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This website provides case studies of local governments that are powering their operations and lowering their emissions using renewable energy, such as solar, wind, and geothermal technologies and methane capture from landfills.

Source: International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives

This case study highlights Nicaragua's Off-grid Rural Electrification Project (PERZA), which aimed to provide decentralized electricity services to rural remote areas.

Source: The World Bank

This report details the project design and results of Uganda's Energy for Rural Transformation Project.

Source: World Bank
Date: December 2009

This report reviews numerous voluntary renewable energy purchase markets in the United States. Sales, customer participation, community programs, and tradable certificate pricing are explored from several perspectives to identify market trends and opportunities for future growth.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: September 2013

This guide explains in detail how farmers can easily implement cost-saving energy efficiency and renewable energy measures into their operations. Throughout the report, there are case studies of successful programs from around the country.

Source: Vermont Law School: Institute for Energy and the Environment, Ag Energy Solutions
Date: September 2008

This webinar covers the basics of distributed generation, emphasizing renewable generation technologies and their benefits.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United State Agency for International Development (USAID)
Date: December 2012

The Energy Efficient Lighting Toolkit is designed to be the omnibus guide for countries to shift to energy efficient lighting. Policy best practices are discussed along with highlighting financial, energy, and environmental benefits.

Source: en.lighten, United Nations Environment Programme
Date: December 2012

The authors of this report review effective economic measures for increasing investment in energy efficiency in the buildings sector. All aspects of energy efficiency policy are reviewed, including policy and program design, and funding for programs.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA)
Date: December 2012

This report highlights China’s response to rapidly increasing pollution levels and the “greentech” progress made on the 12th five-year plan.

Source: China Greentech Initiative
Date: June 2013

This spreadsheet-based model can be used to estimate the delivered cost of energy for power plants, including the levelised cost of energy as well as transmission and distribution (T&D).

Source: The World Bank - Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)
Date: June 2012