This summary document provides an overview of the International Energy Agency's Action Star program, which is designed to offer policymakers guidance on renewable energy technology deployment. This summary includes high-level assessment of the drivers and reasons for governments to intervene to promote renewable energy deployment and manage the risk-reward ratio to attract new financing. It concludes by offering a set of four overarching guidelines to influence policy design as well as six specific policy actions to accelerate deployment.

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Renewable energy