Persuading people to use energy more efficiently has long been heralded as a simple, effective way to tackle climate change. The problem lies in the persuasion. Behavioral science offers some clues to solutions.
Power from solar and wind requires zero or little water, unlike coal, gas and other forms of thermal power. Renewable energy can therefore be particularly attractive to water-stressed countries looking to meet their increasing electricity demands without producing emissions.
Increasing transparency across the electricity sector to boost access to affordable, reliable energy
Businesses and other organizations in China have a new option for buying renewable energy, thanks to a voluntary trading platform for Green Electricity Certificates.
Updated February 2018
The following table is a compilation of several green tariff proposals and offerings for commercial and industrial customers in regulated markets in the United States.
This list is regularly updated, but for complete and up-to-date details of each...
Implementation Guide for Utilities: Designing Renewable Energy Products to Meet Large Energy Customer Needs
Large-scale corporate energy buyers are seeking renewable energy as a central element of their overall energy strategy. In a few states, these commercial and industrial (C&I) customers have collaborated with their utilities to create new opportunities to buy renewable energy in ways that...
China's national government set a goal for half of the country's new buildings to be green certified by 2020. Three pioneering cities show how local governments and developers can deliver.
The U.S. Renewable Energy Map: A Guide for Corporate Buyers is an interactive map that reveals where buyers can access the renewable energy they want at the scale they need through their utility.
The U.S. Green Tariff Deals graph explores the renewable contracts signed by large-scale energy buyers and monopoly utilities via green tariffs.
The U.S. Renewable Energy Map: A Guide for Corporate Buyers answers the question, "where is there opportunity to purchase large-scale renewable energy from utilities across the United States?" By identifying these opportunities...