"United Nations publication sales no. E.11. II. D.20"--Title page verso.
Renewable energy technologies, energy poverty and climate change: an introduction -- Renewable energy technologies and their growing role in energy systems -- Stimulating technical change and innovation in and through renewable energy technologies -- International policy challenges of renewable energy technologies -- National policy frameworks for renewable energy technologies -- Conclusions.
" ... focuses on the important role of renewable energy technologies in responding to the dual challenge of reducing energy poverty while mitigating climate change. This is particularly timely as the global community prepares for the Rio+20 Conference next year. The Report identifies key capacity issues for developing countries and proposes concrete recommendations for the wider use of renewable energy technologies to promote sustainable development and poverty reduction."--Provided by publisher.
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