Energy Efficiency

Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy

RISE—Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy— is a global inventory of policies and regulations that support the achievement of SDG7 – electricity access, clean cooking, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. RISE tracks the regulatory indicators...
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Security of supply

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Energy, Poverty, and Development

There is often a two-way relationship between the lack of access to adequate and affordable energy services and poverty. The relationship is, in many respects, a vicious cycle in which people who lack access to...
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Energy policy: General Principles

Challenges facing Europe in the field of energy include issues such as increasing importdependency, limited diversification, high and volatile energy prices, growing global energydemand, security risks affecting producing and transit countries, the growing threats...
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Annual Report on the Implementation of the Acquis Under the Treaty Establishing the Energy Community

The present Implementation Report covers the period between mid-2011 and mid-2012, taking stock of the progress achieved by the Contracting Parties in implementing the acquis under the Energy Community Treaty (EnCT).
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Status Review of Renewable and Energy Efficiency Support Schemes in Europe

This document forms the latest update to the regular CEER Status Review of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Support Schemes in Europe and builds on the previous CEER report C10-SDE-19-04a.
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Reference Document: Social Safety Net Options for Energy Sector Reform

The objective of this document is to create a concise, functional guide which will inform policymakers of the advantages and disadvantages of several social safety net programs designed to protect vulnerable populations during energy sector reforms....
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Demand Response Programs

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A POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR THE 21st CENTURY GRID: Enabling Our Secure Energy Future

A smarter, modernized, and expanded grid will be pivotal to the United States’ world leadership in a clean energy future. This policy framework focuses on the deployment of information and communications technologies in the...
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The Smart Grid: An Estimation of the Energy and CO2 Benefits

This report articulates nine mechanisms by which the smart grid can reduce energy use and carbon impacts associated with electricity generation and delivery. The quantitative estimates of potential reductions in electricity sector energy and associated CO2...
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