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This report details the need for energy efficiency interventions, models for energy efficiency investments suitable for the institutional environment, identifying and developing investment projects, and effectively delivering financing.

Source: World Bank
Date: January 2008

This report provides policymakers and public finance agencies with a guide that traces the investment stages of sustainable energy technology innovation.

Source: United Nations, Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy
Date: January 2005

The second of the Capacity for Development for the Clean Development Mechanism (CD4CDM) perspectives series, this collection of 13 papers aims to address the question of how to reform the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in a post-2012 climate regime.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2008

This report showcases a methodology to evaluate the performance of different public finance mechanisms and their suitability for replication in other applications, policy contexts, and geographies across the clean energy continuum.

Source: United Nations, SEF Alliance
Date: November 2011

This paper offers a primer for local governments interested in investigating whether renewable energy development may be the right choice for brownfields in their communities.

Source: National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals
Date: January 2012

This report offers best practices for overcoming several of the more common barriers to renewables deployment. Though they are not all-inclusive, the case studies illustrate situations that are prevalent around the world. Through their analysis, the authors offer keys to deployment.

Source: International Energy Agency-Renewable Energy Technology Deployment
Date: July 2013

This article in the the ICER Chronicle details a novel approach to a distributed solar tariff, called the “Value of Solar” tariff (“VOST”), which addresses important utility and customer issues, and offers some significant improvements over traditional net metering approaches.

Source: International Confederation of Energy Regulators
Date: December 2013

This report describes how crafting global actions that all nations believe to be equitable has been a central challenge for international climate policy for more than two decades.

Source: World Resources Institute (WRI)
Date: June 2015

This video describes the benefits of participating in the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) and why energy ministers and other high-level attendees at the CEM6 are optimistic that by working together, the transition to clean energy can be accelerated.

Source: Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)
Date: June 2015

This report considers remote prosumers as roof-top solar PV customers in remote areas and islands. It describes how they are deploying renewable energy, some with ambitious plans to meet 100% of their electricity or even final energy needs with renewables.

Source: International Energy Agency Renewable Energy Technology Deployment (IEA-RETD)
Date: June 2015