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This presentation provides an overview of the commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, which may be used by local governments in the United States to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements.
The India Climate Portal is the country's first dedicated site on climate change, bringing daily news, views, action, and resources. It is meant to raise awareness, promote information exchange, and foster networking and partnership in the search for solutions to climate change.
This presentation shows the results of the Institute for Building Efficiency's 2012 energy efficiency survey. The institute surveyed nearly 3,500 decision makers in a variety of sectors who are responsible for energy use in buildings—examining trends in priorities and practices.
In this webinar, Kurt Shickman, Executive Director of the Global Cool Cities Alliance (GCCA), discusses how cool roof and pavement materials can mitigate urban island heat effects, lower energy costs, and improve the environment.
The authors of this report review advances in energy efficiency legislation and how it has played out in the market through the year 2011. The report follows 25 energy efficiency policy recommendations made in prior years by the International Energy Agency.
This report analyzes energy efficiency policies and best practices, and it offers a discussion-like overview of considerations to ensure that the proper policy paths are pursued.
Energy performance contracting (EPC) is one approach to energy efficiency market growth. This report presents three main types of EPCs and recommends for how the International Finance Corporation can encourage the use of EPCs in developing countries.
The authors of this report recommend various measures to support large-scale deployment of renewables in Mauritania, including developing a national policy on renewable energy; updating the electricity code and associated implementing decrees; creating the institutional and regulatory framework t
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.