Energy Use and Efficiency Policies
This paper presents detailed manufacturing energy-use and economic-activity data along with state-by-state policy summaries for the 10 member states of the Midwestern Governors Association. To help inform ongoing policy discussions across the region, this paper offers a snapshot of industrial...
How to Seize the Opportunities in Low-Carbon Power
This paper offers a strategic framework for policymakers seeking to capitalize on the low-carbon transition.
Global companies are under increasing pressure to be energy efficient, from New York City to
Shanghai. Financing has long been a barrier, but a variety of financing tools can help unlock
capital flows. To help governments and business understand how they can leverage energy
Under a new WRI initiative, industrial companies in China can bundle energy efficiency projects to attract investors and reduce costs.
Effects of Policy on the Market for Building Energy Efficiency Technologies
As governments around the world devise policies to reduce energy consumption and GHGs, and minimize dependence on foreign sources of energy, they are increasingly focusing on technologies that can improve the energy efficiency of buildings. Insulation, lighting, and building controls are the...
China’s energy efficiency industry is emerging as a high growth sector with the country projected to spend as much as Rmb2.1 trillion (USD300 billion) over the next five years on products and services that cut energy use. The key drivers of this development are the Chinese government's...
What Do the New Chinese Fuel Economy Standards Mean for Foreign Automakers?
New Chinese fuel economy standards are likely to affect automakers differently.
Financial implications of environmental performance
Examining 13 companies in the U.S. pulp and paper sector, this report provides a new method of assessing a company's prospective financial exposure to environmental risks that could give investors an edge when making investment decisions.