This report explores China’s low-carbon development efforts under the 11th Five-Year Plan (FYP) period where China set a target of reducing its energy intensity (energy consumption per unit of GDP) by 20% compared to the 2005 baseline, and it achieved a 19.06% reduction.
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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.
Solopt is a tool that optimizes the mixture of rooftop solar photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. It simulates numerous combinations of both types of systems based on user input to meet user-defined goals such as minimizing levelized cost of energy or maximizing greenhouse gas reduction.
This report compiles quantitative and qualitative data from numerous time-of-use and dynamic rate pilot projects to illustrate the most effective rate designs, development processes, and means of adoption. Case studies are included from the United States, France, China, and Viet Nam.
This website provides building efficiency information, blogs, a policy map, and an energy label gallery.
This report from the Alliance Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy outlines an aggressive, yet achievable, goal for increasing energy productivity. The authors suggest policies and identify avenues for collaboration across all energy end-use sectors.
This toolkit provides tools and resources from 12 U.S. government agencies, the World Bank Group, the African Development Bank, the Government of Sweden, partner African governments, and other Power Africa public and private-sector partners.
The online platform is intended to equip policymakers, building owners and managers, practitioners and other professionals with the tools and resources they need to create better buildings for better cities.
This report is the second in a series of three briefs titled "Keys to Achieving Universal Energy Access." It describes how leveraging the experiences of socially oriented energy enterprises, civil society groups and investors focused on energy access in developing countries can help accelerate th
This report describes how (1) voluntary sustainability standards have grown rapidly in number and importance in global commodity markets over the past decade and (2) the growth is occurring in parallel with growing recognition of the importance of economic drivers in implementing sustainable deve