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This guidance note, which was prepared for the regional and country offices of UN Women and UNIDO, provides an overview of issues related to gender equality, women’s empowerment and sustainable energy.

Source: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Date: January 2013

This assessment was conducted to identify and understand the degree to which gender considerations have been addressed in energy policies, plans and strategies worldwide.

Source: IUCN Global Gender Office
Date: September 2017

This report discusses Pacific island countries (PICs) need to invest in renewable energy development to fight climate change and rid their reliance on fossil fuels that cause a substantial drain on their gross domestic product every year.

Source: Asian Development Bank
Date: December 2016

This brief reviews the role of women in the formal energy sector. It presents evidence that women’s equal participation in the sector will result in measurable benefits, including increased returns on investments and stronger development outcomes.

Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

This guide was developed to support energy regulators in low- and middle-income countries in promoting gender equality. The document focuses on the inclusion of women in multiple facets of energy regulation, including employment, energy regulatory policy and energy infrastructure projects.

Source: National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
Date: June 2018

Chapter 1 of this report on Southeast Asia describes macroeconomic and social trends in the region, examining the relationship between economic growth and energy demand. Chapter 2 analyses the region’s energy sector landscape, focusing on trends in supply and consumption.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
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 identifies opportunities for bio-energy development in Caribbean and Central American nations, including the technical potential for biofuels (ethanol and biodiesel) and biopower generation.

Source: United Nations, Italian Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Security Group
Date: December 2006

This report examines the feasibility and implementation of Burkina Faso's electrification program to boost countrywide network coverage, improve network-operating conditions, and increase the number of localities and households with access to electricity.

Source: African Development Bank
Date: July 2009

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