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  • 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)

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2012

    Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2012” 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. The report presents an in-depth analysis of the renewable energy policies across the major countries in Europe namely Germany, Spain, France, Italy, the UK, ...


  • Plea for a responsible European energy and climate policy

    WBA Plea World Bioenergy Association (WBA) congratulates the new Members of European Parliament (MEP) for their responsibility in the European level. We wish them great success in developing a sustainable European future. The European Union is an important player on the global level and its energy and climate policy exerts a big influence worldwide. At the begining ...

  • GE and Google call for clean energy policies

    The recently announced alliance between technology giants General Electric and Google may provide the lobbying arsenal necessary for the US to overhaul an outdated electric grid widely considered as a barricade to a low-carbon future. The collaboration brings together two industry leaders with significant investments in U.S. renewable energy. Their focus on electricity infrastructure may ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Asia Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013

    Asia-Pacific 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. View Full Report With ...


  • Asia Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2012

    "Asia Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2012” 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. The report presents an in-depth analysis of the renewable energy policies across the major countries in Asia Pacific namely China, India, Australia, ...


  • CEA Calls for New Energy Policies to Reduce Consumption

    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today released a whitepaper recommending new policies to improve the way Americans understand and manage energy consumption. This new whitepaper is a product of CEA’s new Smart Grid Working Group, through which CEA member companies are advancing the deployment of smart grid systems across the country. The ...


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

    New Publication Highlights Urgent Need for Strong U.S. Energy-Climate Policy. Pew Center on Global Climate Change Makes Compelling Case for ...

  • Energy efficiency policies around the world: review and evaluation

    The World Energy Council (WEC) has published a new report on energy efficiency trends and policies around the world. The report produced in collaboration with ADEME (France) covers over 70 countries representing more than 80% of global energy consumption. The report was presented today by the study Chair Dr. Francois Moisan at a round table of leading media energy experts organised by the World ...


    By World Energy Council

  • Machinery of government change: energy-using products policy

    This written ministerial statement confirms that policy responsibility for energy-using products will transfer from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to the Department of Energy and Climate Change. This responsibility includes, but is not limited to, the UK’s interests in the IEA Implementing Agreement on Energy Efficient End-use Equipment (4E) and the Super-efficient ...

  • Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2012 By MarketResearchReports.biz

    New Market Research Report Added In MarketResearchReports.Biz Database Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2012 Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2012 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. � The report presents an in-depth ...


  • China’s key energy policy institution joins REEEP

    Today at the Global Wind Energy Conference in Beijing, the Energy Research Institute (ERI), a key division of National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), formally joined REEEP.  NDRC is the main policy making body in China on energy, environment and climate change. The signing ceremony was attended by senior Chinese government officials from NDRC and the National Energy Agency (NEA) ...

  • Africa `needs better policies on renewable energy`

    Inadequate policies and regulations, rather than a lack of funding, is the main reason for Africa's failure to exploit its huge renewable energy potential, according to Adnan Amin, director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency. His comments came at the launch of a UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report in Kenya, at the 12th special session of the governing council this week ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • White House touts energy policies as rules loom

    Setting the stage for upcoming restrictions on coal-fired power plants, the Obama administration is making a concerted effort to cast its energy policy as an economic success that is creating jobs, securing the nation against international upheavals and shifting energy use to cleaner sources. In a 42-page report released Thursday, the White House argues that significant increases in the domestic ...


    By Associated Press

  • Policy uncertainty threatens to slow renewable energy momentum

    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 its third annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report. According to the report, power generation from renewable sources such as wind, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Conservative MP criticises labour energy policy in blog

    The shadow minister for Energy and Climate Change has slammed the Labour Party’s energy policy and dubbed it the party of “energy insecurity” in a blog. Writing in the Blue Blog published on the Conservative Party website, Charles Hendry MP for Wealden in East Sussex, focused on the importance of energy security for Great Britain and criticised the Labour party for not showing enough direction in ...

  • Eaton Explores Energy Policy Challenges at GLOBALCON 2014

    Power management company Eaton today announced that the company will be exhibiting at the 25th Annual GLOBALCON Conference and Expo in Atlantic City, N.J. from April 9-10, 2014, highlighting energy surety and energy management solutions. Bill Anderson, director, strategy and business development, Eaton’s Government Sector, will also speak at the event, discussing the challenges facing ...


    By Eaton Corporation

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