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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

The objective of this report is to describe and analyse current approaches to include energy efficiency provisions in new building codes.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: March 2008

This report presents the findings of a new assessment of the techno-economic and policy-related efficiency improvement potential in the North American building stock conducted as part of a wider appraisal of existing buildings in member states of the International Energy Agency.

Source: International Energy Agency, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Sustainable Energy Partnerships
Date: July 2007

This study evaluates energy efficiency trends and policies in more than 70 countries.

Source: World Energy Council
Date: January 2008

This document discusses how decoupling can be a win-win strategy to both utility companies and their customers by breaking the link between electricity and gas sales and revenue.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United States Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Sentech
Date: July 2009

The RDEE Toolkit provides detailed program design and implementation guides for 10 broadly applicable energy efficiency programs across the residential and non–residential sectors.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
Date: December 2009

This paper reviews the issues and approaches involved in considering and adopting cost-effectiveness tests for energy efficiency.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency, Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc., Regulatory Assistance Project
Date: November 2008

In this report, McKinsey & Company offers a detailed analysis of the magnitude of the potential for improved efficiency in non-transportation uses of energy; a thorough assessment of the barriers that impede the capture of greater efficiency; and an outline of practical solutions available t

Source: McKinsey & Company
Date: July 2009

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