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The authors of this report explore the possible role of institutional investment in renewable energy by addressing barriers to market entry and offering steps to alleviate these barriers and move forward with investments.

Source: Climate Policy Initiative
Date: March 2013

This report outlines renewable energy financing challenges on both the national and state levels in India. The review discusses available capital, equity, and the investment situation as well as the policy atmosphere that surrounds energy investment.

Source: Climate Policy Initiative
Date: December 2012

This report explores risk in energy investments in the United States from a regulator's standpoint. While focusing on risk, cost recovery mechanisms and levelized cost of energy are discussed in their respective roles in reducing investment risk.

Source: Ceres
Date: April 2012

According to the authors, this report provides the foundations for building knowledge around integrated resource planning. Planning, implementation, monitoring, and assessment are all covered to provide a basic understanding of the process.

Source: U.S. Agency for International Development, Institute of International Education, The Tellus Institute
Date: June 2010

This document provides an analysis of the energy situation in West Africa as well as the region’s needs and options for energy development in the near future. The authors run the IRENA energy planning tool under four different scenarios and share their results.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency
Date: June 2013

This report provides a detailed and easily understandable assessment of levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for renewable electricity generation worldwide.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: January 2013

This report provides some context for energy policy in Thailand, where support for renewable energy in the power sector have allowed individual small projects to attract more investment, which has led to faster growth than in most other Asian nations.

Source: Climate & Development Knowledge Network
Date: May 2013

This report explores the experiences and challenges of the renewable energy sector to date, both in meeting the requirements of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RE IPPPP) and in planning for its longer-term implementation.

Source: International Institute for Environment and Development
Date: June 2013

This report details a recent exploration of climate finance readiness in Tanzania. The authors detail markets, policy, finance and the projected future of climate readiness in the country. And, they offer suggestions for policy and program development to improve climate readiness.

Source: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Date: October 2013

This report presents the status of energy efficiency and renewable energy deployment in Algeria.

Source: Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Date: May 2010