Search Clean Energy Policy Resources by Keyword

Search for resources by entering keywords in the box below or selecting them from the lists on the left.

This report examines cost reduction and technology improvement trends for a suite of renewable energy generation options, and it illuminates other factors that may influence their deployment through 2025.

Source: Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA)
Date: February 2015

This paper examines energy efficiency's role in boosting economic growth and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Source: The New Climate Economy
Date: November 2015

This report describes how energy has become the central theme in discussions on alleviating poverty, promoting economic development and improving the quality of life of people.

Source: Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
Date: July 2015

This article explores governance options and regimes for addressing climate change in building stock. Specifically, the authors investigate how building regulatory systems and related polices are addressing the current and future effects of climate change.

Source: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group
Date: May 2016

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 study assesses the production and uses of palm residues, and the authors estimate the amount of palm residues that could be sustainably available for biofuel.

Source: The International Council On Clean Transportation
Date: June 2016

This paper assesses the effectiveness of the Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program based on data obtained from 1,300 facilities covered by the programme and surveys of facility owners from the first compliance phase of the programme.

Source: Routlege Taylor & Francis Group
Date: May 2016

This report introduces capacity mechanisms—a policy instrument for power markets—to a non-expert audience. The authors consider the implications of capacity mechanisms for meeting parallel objectives of security of supply and decarbonisation.

Source: Overseas Development Institute
Date: May 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)