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  • Climate Initiatives Platform

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Friday, January 1, 2016

    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, formal multilateral processes or implementation initiatives. The information on the initiatives includes information about thematic focus, type of initiative, description, goal and activities, participant, and funders.

  • Transitions Pathways and Risk Analysis for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies (TRANSrisk)

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday, November 1, 2016

    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. In each country, the Technological Innovation Systems scoping matrix was used to narrow the area studied and to identify potential interactions between the socioeconomic sectors and the natural environment (resources).

  • Energy Efficiency Indicators Highlights 2016

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    Publication

    This statistical report is designed to help readers understand what drives final energy use in IEA member countries in order to improve and track national energy efficiency policies. It provides the first comprehensive selection of data that the IEA has been collecting each year after its member states recognized in 2009 the need to better monitor energy efficiency policies. The report includes country-specific analysis of end uses across the largest sectors: residential, services, industry and transport.

  • The Role of Smart Grid in Integrating Renewable Energy

    The Role of Smart Grid in Integrating Renewable Energy

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Friday, May 1, 2015

    This discussion paper explores the intersection of smart grid technology, policy and regulation from a non-technical point of view, focusing on some specific questions relevant for decision makers, including (1) the challenges of integrating variable renewable energy into power grids, (2) the types of emerging smart grid solutions for integrate variable renewable energy, (3) examples from around the world of smart grids aiding in the integration of variable renewable energy and (4) the types of policy and regulatory approaches that are emerging to support smart grid solutions in relation to

  • The Empirics of Enabling Investment and Innovation in Renewable Energy

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    This working paper undertakes econometric analysis to assess the impacts of climate mitigation policies and the quality of the investment environment on investment and innovation in renewable power in OECD and G20 countries. It also assesses how countries’ investment environments interact with climate mitigation policies to influence investment and patent activity in renewable power.

  • Global Solar Atlas

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Sunday, January 1, 2017

    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. The primary aim of the atlas is to provide easy access to solar resource data globally.

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