This WRI policy brief makes the case for a national renewable electricity standard (RES), and makes recommendations for specific design features that a national RES should include.
p>Today the Green Power Market Development Group-Europe (GPMDG-EU) announced in Lausanne, Switzerland completion of its first 100 megawatts (MW)
The Business Case for Corporate Use of Renewable Energy in Europe
This WRI policy brief gives an overview of the benefits that are motivating businesses in Europe to switch to renewable energy.
Texas has made recent headlines with its big plans to expand its electricity production. Either way, the state will have big impacts for U.S. GHG emissions.
One plan by the Dallas-based utility TXU would spend $10 billion to add 9,000 megawatts of conventional coal-fired coal capacity through 11 new plants. The new plants would increase Texas' CO2 emissions by 78 million tons, or 11...
Green Power Projects (January 2005 – December 2005)
Since January 2005, the Green Power Market Development Group has implemented or signed contracts for 185 megawatts (MW) of new green power projects and purchases – enough to power approximately 55,000 homes.
The Business Case for Green Power
Describes the business case for companies to use renewable resources to meet their energy needs.
Renewable Electricity, Tradable Renewable Certificates and On-Site Renewable Generation
Provides an overview of green power markets and describes the necessary steps to buying green power.
This is a joint publication of the U.S. DOE, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Federal Energy Management Program; U.S. EPA Green Power Partnership; World Resources Institute;...
Renewable Energy Certificates
This installment provides an introduction to RECs for corporate energy users. The publication defines RECs, their business benefits, and their similarities to other renewable energy products. It also makes suggestions for purchase strategy and policy.
Introducing the Green Power Analysis Tool
The fourth installment accompanies the release of the Green Power Analysis Tool. This installment identifies the business case for the tool, describes how it works, and explains how managers can input data on green power projects and corporate targets.
Opportunities With Landfill Gas
Provides an introduction to landfill gas as a green energy source for commercial and industrial enterprises.