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This 2010 presentation by the Head of Energy Efficiency and Environmental Section of the International Energy Agency describes the linkages between the smart grid and energy efficiency, and outlines the key systems and technologies to maximize efficiency benefits.

Source: Energy Efficiency, Electricity Demand and Smart Grids,
Date: June 2010

This report evaluates the economic and environmental consequences of increasing biofuels production as a result of the Renewable Fuels Standard, as amended by the Energy Information and Security Act (RFS2).

Source: Committee on Economic and Environmental Impacts of Increasing Biofuels Production, National Research Council
Date: January 2011

This document includes four technical research reports and one policy research report: Study on Wind Power Development; Study on Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development; Study on Solar Thermal Application and Development; Study on Small Hydro Power Development; Study on the Incentive Policies and Ex

Source: Chinese Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, The World Bank
Date: June 2005

This report reviews experiences with renewable portfolio standards, feed-in tariffs, and tendering policies in the United States and European Union and analyzes their advantages and disadvantages. The report concludes with potential application of these policy options in China.

Source: Center for Resource Solutions
Date: June 2002

This report provides an analysis of the global wind power industry.

Source: Energy Business Reports
Date: September 2011

This presentation introduces the international practice and experience of developing solar projects in cities. The presentation first describes the role of cities in supporting solar and summarizes U.S. Solar America Cities Program and model U.S. cities and projects.

Source: The China Sustainable Energy Program, Center for Resource Solutions
Date: May 2011

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.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency

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.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency

This report analyzes the technology, key drivers, restraints, and market trends in the global small wind turbine (less than 100 kilowatts) market.

Source: Energy Business Reports
Date: June 2011

This report summarizes financing structures in the wind power sector, including a recent history of modern wind project finance (from 1998 to the present) to current financing and impacts on costs.

Source: United States Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Date: September 2007