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This online data base collects information on international climate mitigation initiatives in operation that (1) have potential to contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, (2) are international in scope or have the potential for significant impact at global scale, and (3) are dialogues,

Source: Climate Initiatives Platform
Date: January 2016

This report explores potential for urban communities to scale-up renewables by 2030, based on estimated energy use in 3,649 cities around the world. The authors find that every city has massive potential to cost-effectively boost renewable energy use at the local level.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency

This paper explores the extent of alignment between the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and climate agendas in a concrete way—by demonstrating that climate actions communicated in the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement have the potential to generate mutua

Source: World Resources Institute
Date: September 2016

This report informs policymakers and other stakeholders in the energy sector about the technology developments in renewable mini-grids. It also discusses how these technology developments could enable faster commercialization and large-scale deployment of renewable mini-grids.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: October 2016

The collection of case studies from different geographies highlights challenges, breakthrough solutions, project outcomes and the learning from project implementation.

Source: International Solar Alliance
Date: October 2016

This paper: 1) reviews international commitments to RET use and rural development and examines the link connecting RETs with rural development; 2) looks at RET options and potential benefits and deployment challenges; 3) investigates, using a number of case studies, how RET have been used to pro

Source: United Nations
Date: August 2011

This tool provides public access to current data about bus rapid transit systems around the world, including data for the design, performance, and cost of these systems. The database can be filtered by location or indicator..

Source: World Resources Institute
Date: April 2012

The paper reviews reports on an analysis of smart appliances and reviews different types of appliance “smartness.” It reviews smart appliance standardisation in Japan, the United States, Europe, Australia and China, and the development of relevant standards by the International Electrotechnical

Source: CLASP
Date: February 2014

Energy retrofits of existing buildings, specifically owner-occupied homes, is an understudied subject with large potential interest from both policy and practitioner perspectives.

Source: Building Research & Information, Danish Building Research Institute
Date: May 2014

This report reviews the year 2015 and focuses on five “high impact opportunity” object areas.

Source: Sustainable Energy for All
Date: December 2015