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This report places the Smart Grids concept in the context of sub‐Saharan African, shifting the focus towards the facilitation of just access.

Source: United Nations, Georgia Institute of Technology, International Energy Agency, Imperial College London, Royal Institute of Technology, Alstom Grid, University College Dublin, International Renewable Energy Agency, Indian Institute of Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Date: February 2011

This report details findings from a pilot High Voltage Broadband over Power Line (HV-BPL) program, an effort to develop a disruptive technology that can not only replace the pilot wire relaying systems used to protect some high voltage transmission lines but can also provide a secured broadband

Source: United States National Energy Technology Laboratory, United States Department of Energy, Research and Development Solutions, LLC
Date: November 2009

This report examines consumer-owned backup generators (BUGS), which are distributed generation (DG) units used for emergency or standby applications and can be found in many dense commercial environments.

Source: United States National Energy Technology Laboratory, United States Department of Energy, Booz Allen Hamilton, Horizon Energy Group
Date: October 2010

This white paper discusses "self-healing" as a desired smart grid design feature that enables problematic elements of an electrical system to be identified, isolated and restored with little or no manual intervention, to minimize interruptions of service.

Source: United States National Energy Technology Laboratory, United States Department of Energy
Date: September 2010

This paper describes results of performance and loss analyses for grid-connected residential photovoltaic (PV) systems. The voltage of power distribution lines is raised by both PV systems output energy and reduced load during weekends.

Source: Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Meidensha Corporation, Kandenko, Nihon University
Date: June 2005

This presentation by a representative of the Tokyo Institute of Technology describes the design and performance of large-scale aggregated PV projects as they interface with the grid. It focuses on system design specifications, performance and future development opportunities.

Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Sandia National Laboratory, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Date: January 2009

This report helps energy efficiency (EE) practitioners, government officials and stakeholders to establish the most effective EE governance structures.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: January 2010

The study aims to inform policymakers on the most effective policies, programs and measures available to improve energy efficiency in existing residential buildings.

Source: International Energy Agency, French Agency of Development
Date: January 2008

This paper focuses on the importance of compliance when implementing energy efficiency regulations and standards and explores what can be done to improve poor compliance.

Source: World Energy Council, French Environment and Energy Management Agency
Date: June 2010

The Compendium of Energy Efficiency Policies of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economies is a publication intended to promote information sharing in the field of energy efficiency and energy conservation across the APEC economies under the common format.

Source: Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre
Date: March 2010