SURE Resources

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  • Annual Report

    Scaling Up Renewable Energy 2020 Annual Report

    In 2020, USAID helped partner countries power economies with clean energy while opening markets to private investment and competition. Read the report

USAID has curated a library of resources related to the primary strategies advanced through the Scaling Up Renewable Energy (SURE) project.

The resources listed below, from the SURE project and USAID as well as external sources, include tools to assist in the creation of new markets, country-level information, and thought-leadership in the form of articles and white papers.

Strategic Energy Planning

USAID is at the forefront of competitive procurement design and implementation, helping developing countries strengthen national energy sectors through increased transparency and greater private sector participation.

  • Guide

    Designing Renewable Energy Auctions: A Policymaker’s Guide

    The Policymaker’s Guide introduces key auction design concepts for energy ministries, utilities, regulators, and other stakeholders who make decisions on the design of renewable energy auctions. Read the guide

  • Colombia

    Reverse Energy Auction Design Support

    USAID is helping Colombia develop policy, regulatory, and business environments to procure renewable energy through auctions. The auction represents an opportunity to bring low-cost renewable energy, while promoting investment in Colombia’s energy sector. Visit the website

  • Mexico

    Institutional Framework for Auctions

    Mexico has implemented a major restructuring of its power sector which, with assistance from USAID, resulted in some of the world’s most competitive renewable energy prices. Visit the website

Grid Integration of Renewable Energy

Smart Incentives

Renewable Energy Zones (REZ)

SURE Annual Reports

  • Annual Report

    Scaling Up Renewable Energy 2020 Annual Report

    In 2020, USAID helped partner countries power economies with clean energy while opening markets to private investment and competition. Read the report

  • Annual Report

    Scaling Up Renewable Energy: Innovating for Impact

    USAID guided governments, electric utilities, and private energy developers to plan strategically, train inclusively, reduce energy costs, and encourage private investment as part of their journey to self-reliance. Read the report

Last updated: January 14, 2021

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