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Analysis of the Potential Future of the Lighting Global Quality Assurance Program

Monday, August 10, 2015
Analysis of the Potential Future of the Lighting Global Quality Assurance Program

This report presents the findings of an investigation into the factors and issues affecting the likely viability of prospective successor organizations to the current Lighting Global (LG) Quality Assurance (QA) organization. The analysis was conducted by Navigant Consulting with support from the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association and is intended to provide useful information to prospective applicants to the IFC’s request for expressions of interest regarding the Lighting Global Off-Grid Lighting Third-Party Certification Body.

New 21st Century Power Partnership Report Describes Pathways for Power Systems Transformation

Monday, March 16, 2015
New 21st Century Power Partnership Report Describes Pathways for Power Systems Transformation

Guiding the pathway of power system change is a difficult task for policy makers. This challenge is the subject of Power Systems of the Future, a new report prepared by the 21st Century Power Partnership.

Clean Energy Solutions Center’s Ask an Expert Service Assists Clean Energy Policy Makers Worldwide

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Clean Energy Solutions Center’s Ask an Expert Service Assists Clean Energy Policy Makers Worldwide

Since the Clean Energy Solutions Center launched its Ask an Expert service in early 2012, its clean energy policy experts have responded to more than 130 requests for no-cost policy assistance from policy makers in more than 70 countries worldwide.

Recently Published Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Assessment Available through the Clean Energy Solutions Center

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Recently Published Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Assessment Available through the Clean Energy Solutions Center

The Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Assessment (APREA) report provides an overview of the current and possible future costs of renewable electricity generation, as well as renewable generation integration issues, in China, India, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Australia.

GSEP Helps Mexico Identify Significant Energy and Emissions Savings from Cool Roofs

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
GSEP Helps Mexico Identify Significant Energy and Emissions Savings from Cool Roofs

A national study of the potential impacts of cool roofs and surfaces in Mexico finds that switching to cool roofs could help commercial and residential buildings realize typical energy savings of around 7% and 18%, respectively. The study was conducted as part of a comprehensive “Cool Roofs Action Plan” developed through support from the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) and adopted by Mexico’s National Commission on Energy Efficiency (CONUEE) in 2012. 

Assessing Energy Savings from "Cool Roofs" on Residential and Non-­residential Buildings in Mexico

Monday, May 12, 2014
Assessing Energy Savings from "Cool Roofs" on Residential and Non-­residential Buildings in Mexico

This study assesses the potential impacts of cool roof adoption in 7 major cities covering each of Mexico’s 6 climate zones. Each demonstrated significant potential for cool roofs to save energy, the associated energy costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Evaluación del impacto del uso de Cool Roof en el ahorro de energia en edificaciones no-residenciales y residenciales en Mexico

Monday, May 12, 2014
Evaluación del impacto del uso de Cool Roof en el ahorro de energia en edificaciones no-residenciales y residenciales en Mexico

Mexico Cool Roofs Impact Study - Spanish-Language version

This is the Spanish-language version of a study assessing the potential impacts of cool roof adoption in 7 major cities covering each of Mexico’s 6 climate zones. Each demonstrated significant potential for cool roofs to save energy, the associated energy costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Research Supported by EVI Helping Accelerate India’s Transition to Electric Vehicles

Monday, April 7, 2014
Research Supported by EVI Helping Accelerate India’s Transition to Electric Vehicles

Findings could also encourage electric vehicle deployment in China

New research supported by the Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) and conducted by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory reveals that hybrid cars are significantly more fuel-efficient in India and China than they are in the United States.
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