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This report explores mechanisms that policymakers have implemented to limit feed-in tariff policy costs. If designed clearly and transparently, such mechanisms can align policymaker and market expectations for project deployment. Three different policy tools are evaluated: (1) caps.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory, E3 Analytics
Date: July 2011

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 guide is a comprehensive resource created to assist local governments and stakeholders in designing and implementing a strategic local solar plan. This guide includes examples and models that have been field-tested in cities and counties in the United States.

Source: United States Department of Energy
Date: January 2011

This report is intended to help policymakers learn about the best and worst practices in net metering and interconnection policies. Freeing the Grid analyzes each state’s approach and the likelihood of success in achieving the goals of these policies.

Source: Network for New Energy Choices
Date: December 2010

This handbook is intended for listing organizations, companies and institutions that are instrumental in the project development process.

Source: World Energy Council
Date: April 2004

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 website presents an overview of total installed wind energy capacity in Spain per year from 2000 to 2010. The page also presents the main market developments from 2010; a policy summary; a discussion of the revision in feed-in tariffs in 2010; and a future market outlook.

Source: Global Wind Energy Council

This report contains an overview of renewable energy and energy efficiency (RE/EE) legislation and policies in China at the national level along with examples of RE/EE activities in the provinces, several major municipalities and some autonomous regions.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership, University of Warwick
Date: January 2010

The handbook compiles information from multiple sources on the major barriers confronting the deployment of renewable energy and distributed generation, cogeneration and combined heat and power (alternative energy) projects into one document.

Source: Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate, United States Energy Association
Date: February 2009