The main purpose of this handbook is to assist people who are working in or with local government to develop sustainable energy and climate action plans and implementation programs.
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This case study highlights Chile's Rural Electrification Program (PER), which expanded rural electrification through private sector companies and existing cooperatives.
This document outlines the considerations for energy system planners planning energy and electricity systems in their respective countries. It provides best practices and case studies that summarize experiences in developing energy systems.
This webinar covers (1) energy access and links to development, end-user finance for modern energy, productive uses for energy to support economic development, and enabling environments for project development and investment in clean energy, (2) approaches to investing services and capital in sm
This market report from the Geothermal Energy Association provides an overview of the international geothermal power industry in 2011-2012. The authors find that global geothermal energy growth has far outpaced growth in the United States.
This report examines the progress Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation countries on the two energy initiatives laid out in APEC's 2007 Sydney Declaration: 1) facilitate and review progress through the voluntary APEC Energy Peer Review Mechanism and 2) work towards achieving an APEC‐wide goal of a r
This report outlines renewable energy financing challenges on both the national and state levels in India. The review discusses available capital, equity, and the investment situation as well as the policy atmosphere that surrounds energy investment.
This report finds that in order to stabilize the global temperature at an acceptable level, USD 34 billion of additional public funding is required to stimulate private capital for green investments.
This study offers one of the first perspectives on the job-creation role of rural energy access. The authors find that there is significant potential for job creation due to rural energy access initiatives, especially small-scale renewables.
This report examines clean energy predictions and realities around the world. It includes much data and country case studies that give a realistic overview of the international energy picture through 2030.