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This report reviews four energy efficiency programs for low income households: (1) the Brazilian Electricity Public Benefits Fund, (2) the Programme for Biomass Energy Conservation (ProBEC) in Southern Africa, (3) the United Kingdom’s Fuel Poverty Strategy (especially the Warm Front Scheme) and

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

This European Commission communication to the European Parliament and Council concludes that moving towards a low carbon economy needs new technology to be conceived, tested, and then deployed. Public and private investment in energy technology development has to increase substantially.

Source: Commission of the European Communities
Date: July 2009

This website includes maps that summarize state activity across a range of clean energy policy areas. Each map provides further details about state activities in that policy area. The resource is part of the U.S.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency

This website provides access to a collection of webcasts and podcasts presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Local Climate and Energy Program.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency

This report provides a high-level overview and specific recommendations for governments to help achieve universal energy access and reduce energy intensity.

Source: United Nations
Date: April 2010

This report identifies five obstacles to institutional investor engagement in low carbon growth in developing countries and proposes a package of public finance investments to address this.

Source: United Nations
Date: October 2009

This report explores how energy service companies (ESCOs) may be incorporated into a model for the introduction of energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives in poor communities on a large scale, using South Africa as an example.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership
Date: January 2007

This website highlights the activities of the United Nations Environment Programme Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics in promoting public and private sector finance of clean energy.

Source: United Nations

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Finance Initiative is a global partnership between UNEP and the global financial sector to develop linkages between sustainabiliy and financial performance.

Source: United Nations

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) aims to promote clean energy and diversify the Asian and Pacific markets away from greenhouse gas-producing fossil fuels while benefiting the poor by cutting the cost of electricity and protecting the air, water, and soil quality.

Source: Asian Development Bank
Date: January 2010