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On this page, you can find resources and tools to help in the design and implementation of LEDS. These include case studies, policy guides, manuals, research papers, training resources and webinars all from a wide range of sources. They are listed in chronological order, starting with the most recent at the top.

You can filter the resources by regions and working groups and sub-themes in the filter below. For ease of reference, some key resources created by LEDS GP working groups are also collated under working group pages.

Featured LEDS GP toolkits:

Development impact assessment toolkit

Energy toolkit

Transport toolkit

Resource guide for NDC finance

If there is a resource that you think should be included in our list, please email us at secretariat@ledsgp.org.

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Risky Business? Climate Change, Power Planning, and Resilience in Tanzania

Many countries face the challenge of strengthening and expanding electricity generation and infrastructure while incorporating climate resilience and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets into long-term power planning. Increasingly, climate change [more]…

Marine and Hydrokinetic (MHK) Atlas

The Marine and Hydrokinetic (MHK) Atlas is an interactive mapping tool designed and developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to help explore potential for marine and hydrokinetic resources. Hydropower [more]…

Renewable Energy Data Book

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) publishes a Renewable Energy Data Book every year. The book provides facts and figures on renewable energy in the United States and globally. The [more]…

2050 Calculator one page case studies

Originally developed for the United Kingdom by the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC), the 2050 Pathway Calculators are a suite of tools that let users create their [more]…

The Manual of European Environmental Policy (2014)

The Manual is the most systematic, comprehensive and reliable source of information on EU environmental policy and is an essential research tool for anyone working, studying or researching in this [more]…

Introduction to off-grid energy options for renewable energy systems

This guide is designed to help those who require modern energy-consuming equipment in off-grid areas and who must select appropriate power equipment. Particularly, it is aimed at: Decision makers in [more]…

System Advisor Model (SAM)

The System Advisor Model (SAM) is a performance and financial model designed to facilitate decision making for people involved in the renewable energy industry, ranging from project managers and engineers [more]…

Publicly backed guarantees as policy instruments to promote clean energy

This report is the second in the financing mechanisms series of the Sustainable Energy Finance (SEF) Alliance of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) studies, each of which looks in-depth [more]…

Private financing of renewable energy: A guide for policymakers

This guide provides an outline of how financing renewable energy works, with a particular focus on more mature end of the market i.e. the proven technologies that can be deployed [more]…

Approaches and financial models for scaling up Norwegian development assistance to clean energy

This report is the culmination of a consultative process facilitated by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooporation (Norad) which has served as a forum for capturing new ideas and actions [more]…

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