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  1. Women, Energy, and Economic Empowerment: Applying a Gender Lens to Amplify the Impact of Energy Access

    modern energy enables economic advancement. The authors ask under what context does gender equality rise ... meaningful results by targeting energy development programs that enhance benefits for women, and if so, how? ... They conclude that energy access programs are an underexplored lever for women’s economic empowerment. ...

    September 2014

  2. Tax Measures: A Complete Clean Energy Finance Guide

    This resource—which is one of many instrument summaries offered by the Clean Energy Finance ... incentive for investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and measures. Governments ... around the world have implemented a variety of tax measures to support clean energy deployment Common ...

    Clean Energy Finance Solutions Center

  3. Energy for a Sustainable Future: The Secretary-General's Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change Summary Report and Recommendations

    achieve universal energy access and reduce energy intensity. The report recommends that energy access be ... are also discussed. Energy for a Sustainable Future: The Secretary-General's Advisory Group on ... Energy and Climate Change Summary Report and Recommendations United Nations United States Energy Access ...

    United Nations

    April 2010

  4. Development of a Regulatory Framework for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency within the Electricity Sector in Namibia

    in the development of a national renewable energy strategy. Six recommendations are presented to ... Development of a Regulatory Framework for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency within the Electricity Sector ... in Namibia Consulting Services Africa Namibia Directorate of Energy Christoph Schumann Martin Heita ...

    Consulting Services Africa

    January 2007

  5. How a New Breed of Distributed Energy Services Companies can Reach 500mm Energy-Poor Customers within a Decade

    This paper offers a commercial solution to the energy access challenge. According to the authors, ... living without access to basic levels of modern energy services can be reached by 2030. They estimate ... the distributed energy service company, or DESCO model functions. How a New Breed of Distributed ...

    June 2014

  6. Fulfilling our Commitment to Clean Energy: Promoting Clean and Efficient Energy Technology in Developing Countries, Fiscal Years 2008-2010

    This report provides information about many of the energy programs in which the U.S. Agency for ... renewable energy projects, policy development, and technology modernization. Projects are located in Africa, ... Clean Energy: Promoting Clean and Efficient Energy Technology in Developing Countries, Fiscal Year ...

    United States Agency for International Development

    August 2011

  7. Modern Africa: Opportunities for Women in Energy & Water Access: Women's Access to Energy (Panel 1)

    women's access to water and clean energy in Africa. Practitioners, thought leaders, experts, entrepreneurs ... and policymakers discuss and explore the opportunities in water-energy access in Africa, and they give ... participation in, and contribution to, the water and energy sectors in Africa. Modern Africa: Opportunities for ...

    Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

    February 2014

  8. Africa Energy Outlook: A Focus on Energy Prospects in Sub-Saharan Africa

    This report describes one of the most poorly understood parts of the global energy system, offers ... how investment in the sub-Saharan energy sector can stimulate rapid economic and social development ... across the region. Chapter 1 analyses sub-Saharan Africa’s energy sector as it is today. It outlines ...

    January 2014

  9. Executive Summary: Perspectives for the Energy Transition-Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy System

    needed to facilitate an energy transition in a cost-effective manner while also working towards other ... policy goals. The findings of this report are intended to inform G20 work on energy and climate in the ... context of the 2017 German G20 presidency. Executive Summary: Perspectives for the Energy ...

  10. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Handbook for Drafting Laws on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Resources

    Handbook for Drafting Laws on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Resources United Nations Richard ... Ottinger Adrian J. Bradbook Clean Transport Fuel Efficiency Energy Efficiency Energy Access Rural ... Capital Subsidies, Grants and Rebates 1 January 2007 Keywords by: climate relevant regulations energy ...

    United Nations

    January 2007