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This website highlights the activities of the United Nations Environment Programme Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics in promoting public and private sector finance of clean energy.

Source: United Nations

This report describes how as global electricity demand increases, governments are designing and implementing policies to scale up and catalyze renewable energy.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Date: May 2015

This recorded webinar examines the Readiness for Investment in Sustainable Energy (RISE) project, which provides indicators for assessing the legal and regulatory landscape for investment in sustainable energy.

Source: World Bank Group, Clean Energy Solutions Center
Date: June 2015

This report explains how the need for lighting products in places like Africa remains critical, as a large portion of households still have no access to electrical services.

Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date: January 2015

This report identifies the main risks and barriers limiting investment. It also supplies a toolkit for policy makers, public and private investors, and public finance institutions to scale up their investments in renewable energy.

Source: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

This website features links to United Nations Development Programme case studies and publications on how energy can be used to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, which is one of eight UN Millennium Development Goals for 2015.

Source: United Nations

This report presents lessons for implementing local renewables policies in cities large and small, local government activities to drive renewable energy, as well as how national governments can create enabling frameworks for cities. Local governments are ideal drivers of change.

Source: Renewable Energy Policy Network for 21st Century
Date: May 2011

The Renewable Energy Toolkit (REToolkit) provides a set of tools to assist in improving the design and implementation of on-grid, mini-grid, and off-grid renewable energy projects.

Source: The World Bank

The Global Environment Facility has supported technologies including solar thermal heating, solar thermal power, off-grid and on-grid solar photovoltaic, wind power, small hydro power, geothermal power, and biomass in projects globally.

Source: Global Environment Facility
Date: November 2009

This report examines those policies, regulations, and institutional capacities in the electricity sector that will direct both public and private investment towards sustainable energy options.

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development, World Resources Institute
Date: November 2009