To align utilities and consumers’ interests, this report presents three incentive methods that have emerged to foster energy efficiency: shared savings, bonus return on equity, and energy service company. A fourth incentive method, virtual power plant, is being proposed by Duke Energy.
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This website presents an overview of total installed wind energy capacity in Spain per year from 2000 to 2010. The page also presents the main market developments from 2010; a policy summary; a discussion of the revision in feed-in tariffs in 2010; and a future market outlook.
This report contains an overview of renewable energy and energy efficiency (RE/EE) legislation and policies in China at the national level along with examples of RE/EE activities in the provinces, several major municipalities and some autonomous regions.
The handbook compiles information from multiple sources on the major barriers confronting the deployment of renewable energy and distributed generation, cogeneration and combined heat and power (alternative energy) projects into one document.
The first part of this report briefly describes successful programs for several renewable energy technologies, providing Internet links for more information, as well as contact information.
This presentation provides a summary of large-scale electric technologies, including technology economics, barriers and solutions, photovoltaics (PV), and concentrated solar power (CSP).
In this report, the Clean Energy Group recommends the following: 1) develop global networks of clean energy practitioners; 2) understand processes of technology innovation for clean energy; 3) organize federal, state, international and private sector activities to create complementary and synerg
The principal objectives of this study are to review the case for renewable electricity generation from onshore wind, offshore wind, and marine, and explore alternative support frameworks and policies that would allow governments to cost-effectively meet near- and long-term objectives for renewa
This website hosts Energy Star; a labelling program begun in the United States by the U.S.
The document sets out the equations necessary to calculate the star rating index for appliances that carry an energy label in Australia. Equations for new air conditioner and refrigerator algorithms from April 2010 are included.