This first annual publication identifies the gap between the current levels of investment in low-emission, climate resilient urban infrastructure and the volumes required to ensure the world is on track to keep global temperature rise below two degrees.
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This publication identifies gender-responsive strategies in the renewable energy sector and supports the formulation and implementation of policies in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) renewable energy sector that are informed and strengthened by the provision of reliable analysi
This website contains information on more than 800 clean energy policies around the world. It is searchable by policy name, geography, mechanism and status with subsector impacts noted per policy.
This report identifies opportunities for bio-energy development in Caribbean and Central American nations, including the technical potential for biofuels (ethanol and biodiesel) and biopower generation.
This report examines the feasibility and implementation of Burkina Faso's electrification program to boost countrywide network coverage, improve network-operating conditions, and increase the number of localities and households with access to electricity.
This report assesses the need for energy services in least-developed countries, developing countries, emerging economies, and developed countries, as well as barriers and classes of policies to address them. Examples of forward looking policies in developing countries are presented.
This report provides insights into how countries can address lack of electricity access in slums. It includes examples of approaches taken in the Philippines, South Africa, Brazil, and India.
This resource provides describes a rural electrification project that aims to extend electrical lines, install solar panels, and rehabilitate a two-megawatt hydropower station to provide distributed electricity generation to a rural region of Lesotho.
In this report, the authors look at modern energy services in developing countries. The primary purpose of this document is to quantify and report the statistics related to energy use, energy poverty and the health impacts of energy in developing countries.
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.