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New 'Compendium of Best U.S. Practices' in RE and EE aims to drive deployment worldwide

Three leading energy efficiency and renewable energy organizations – the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP, an international body), the Alliance to Save Energy (Alliance) and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) – have jointly released their Compendium of Best Practices: Sharing Local and State Successes in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy from the United States, in which state and local governments share the key elements of their programs, lessons learned and what made each program a success.

Energy Globe award for Solomon Islands lighting project

REEEP's very first project in the Southeast Asia Pacific Region has won the National Energy Globe Award for 2009 for the Solomon Islands. The “Pacific Micro Energy Services Company” initiative has brought solar-powered LED lanterns to remote rural households in the Solomon Islands and Kiribati, replacing the default kerosene lighting, which is expensive and has harmful health effects.

YES Bank deal helps 26,000 farmers in India

A single loan for approximately €1.4 million will support the development of jatropha nursery plantations, to raise seedlings for distribution to over 26,000 farmers in six states in India. This transaction, developed by YES Bank Ltd (YBL) is the second one to close under a finance bundling project that is executed in partnership by YBL and Environment Energy and Enterprise Ventures (e3V), with some financial support from REEEP.

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