Technologies to harness solar power as a path to low-carbon energy are developing at breakneck speed. How can developing countries best make use of them to benefit the millions of rural poor who still live without electricity?
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This network, supported by the UN Environment Programme, brings together researchers from 20 'centres of excellence' across the developing world to share knowledge on energy, development and environment issues. It publishes information on its activities and links to each of its member centres. It includes a list of publications, from policy briefs to technical or meeting reports.
HEDON is an online forum dedicated to household energy efficiency in the South. It aims to build a network of practitioners, policymakers, funders, and business-owners to collect and disseminate information on local, national, regional and international energy efficiency initiatives in the household energy sector.
HEDON publishes a journal, Boiling Point, with freely available archives dating back to 1982 as well as information on key topics, including forestry, gender, climate change and policy. It also publishes relevant news, events and announcements.
This global policy network of governments, international institutions, nongovernmental organisations and others, aims to improve policies to support the rapid expansion of renewable energies. It publishes news and information on international and national renewable energy policies and links to numerous resources including a virtual library on renewable energy policies, a calendar of events and an interactive map. Its flagship publication Renewables Global Status Report is updated every year.
This electronic forum, managed by Practical Action South Asia, provides a space for stakeholders to share their knowledge and experiences of community-based renewable energy options for South Asia.
The forum includes online discussions about topical energy-related subjects; quarterly e-discussions on energy issues in the region; a bi-annual e-magazine; links to research papers on energy policy; and a notice board for energy related events and news.