Energy Solutions Center, United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: March 2015

This webinar is part of the broader work that the UN Foundation is undertaking on energy access and as part of the Clean Energy Mini-grids High Impact Opportunity (HIO) area within the UN and the World Bank’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative.

Source: United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, Clean Energy Solutions Center

The Biomass Energy Strategy (BEST) initiative aims to build awareness of biomass as Africa's main source of primary energy and to highlight its relevance to poverty alleviation efforts, especially among decision-makers at policy level.

Source: EU Energy Initiative: Partnership Dialogue Facility (EUEI PDF), Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Date: March 2011

This report examines how ten countries have switched, or are planning to switch, from traditional fuels such as wood, coal, charcoal, animal waste and kerosene, to LPG as a cooking fuel.

Source: The World LPG Association (WLPGA), WLPGA
Date: September 2015

This website contains information on more than 800 clean energy policies around the world. It is searchable by policy name, geography, mechanism and status with subsector impacts noted per policy.

Source: Climatescope
Date: January 2018

This report compares the potential and cost of three national policies (renewable energy quota or REQ, public benefit fund, and clean development mechanism) to address accessibility, affordability, and import dependence issues in Ghana.

Source: United Nations
Date: May 2006

This report assesses the need for energy services in least-developed countries, developing countries, emerging economies, and developed countries, as well as barriers and classes of policies to address them. Examples of forward looking policies in developing countries are presented.

Source: United Nations
Date: June 2011

This website features links to United Nations Development Programme case studies and publications on how energy can be used to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, which is one of eight UN Millennium Development Goals for 2015.

Source: United Nations

The Integrated Model to Access the Global Environment (IMAGE) is an ecological-environmental framework that simulates the environmental consequences of human activities worldwide.

Source: Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
Date: October 2010

This interactive map provides profiles of social enterprises that are working to improve energy access among underserved populations and developing nations around the world.

Source: Santa Clara University, Ayllu