It describes the Quality Standards for Solar Home System Kits, which set a baseline level of quality, durability, and truth in advertising to protect consumers. Kits covered by these Standards must be “plug-and-play,” have a peak power of 350 W or less, and a DC voltage of 24.
The atlas graphically illustrates where the resources are, where the potential for expansion occurs and what the possible impacts on the environment could be. It also provides visual information on the challenges and opportunities to providing Africa’s population with access to reliable, affordable and modern energy services.
This monitor provides over 30 individual monitors across six regions to highlight differing regional and national priorities. The insights were provided by over 1,300 energy leaders across the Council’s national member committee network. These insights and the findings from the World Energy Issues Monitor enable the World Energy Council to facilitate the dialogue among energy […]
Energy leaders are certain that technology, in its many forms, is the key to a decarbonised energy future. Advances in electric storage and renewable energy are the key areas that have the potential to determine the pace and the scale of the energy transition.
This paper reviews the recent and anticipated future growth of demand for wood for electricity generation and heat in modern technologies, and identifies the likely sources of supply, in recent years and in the future. It also provides an overview of the debate around the impact of wood energy on greenhouse gas emissions, and reaches […]
The report presents a chronological review of energy laws and regulations concerning grid interconnection procedures in the United States, highlighting the consequences of policies for renewable energy interconnections. It also places interconnection policies and their impacts on renewable energy within the broader context of power market reform.