The handbook compiles information from multiple sources on the major barriers confronting the deployment of renewable energy and distributed generation, cogeneration and combined heat and power (alternative energy) projects into one document.
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This report provides information about the current use of electricity in rural areas and analyzes opportunities and challenges to rural electrification in developing countries as well as providing policy recommendations.
This report examines Kenya's potential to benefit from the Program on Scaling-Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP), operating under the framework of the Climate Investment Funds.
This website provides access to a collection of webcasts and podcasts presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Local Climate and Energy Program.
This special edition of the Sustainable Energy Regulation Network (SERN) Policy and Regulatory Review outlines the legislation, policies, and roles of institutions related to renewable energy and energy efficiency in India, at both the central government and state levels.
This paper argues for an "energy-poverty alleviation" fund to provide modern energy services to households without energy access. It also proposes an approach for creating such a fund, namely by introducing an incremental levy on petroleum.
This publication reports on a case study performed to bring metered electrical services to a slum in Brazil. The authors report on the entire process, results, performance, and lessons in sustainability and ability to reproduce viable results.
In this webinar, panelists examined best practices and the potential for long-term sustainability of micro-grids in several geographic contexts, including micro-grid initiatives and projects underway in Asia and Africa.
This analysis tool was developed as part of a multi-year initiative to operationalize a framework and implementation plan to assess water-energy-food security, understand the impacts of mining and provide guidance to decision makers on how to optimize across economic, social and environmental pr
This report—which is based on a country-by-country assessment of supply, demand, renewable energy potential and technology prospects—recommends 14 actions to accelerate the Africa’s renewable energy uptake in Africa.