This paper offers lessons learned from the 16 regional and utility-specific, distributed solar generation studies summarized in A Review of Solar PV Benefit and Cost Studies, a July 2013 report by the Rocky Mountain Institute.
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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.
This report is the first in a series of three issue briefs on "Keys to Achieving Universal Energy Access," a three-day workshop held by WRI and the DOEN Foundation.
The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation provide the Global Solar Atlas—in addition to a series of global, regional and country GIS data layers and poster maps—to support the scale-up of solar power in their client countries.
TRANSrisk conducted 15 case studies that explore the transition to low-carbon economies, including 14 country-level case studies and one at the global and regional level.
The second of the Capacity for Development for the Clean Development Mechanism (CD4CDM) perspectives series, this collection of 13 papers aims to address the question of how to reform the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in a post-2012 climate regime.
This report showcases a methodology to evaluate the performance of different public finance mechanisms and their suitability for replication in other applications, policy contexts, and geographies across the clean energy continuum.
This article in the the ICER Chronicle details a novel approach to a distributed solar tariff, called the “Value of Solar” tariff (“VOST”), which addresses important utility and customer issues, and offers some significant improvements over traditional net metering approaches.
This report describes how crafting global actions that all nations believe to be equitable has been a central challenge for international climate policy for more than two decades.
This report considers remote prosumers as roof-top solar PV customers in remote areas and islands. It describes how they are deploying renewable energy, some with ambitious plans to meet 100% of their electricity or even final energy needs with renewables.