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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.

Source: United States Department of Energy

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.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Date: February 2011

This white paper is part of Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2014.

Source: International Union for Conservation of Nature & USAID
Date: November 2014

This handbook is designed to be a user-friendly guide rather than a technical compendium or comprehensive collection of relevant legislation. The focus is on national legislation, but the report encompasses national constitutional provisions, regulations and state and local laws.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2007

This report focuses on the important role of renewable energy technologies in responding to the dual challenge of reducing energy poverty while mitigating climate change.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2011

This report provides brief overviews of industry trends and global investment in the renewable energy sector and then focuses on outlining tax and incentive policies from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, No

Source: KPMG International
Date: December 2012

This database is intended to be a comprehensive collection of building energy efficiency policies from select countries around the world. Policymakers can access this database to find out what policies and incentive schemes are being implemented around the world.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA)

The authors of this paper argue that the breakdown in conventional policy labels represents an important shift in renewable electricity policy, one that policymakers, analysts, government officials and investors around the world need to better understand.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Date: February 2015

This report presents a novel overarching framework to help policymakers understand the evolution of renewable energy policy.

Source: IEA-RETD (Renewable Energy Technology Deployment)
Date: March 2016

The design process of a decoupling mechanism contains a number of decision points that address policy and stakeholder priorities.

Source: The Regulatory Assistance Project
Date: November 2016