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The purpose of this report was to assist European Commission Member State governments in preparing for the implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC) and to guide a European policy for Renewable Energy Standards (RES) in the mid- to long-term.

Source: European Commission, Ecofys, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Energy Economics Group, Lithuanian Energy Institute
Date: October 2009

This report describes more than 20 specific practices for promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy in U.S. states and cities. Examples of effective implementation are also provided.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership, Alliance to Save Energy, American Council On Renewable Energy
Date: April 2010

This energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector of Brazil. With a focus on oil, gas, coal, and power markets, the report discusses Brazil's energy policy, energy companies, resource supply, prices, consumption, known barriers, and energy prospects.

Source: Enerdata
Date: December 2011

This policy brief summarises the main results of the International Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) Biofuels Project. The project examined the environmental impacts of biofuel production, and the policy brief provides suggestions for policy actions moving forward.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2009

As part of its Bioenergy and Food Security Criteria and Indicators (BEFSCI) project, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO of the United Nations has compiled a set of environmental practices that bioenergy feedstock producers can implement to minimize the risk of negative environmental impa

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
Date: March 2012

This document evaluates the possibilities, considerations, and challenges of using algae as a biofuel for powering developing countries.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, Ecofys, Global Bioenergy Partnership
Date: May 2009

This report assesses the production capacity scenarios of the global biofuels industry, the relationship between the establishment of a market for carbon credits and incentives for further biofuels market development, and commercial viability of a biofuels market.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2009

This publication examines the positives and negatives involved in the development of biofuels in Ecuador. It explores the possibilities of public-private partnerships, the benefits of promoting biofuels, and the possible costs and impacts on economic growth.

Source: United Nations
Date: May 2008

The BIOMAP tool maps biofuel project activities, providing detailed information on technology development and market actors across Europe.

Source: European Commission

This report examines the potential impact of the looming expiration of multiple subsidies for the clean energy industry in the United States. It finds that nearly all clean energy industry segments still rely on subsidies.

Source: The Brookings Institution
Date: April 2012