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INSIDER: Beyond Buying Renewables: How Cities Can Influence the Energy System

  • decarbonization
  • INSIDER
  • improving electricity governance
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • Governance
Solar panels in a field.
  • decarbonization
  • INSIDER
  • improving electricity governance
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • Governance
Insights

Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
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India’s Supreme Court Reinforces Renewable Energy Targets for Industry

  • India
  • electricity
  • Energy
  • improving electricity governance
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • solar
  • WRI India
Solar panels in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. Photo by Knut-Erik Helle/Flickr.
  • India
  • electricity
  • Energy
  • improving electricity governance
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • solar
  • WRI India
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy

How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
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10 Questions that Shine a Light on Electricity Prices

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity tariffs
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • tariffs
Globally, electricity tariffs have sparked questions about the equitable distribution of costs and have, in some cases, led to social unrest and controversy. Photo credit: Alexandre Baron/Flickr
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity tariffs
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • tariffs
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A Shared Vision for Thailand's Solar Energy Development

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • improving electricity governance
  • renewable energy
Lopburi solar power plant in central Thailand is the largest solar photovoltaic project in the world. (Photo credit: Asian Development Bank)
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • improving electricity governance
  • renewable energy
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Helping Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Turn on the Lights in Poor Countries

  • Energy
  • Business
  • electricity
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • India
  • investment
  • Kenya
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • Philippines
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar
  • Energy
  • Business
  • electricity
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • India
  • investment
  • Kenya
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • Philippines
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar
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4 Lessons in Renewable Energy Planning: The Philippine Experience

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • Philippines
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • Philippines
  • renewable energy
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How Civil Society Groups Improved Electricity in Thailand

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Asia
  • access to information
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • Thailand
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Asia
  • access to information
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • Thailand
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More Transparency Needed to End Kyrgyzstan Energy Crisis

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • access to information
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • access to information
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • public participation
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Civil Society Groups Help Make Electricity Affordable and Sustainable

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • access to information
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • India
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • access to information
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • India
  • public participation

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