South Africa's plans for a new coal power plant bring up difficult decisions for the World Bank.
Leaders must overcome the mistrust that has characterized recent U.S.-India relations on climate change and energy.
WRI submitted comments to the US Treasury on key issues the World Bank must address during its World Bank Energy Strategy review.
The market potential for energy savings companies (ESCOs) in India is great, yet barriers still stand in the way of the industry's growth.
In the Southeast from 1997 to 2006, total fossil fuel consumption increased approximately 14 percent, outpacing the national average rate of 5 percent growth.
Energy efficiency is significantly cheaper than producing electricity with new power plants (see chart) and offers additional economic and environmental benefits.
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This chart shows near-term energy efficiency potential in the Southeast, compared to DOE projections for electricity consumption through 2015.
In India, Energy Service Companies and local governments are teaming up to increase energy efficiency and save money.
This week's first-ever CIF Partnership Forum must ensure that new Clean Technology Funds will help developing countries quickly transition to zero-carbon technologies.
The Electricity Governance Initiative (EGI)---a collaboration of decision-makers and civil society to improve electricity sector governance in developing counties---has launched a new program in South Africa.