North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013 provides comprehensive analyses of the various policies and incentives for the use of renewable energy in these countries. This report analyzes the renewable energy policy framework and the major technologies adopted by these countries. The authors also provide key details about the economic benefits that renewable energy can bring to these countries. The handbook also highlights the differences between renewable energy policies in the different countries. The key takeaways in this report will help decision-makers in both North and South America make informed decisions in the future.
Argentina reaffirmed its commitment to formalize its enhanced mitigation goal.
Other countries committed to accelerate climate action. And the participants agreed to improve their resilience to climate-related extreme weather events and prioritize a green recovery in the wake of the global economic crisis. The Handbook is available for download here. Further, the handbook contains links to resources related to renewable energy in Latin America. The publication aims to help policy makers understand the opportunities for renewable energy in these regions and develop strategies for its adoption.
Hundreds of jurisdictions around the world have set goals to transition to 100% renewable energy systems by 2030. The handbook examines these pioneers as well as their best practices and policies for the region. By comparing their policies and practices, the policy handbook aims to provide inspiration for the future development of renewable energy in the region. There are also several concrete examples of renewable energy in the region. These examples are considered as the starting point for new renewable energy policies.
The handbook aims to provide state legislators and legislative staff with essential tools for leveraging the benefits of solar electricity.
It addresses the challenges associated with localized energy generation, innovative approaches to rate design, financing, and workforce development. The handbook also outlines a range of policies for distributed solar photovoltaic in North and South America. In addition to describing the benefits and challenges of distributed solar energy in each state, the handbook provides information on the economic and environmental impacts of distributed solar photovoltaic systems. It also addresses key issues related to financing, regulatory environment, and workforce development.