There's plenty of U.S. corporate demand for renewable energy, but not enough supply. Multinational corporations including Facebook and Microsoft have joined the new Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance to make their preference for more renewable power felt.
When Facebook considers building a new data center, a top priority is finding renewable energy to power it. A new interactive map lets Facebook and other companies compare renewable power options in various states as they decide where to put new U.S. facilities or expand existing ones.
This fact sheet examines how Wisconsin can use its existing policies and infrastructure to meet its emission standards under the Clean Power Plan while minimizing compliance costs, ensuring reliability, and harnessing economic opportunities. Read about additional analyses in WRI's fact sheet...
Eight Actions for Urban Leaders
New WRI analysis examines the vital role building efficiency can play in shaping sustainable cities of the future. When done right, energy-efficient buildings can generate several social, environmental and economic benefits.
This fact sheet examines how Illinois can use its existing policies and infrastructure to meet its emission standards under the Clean Power Plan while minimizing compliance costs, ensuring reliability, and harnessing economic opportunities. Read about additional analyses in WRI's fact sheet...
From fans to air conditions to refrigerators, appliances account for about 18 percent of global energy consumption, and India's rising urban population has a growing appetite for them. Energy-efficient appliances haven't caught on with Indian consumers, despite their clear cost and environmental benefits. Flawed governance is part of the reason why.
This study assesses and compares the benefits of electricity service to households and small enterprises from microgrids, solar home systems (SHS), and the national grid in select rural communities in India and Nepal. Electricity access, in general, leads to reduced kerosene use, more time spent...
The landmark Paris Agreement on climate change means it’s even more essential to spur the development of low-carbon technology, including technology to capture and store climate-warming carbon to keep it out of the atmosphere.