This paper introduces stakeholders to the concept of a clean energy standard (CES), explains how a CES works, describes the benefits that a CES can deliver, and explores federal and subnational options for CES policies.
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The authors of this report review advances in energy efficiency legislation and how it has played out in the market through the year 2011. The report follows 25 energy efficiency policy recommendations made in prior years by the International Energy Agency.
This book is a “unified, consistent and comprehensive treatment of the theories and practicalities of regulation in modern power-supply systems,” according to the publisher.
This report examines the value-creation potential of solar and wind power as an important first step for continuing research and analysis.
This report examines the worldwide market for energy efficiency and provides energy efficiency market snapshots that review important drivers and developments in selected international energy agency (iea) countries.
This report highlights the many factors that have affected energy efficiency progress in 85 countries, representing more than 90% of global consumption.
This report analyses the nature of variable renewable energy and the resulting challenges associated with integrating variable renewable energy technologies into a power system. It highlights the importance of increased flexibility when integrating high levels of variable renewable energy.
As distributed energy resource technologies proliferate on the grid, resulting changes to the grid will make it more efficient and reliable, and will provide end users with the opportunity to more proactively use energy and reduce the cost of services.
This journal article brings together 50 “new-governance” instruments to understand better new governance for low-carbon buildings and what may be expected from it. The authors find that new-governance instruments fall short in exactly the same areas as do traditional instruments.
This publication examines the sectors, technologies and policy measures that will be central in the transition to a low-carbon energy system.