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Source: United Nations, Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy Research Center of the Netherlands, Joint Implementation Network, University of Edinburgh, Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership

This report provides information about the current use of electricity in rural areas and analyzes opportunities and challenges to rural electrification in developing countries as well as providing policy recommendations.

Source: Alliance for Rural Electrification

This presentation shows the results of the Institute for Building Efficiency's 2012 energy efficiency survey. The institute surveyed nearly 3,500 decision makers in a variety of sectors who are responsible for energy use in buildings—examining trends in priorities and practices.

Source: Institute for Building Efficiency
Date: July 2012

The UK is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% by 2050, relative to 1990 levels. We need a transformation of the UK economy while ensuring secure, low carbon energy supplies to 2050, and face major choices about how to do this.

Date: August 2012

This report argues that green growth can meet the challenge of promoting economic growth while not irreversibly depleting natural resources and the environment.

Source: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Date: January 2012

The authors of this report review advances in energy efficiency legislation and how it has played out in the market through the year 2011. The report follows 25 energy efficiency policy recommendations made in prior years by the International Energy Agency.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: April 2012

This report analyzes energy efficiency policies and best practices, and it offers a discussion-like overview of considerations to ensure that the proper policy paths are pursued.

Source: Regulatory Assistance Project, Sleeping Lion Consulting, Energy Futures Group
Date: October 2012

Energy performance contracting (EPC) is one approach to energy efficiency market growth. This report presents three main types of EPCs and recommends for how the International Finance Corporation can encourage the use of EPCs in developing countries.

Source: International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Date: June 2011

This report details the extent of climate finance from all associated institutions, including mitigation and adaptation activities through several sectors. The report covers data for 2012, definitions of terms, regional coverage and methodologies.

Source: African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank, International Finance Corporation
Date: November 2013

This report—which is based on a country-by-country assessment of supply, demand, renewable energy potential and technology prospects—recommends 14 actions to accelerate the Africa’s renewable energy uptake in Africa.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency
Date: January 2015