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The first part of this report briefly describes successful programs for several renewable energy technologies, providing Internet links for more information, as well as contact information.

Source: Canada Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Envirochem Services
Date: March 2006

This website hosts Energy Star; a labelling program begun in the United States by the U.S.

Source: Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

The document sets out the equations necessary to calculate the star rating index for appliances that carry an energy label in Australia. Equations for new air conditioner and refrigerator algorithms from April 2010 are included.

Source: Australian Energy Efficient Strategies (EES) for the Equipment Energy Efficiency Committee (E3)
Date: May 2009

This webpage is designed to give hyperlinks providing specific information about Canada’s various energy efficiency programs for standardizing and labelling of domestic, commercial and industrial appliances.

Source: Natural Resources Canada

CLASP is an international non-profit organization that accelerates worldwide implementation of best-in-class appliance energy efficiency policies via technical and market analysis, strategic policy advice, and collaboration.

Source: Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program

Energy Star is a labelling program begun in the United States by the U.S.

Source: European Commission

The primer aims to aid in outreach and education for carbon sequestration activities, specifically to address methods for communicating risks and benefits of geologic carbon sequestration to the public.

Source: United States National Energy Technology Laboratory, The Keystone Center
Date: January 2005

This paper discusses off-grid electrification options for low-income households in rural Kenya. Topics addressed include the recent introduction of pico hydro schemes (schemes of fewer than five kilowatts), the details of the implementation of two community schemes, and the costs involved.

Source: Renewable Energy Journal
Date: January 2003

This website describes a project to reduce energy consumption in buildings through the adoption of new standards based on international best practices for energy efficiency technologies and renewable energy use by the Chinese government.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership

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