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Now Comes the Hard Part: 4 Key Challenges to SDGs

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
The Sustainable Development Goals aim to eradicate poverty and inequalities and spur economic growth while respecting planetary boundaries. UN Photo/Cia Pak.
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals

Corporate Buyers of Renewable Energy Get Louder—and More Diverse

  • Business
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
As demand for renewable energy expands, so too are our efforts to facilitate further collaborations to open new markets for clean power.  Photo by Daniel Hoherd/Flickr.
  • Business
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

RELEASE: WRI Report Points to a Roadmap for Energy Emissions Reduction in Brazil

  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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Building a Brighter Future – Powered by Renewable Energy

  • Economics
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development goals
Barefoot solar engineers in Tinginaput, India. Photo by DFID/Flickr.
  • Economics
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development goals
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Big Data Improves Renewable Power Forecasts. Will It Help India?

  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Tamil Nadu is India's leading wind power state. (Zamin Uthukuli, Tamil Nadu, India) Photo by Dhruvaraj S/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

RELEASE: Michael Polsky Makes $1 Million Gift to Fund Renewable Energy Work at WRI

  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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India’s Supreme Court Reinforces Renewable Energy Targets for Industry

  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Solar panels in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. Photo by Knut-Erik Helle/Flickr.
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
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Will India Pursue Solar-Powered Railways?

  • renewable energy
  • transportation
India's railways are the country's largest consumer of electricity and diesel fuel. Photo by Sistak/Flickr
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
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What do Apple, Citi and Shell Have in Common?

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
It's a pleasant surprise to see growing acceptance for the importance of low-carbon power from some of the world’s biggest traditional energy firms. Photo by Aeon Solar/Flickr.
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

As Obama and Modi Meet, 4 Opportunities for US-India Action on Clean Energy and Climate

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
India's goal is to increase solar power to 100 gigawatts by 2022. Photo by Abbie Trayler-Smith/DFID
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy

Power Options: Comparing Costs of Rooftop Solar to Traditional Electricity

  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
Between 30 to 60 percent of U.S. public and private (K-12) schools could save money by installing solar PV at a price of $2-2.5/W. Photo by Matt Montagne/Flickr.
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Behind the Meter Solar PV

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How to Calculate Policies’ Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • renewable energy
Tunisia launched its renewable energy program, PROSOL ELEC, in 2010 to scale up solar photovoltaic systems in buildings throughout the country. Photo by World Bank/FLICKR.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • renewable energy

Weighing Options: How Do You Compare the Costs of Renewable Energy to Traditional Electricity?

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
How would a supermarket looking to supply their electricity directly from on-site solar energy compare this option with traditional power? Photo by Bart Speelman/FLICKR
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Infographic: U.S. Businesses Need More Renewable Energy from the Grid

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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The Price Is Wrong: New Report Calls for Fossil Fuel Prices that Reflect Environmental Costs

  • Finance
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
A new IMF report shows that taxing fossil fuels could reduce deaths from fossil fuel-related air pollution by 63 percent. Photo credit: thienzieyung, Flickr
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Shifting to Renewable Energy Can Save U.S. Consumers Money

  • U.S. policy
  • renewable energy
Natural gas power plant in Vinyard, Utah. The United States is moving towards cleaner power generation, with renewable energy at the forefront. Photo Credit: arbyreed/Flickr
  • U.S. policy
  • renewable energy
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset