energy policy News

  • Chinese energy policies

    China's economic, energy and environment policies have not been streamlined to fight climate change, according to a new study. Carmen Richerzhagen and Imme Scholz from the German Development Institute reviewed China's recent climate-relevant policies and actions in a study published last month (3 December) in World Development. They found that China has struggled hard to increase its energy ...

  • Shaping the energy policy conversation

    The EI’s Energy Barometer 2015 was an undoubted success. A high proportion (63%) of EI members in our College responded to the survey. Their comments provided us with strong, unified messages about policy continuity, investor confidence and innovation support, skills needed for the future, and the need to improve the way we communicate energy matters ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • EHS&S News around the web, December 2016

    Obviously the biggest news of the past month is the result of the United States Presidential election. Here are some pieces that look at the potential practical implications for EHS and sustainability in 2017 and beyond: HBR looks at whether Fortune 500 companies can go along with  ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Leveraging Data in Moving Towards the Smart City

    Cities, no matter what size, all want to use data to inform their day-to-day operations and strategic forecasting. Most megacities have already developed the organizational, technical, and analytical foundations to leverage their data while some of the small to medium cities are still working to develop that capability.  A special panel session at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Providing quality assurance to data delivered by Copernicus Climate Change Service

    The Centre for Carbon Measurement at NPL, in collaboration with the University of Reading and Telespazio France, has launched a major new project to ensure the Copernicus Climate ...

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • European union clean energy policy

    The European Union has adopted a highly ambitious target of decarbonizing power generation and other key industrial sectors, in addition to 67% cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transport and up to 91% in reductions within the residential sector by 2050. To accomplish these goals, the EU embarked on a strategy of developing a holistic view of energy, transport, and efficiency - a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New direction for UK energy policy

    Consultation on ending unabated coal-fired power stations by 2025 New gas-fired power stations a priority Commitment to offshore wind support completes commitment to secure, low-carbon, affordable electricity supplies Move towards a smarter energy system Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has ...

  • Public support for climate & energy policies rising

    Public concern about global warming is once again on the rise, according to a national survey released today by researchers at Yale and George Mason ...

  • Policy uncertainty threatens to slow renewable energy momentum

    Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report will be presented at a Press webinar/teleconference at 11:00 Paris time on 28 August 2014. Contact ieapressoffice@iea.org to register. The expansion of renewable energy will slow over the next five years unless policy uncertainty is diminished, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today in ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • 2013 America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook Report

    North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013 report presents an in-depth analysis of the renewable energy policies across the major countries in North and South America namely the US, Canada, Brazil, Argentina and Mexico. The report provides the current and future renewable energy targets and plans along with the present policy framework, giving a fair idea of overall growth ...

  • Media advisory - Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy

    NREL Director Dan Arvizu will discuss how increased energy efficiency can benefit the nation when the Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy releases its recommendations Thursday, Feb. 7 in events at the National Press Club and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Arvizu will join Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., Tom King, President, National Grid USA, Kateri Callahan, President, Alliance to ...

  • Chinese government policies are favorable for the Solar Energy sector

    The solar energy market in China has been growing steadily and is expected to grow further. Major government initiatives coupled with large scale demand from the export market has been attracting investments in the sector. (Solar Energy China)The report begins with an introduction to the global solar energy market ...


  • UK Energy Crisis Report [EXTRACT] Policy Cost

    Drumbeat Energy Management is featuring extracts from the recent Liberum Capital Report ‘A crisis inUK energy policy looks inevitable’. The report identifies the possible triggers to the crisis. Download: ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • Urgent need for strong U.S. energy-climate policy

    Today, the Pew Center on Global Climate Change released The Case for Action: Creating a Clean Energy Future, a straight-forward synthesis of the urgent need to enact a strong U.S. energy and climate policy. The Case for Action adds to the growing chorus of expert research and analysis that underscores the need for effective policy action. The new Pew Center publication coincides with the release ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Consultation on draft national policy statements for energy

    The Government’s draft National Policy Statements for energy infrastructure will be strengthened, it was announced today. Charles Hendry, Minister of State for Energy said: “For large energy projects we need to give industry maximum certainty, so that if sound proposals come forward, they will not fall victim to unnecessary hold-ups. “We have decided to take a further ...

  • Business attitudes to energy efficiency policy options

    The Carbon Trust has completed new research for the Department of Energy and Climate Change examining the attitudes of businesses in the UK to a range of potential energy efficiency policy options. The project was designed to inform the early stages of the policy development process, with a particular objective to build the evidence base on incentive policies, and to explore which ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013 " to its huge collection of research reports. Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013 is the latest policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the region.  ...


  • Freeing energy policy from the climate change debate

    The 20-year effort by environmentalists to establish climate science as the primary basis for far-reaching action to decarbonize the global energy economy today lies in ruins. Backlash in reaction to 'Climategate' and recent controversies involving the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)'s 2007 assessment report are but the latest evidence that such efforts have evidently failed. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Conservatives propose new energy policy for the UK

    Promoting renewable energy, creating a Green Investment Bank and minimising the cost of capital for energy investments are just some of the proposals outlined by the Conservative party in its new energy policy. According to the Conservative party the policy, Rebuilding Security, Conservative Energy Policy for an Uncertain World, contains plans for the largest overhaul of British energy since the ...

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