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  • Trends in Global Clean Energy Finance

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    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    This presentation considers trends in global clean energy finance as they were discussed at the Clean Energy Ministerial in Merida, Mexico in 2015. The presentation explains what technologies were invested in the most from 2004 to 2014 and in what regions of the world. It presents graphs, data and outlooks for the future.

  • Status Report on Power System Transformation

    Status Report on Power System Transformation

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    Publication
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    Friday, May 1, 2015

    This report examines the complex process of transforming power systems. It offers evidence for power system transformation by providing a collection of empirical examples of the types of innovations that are emerging worldwide. The authors aim to bolster the evidence for power system transformation by providing empirical examples of the types of innovations that are emerging worldwide. The examples cited are intended to show what power sector transformation is and how it is being achieved.

  • Narrowing the Emissions Gap: Contributions from Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Activities

    Narrowing the Emissions Gap: Contributions from Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Activities

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    Publication
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    Thursday, January 1, 2015

    This report UNEP), describes how renewable energy and energy efficiency programs in developing countries contribute to narrowing the “2020 emissions gap”. It provides an analysis of developing countries’ overall renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives, as well as specific projects and case studies that detail their countries’ implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency programs. Findings in this report reveal common challenges in measuring and reporting emissions reductions, including insufficient data and lack of a unified methodology.

  • Clean Energy Mini-Grids—High Impact Opportunity: Annual Report 2015

    Clean Energy Mini-Grids—High Impact Opportunity: Annual Report 2015

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    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday, December 31, 2015

    This report reviews the year 2015 and focuses on five “high impact opportunity” object areas. It describes how a wide range of activities were undertaken to raise the profile of clean energy mini-grids, draw attention to critical issues and facilitate building the partnership required for sustainable “clean energy mini-grids”.

  • The Road Toward Smart Cities: Migrating from Traditional City Management to the Smart City

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    Publication
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    Friday, July 1, 2016

    This guide is intended to present, in a practical and comprehensive manner, basic smart city concepts and principles, as well as the elements necessary for the formation of smart cities. These involve the use of technologies and processes, mechanisms that seek greater government efficiency, increased business productivity, and incentives for an innovative environment, taking into account the specificities of the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) context.

  • Climate Initiatives Platform

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    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.

  • Innovation Outlook: Renewable Mini-grids

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    Publication
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    Saturday, October 1, 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. Information contained in the report is intended to help countries support their national objectives by expanding their renewable energy options. The authors also discuss the effective implementation of incentive programmes and policy actions for a transition towards a sustainable energy regime.

  • Global Solar Atlas

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    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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