p>A thriving renewable energy industry is a critical solution to problems such as high energy prices and climate change. But unless Congress extends the renewable tax credits soon, the industry’s steady growth could stall.
EGI offers a new hope for electricity in Brazil.
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Wind power is the fastest-growing form of renewable electricity and constitutes a substantial portion of green power products in the United States. Corporate energy buyers can incorporate wind into energy portfolios in a variety of ways: through utility-offered green
Beijing Shenwu Thermal Energy Company, a once struggling small enterprise, is revolutionizing China's industrial energy consumption by making it more efficient and cleaner.
A RES, also called a renewable portfolio standard (RPS), requires electricity suppliers to obtain a minimum percentage of their power from eligible renewable energy sources by a certain date. To date, a patchwork of 25 states and the District of Columbia have implemented renewable electricity
These guidelines supplement the Greenhouse Gas Protocol for Project Accounting, published in December 2005 by the World Resources Institute and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
This framework assesses the extent to which decision making processes in national electricity sectors are transparent, allow for public participation, remain accountable to the public interest and permit access to redress.
Policymakers, regulators, citizens, and the international community are grappling with the challenges of providing access to reliable and affordable electricity, and addressing major environmental challenges.
The Thai power sector has been dominated by three government-owned enterprises since 1970’s. The first is the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), responsible for generation and transmission. The other two are Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) and Provincial
EGI focuses on public interests in policy and regulatory processes. We seek to create a new and constructive dialogue between civil society and sector officials where relations have often been strained.
The Philippines assessment was completed by Green Independent Power Producers in partnership with the Action for Economic Reforms, and the Development Academy of the Philippines.
The Indonesia assessment was completed by the Indonesian Institute for Energy Economics, in partnership with the Indonesian Centre for Environmental Law, Institut Bisnis dan Ekonomi Kerakyatan, Pelangi, Working Group on Power Sector Restructuring (WGPSR), and WWF Indonesia.
This study was completed by the Center for Policy Research (New Delhi) Citizen Consumer and Civic Action Group (Chennai), The Center for Environmental Concerns (Hyderabad), and Praja (New Delhi).
The sixth installment describes three "next generation" green power products tailored to the needs of corporate customers in voluntary markets. The three "next generation" products addressed in this publication include:
Working 9 to 5 on climate change: An office guide is based on the experiences of the World Resources Institute with its CO2 reduction commitment and will help other office-based organizations understand climate change and the practical steps they can take to measure and reduce th
Green, renewable energy sources offer U.S. companies the opportunity to stabilize energy costs, diversify energy sources, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and strengthen customer relations.
During the 1990s, the conventional wisdom about the electricity sector —public ownership and integrated utilities —was challenged by a new model of private ownership and unbundled utilities.