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The Green Growth Knowledge Platform is a joint initiative aimed at filling knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice. It provides consultation and research to practitioners and policymakers so that they can develop green growth strategies.

Source: Global Green Growth Institute, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nationa Environment Programme, World Bank
Date: December 2012

This document provides an analysis of the energy situation in West Africa as well as the region’s needs and options for energy development in the near future. The authors run the IRENA energy planning tool under four different scenarios and share their results.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency
Date: June 2013

This report provides a detailed and easily understandable assessment of levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for renewable electricity generation worldwide.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: January 2013

IRENA and IEA-ETSAP extensively outline the technology in this report and offer insight into the potential it has. A brief introduction is offered for policymakers that allows a easily understandable overview of a complex topic.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), International Energy Agency - Energy Technology Systems Analysis Programme (IEA-ETSAP)
Date: January 2013

The authors of this report review how performance standards and economic regulations can drive vehicle markets to great increases in fuel efficiency. Effective policy design and implementation are at the heart of this report, and best practices are found throughout.

Source: ClimateWorks Foundation
Date: June 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 attempts to take some of the guesswork out of predicting energy futures by explaining how to use energy modelling most successfully. Energy modelling occurs in a variety of forms and uses many different data sets, giving it an unending complexity.

Source: International Energy Agency-Renewable Energy Technology Deployment, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: June 2013

This report provides some context for energy policy in Thailand, where support for renewable energy in the power sector have allowed individual small projects to attract more investment, which has led to faster growth than in most other Asian nations.

Source: Climate & Development Knowledge Network
Date: May 2013

This report explores the experiences and challenges of the renewable energy sector to date, both in meeting the requirements of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RE IPPPP) and in planning for its longer-term implementation.

Source: International Institute for Environment and Development
Date: June 2013

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