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This journal article brings together 50 “new-governance” instruments to understand better new governance for low-carbon buildings and what may be expected from it. The authors find that new-governance instruments fall short in exactly the same areas as do traditional instruments.

Source: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group
Date: April 2016

This report identifies the main risks and barriers limiting investment. It also supplies a toolkit for policy makers, public and private investors, and public finance institutions to scale up their investments in renewable energy.

Source: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

This brief reviews the role of women in the formal energy sector. It presents evidence that women’s equal participation in the sector will result in measurable benefits, including increased returns on investments and stronger development outcomes.

Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

This website contains information on more than 800 clean energy policies around the world. It is searchable by policy name, geography, mechanism and status with subsector impacts noted per policy.

Source: Climatescope
Date: January 2018

This database provides global information on renewable energy, energy efficiency, and climate change, including country energy profiles, a list of key global stakeholders, policy and regulatory overviews, an energy and climate change glossary, a clean energy Web search, geobrowsing features, and

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)

The authors of this report review effective economic measures for increasing investment in energy efficiency in the buildings sector. All aspects of energy efficiency policy are reviewed, including policy and program design, and funding for programs.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA)
Date: December 2012

This report describes how the water, energy and food nexus is at the center of global policy, development and the research agenda, and how, given the inter-linkages, meeting the growing demand for resources will be an increasing challenge.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: January 2015

This report aims to provide a holistic understanding of India's energy sector and to describe the country's energy challenges and how they can affect India's economy and global economies.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA)
Date: September 2012

This database describes energy efficiency policies and measures in about 90 countries. Information was collected with surveys in about 50 countries and literature reviews in the remaining, which included national energy efficiency plans and other maintained databases.

Source: World Energy Council
Date: April 2015

This report describes how Vanuatu's primary energy supply is dominated by biomass used mainly for rural cooking and imported petroleum products used for urban energy and transport.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: January 2015