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This report analyses the rural electrification policies of Brazil, China, South Africa and India to help guide policymakers in developing an effective rural electrification plan. The document outlines the different paths that each country took to achieve their goals of rural electrification.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: March 2010

This report reviews four energy efficiency programs for low income households: (1) the Brazilian Electricity Public Benefits Fund, (2) the Programme for Biomass Energy Conservation (ProBEC) in Southern Africa, (3) the United Kingdom’s Fuel Poverty Strategy (especially the Warm Front Scheme) and

Source: World Energy Council, French Environment and Energy Management Agency
Date: July 2010

This paper provides a global overview of past market experience, existing applications and results of policies and programs for renewable energy.

Source: Annual Review of Energy and the Environment
Date: January 2002

This paper focuses on the debate concerning the creation of "low-carbon" jobs. Government action on climate change promises economic opportunity.

Source: Global Climate Network
Date: March 2010

This report addresses investment trends in sustainable energy by technology and by region, status of research and development efforts, flows of venture capital and private equity, and investment in developing countries in Asia, Latin America, and Africa.

Source: United Nations, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Date: January 2010

This website highlights the activities of the United Nations Environment Programme Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics in promoting public and private sector finance of clean energy.

Source: United Nations

This online database and interactive map for global offshore wind development contains details on over 900 wind farms in 36 countries. The 4C Offshore Interactive Map provides an interactive map-based view of wind farm data, as well as wind farm-related news and career information.

Source: 4COffshore

This paper complements the International Energy Agency's 2011 report, "Deploying Renewables 2011: Best and Future Policy Practice" (http://www.iea.org/w/bookshop/add.aspx?id=414), and is intended to provide more detailed information on

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: November 2011

This paper introduces stakeholders to the concept of a clean energy standard (CES), explains how a CES works, describes the benefits that a CES can deliver, and explores federal and subnational options for CES policies.

Source: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Date: November 2011

This report addresses how the production and use of bioenergy products are likely to influence the future state of water resources and asserts that bioenergy development needs be carefully planned to avoid it adding to existing pressures.

Source: United Nations, International Energy Agency, Oeko-Institut
Date: September 2011