This paper describes how California (CA)'s investor-owned utilities (IOUs) promoted emerging technologies from 1997 to 2000 to increase energy efficiency in the buildings sector.
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This paper attempts to answer the following questions: What is new about the recent raft of white certificate energy efficiency schemes and is there anything that makes them more effective than the older approaches?
This resource presents demand response (DR) potential results from top-performing programs in the United States and Canada, as well as a DR potential survey instrument for residential direct load control programs. It also summarizes computer modelling approaches to estimating DR potential.
This report reviews the emissions and environmental issues associated with geothermal energy. Environmental issues addressed include noise pollution, water quality, land use, geothermal resources and impacts on wildlife and vegetation.
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
This webpage is designed to give hyperlinks providing specific information about Canada’s various energy efficiency programs for standardizing and labelling of domestic, commercial and industrial appliances.
CLASP is an international non-profit organization that accelerates worldwide implementation of best-in-class appliance energy efficiency policies via technical and market analysis, strategic policy advice, and collaboration.
This report compares carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) with other emissions mitigation options and assesses its potential. The report describes the challenges that a CCS strategy must overcome to reach market introduction by 2015 and achieve its full potential over the next 30-50 years.