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  • Sustainable Energy Regulation Network (SERN) Policy and Regulatory Review 2010

    Sustainable Energy Regulation Network (SERN) Policy and Regulatory Review 2010

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    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Friday, January 1, 2010

    This review provides information on policy and energy regulation in energy markets throughout the world, including: Africa; the Baltic States, Central, and Eastern Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; the Middle East; Russia; South Asia; South East Asia; and the Pacific Region.

  • Technology Roadmap: Carbon Capture and Storage in Industrial Applications

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    Publication
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    Thursday, September 1, 2011

    This road map paves the way for low-carbon industrial growth in developed and developing countries by providing a vision of industrial carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) until 2050. Its insights are intended to help policymakers evaluate the benefits of CCS technology and make informed decisions. It offers investors an assessment of the potential for CCS in industry, a neglected application of the technology.

  • Energy Efficiency Policies and Measures (Website)

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    Publication
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    Wednesday, April 1, 2015

    This database describes energy efficiency policies and measures in about 90 countries. Information was collected with surveys in about 50 countries and literature reviews in the remaining, which included national energy efficiency plans and other maintained databases.

  • Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa's Energy and Climate Opportunities

    Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa's Energy and Climate Opportunities

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    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday, January 1, 2015

    This report describes how 2015 was a watershed year for international development, with global leaders meeting to adopt a new set of sustainable development goals, as well as the financing framework that underpins those goals. With energy being the link that connects the global poverty agenda and climate change, this report explores the links between energy, poverty and climate change, while also documenting the risks that would come with a business-as-usual approach.

  • Developing Effective Off-Grid Lighting Policy

    Developing Effective Off-Grid Lighting Policy

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    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday, January 1, 2015

    This report explains how the need for lighting products in places like Africa remains critical, as a large portion of households still have no access to electrical services. The report argues there is strong evidence of the significant benefits of even low levels of electricity access, such as its impact on the effective length of working days, education, safety and access to information. The report offers strategic advice to policymakers within governments and regulatory agencies to accelerate the penetration of efficient off-grid lighting products.

  • 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
    Publication date: 
    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”.

  • 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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