This report reviews four energy efficiency programs for low income households: (1) the Brazilian Electricity Public Benefits Fund, (2) the Programme for Biomass Energy Conservation (ProBEC) in Southern Africa, (3) the United Kingdom’s Fuel Poverty Strategy (especially the Warm Front Scheme) and
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This European Commission communication to the European Parliament and Council concludes that moving towards a low carbon economy needs new technology to be conceived, tested, and then deployed. Public and private investment in energy technology development has to increase substantially.
This database provides publications, case studies, tools, general discussions, and other resources focusing on a wide variety of technologies. Users may search technologies by name, sector, and the service that featured technologies provide.
This article outlines the ongoing microgrid research, development, and demonstration efforts currently in progress in Europe, the United States, Japan, and Canada as they have been presented in a series of microgrid symposiums started in Berkeley, California, on 17 June 2005, followed by a secon
This website includes maps that summarize state activity across a range of clean energy policy areas. Each map provides further details about state activities in that policy area. The resource is part of the U.S.
This website provides access to a collection of webcasts and podcasts presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Local Climate and Energy Program.
This report provides a high-level overview and specific recommendations for governments to help achieve universal energy access and reduce energy intensity.
This guidebook provides practical, application-specific information about energy supply options as well as ways to improve energy efficiency in horticulture operations in the areas of irrigation, harvesting and post-harvest operations, cooling and cold storage, drying, and transport.
This report identifies five obstacles to institutional investor engagement in low carbon growth in developing countries and proposes a package of public finance investments to address this.
This report explores how energy service companies (ESCOs) may be incorporated into a model for the introduction of energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives in poor communities on a large scale, using South Africa as an example.