This handbook is designed to be a user-friendly guide rather than a technical compendium or comprehensive collection of relevant legislation. The focus is on national legislation, but the report encompasses national constitutional provisions, regulations and state and local laws.
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This review provides information on policy and energy regulation in energy markets throughout the world, including: Africa; the Baltic States, Central, and Eastern Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; the Middle East; Russia; South Asia; South East Asia; and the Pacific Region.
This article makes the case for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in developing nations while also addressing some of the barriers to entry and concerns of developing nations regarding adoption of this process.
This summary document provides an overview of energy efficiency policies and planning across all sectors in International Energy Agency (IEA) member countries. It contains an overview of changes in policy context by country, as well as updated data on energy consumption and intensity.
This report provides brief overviews of industry trends and global investment in the renewable energy sector and then focuses on outlining tax and incentive policies from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, No
This report assesses the opportunities available for smart grid deployment as well as the necessary policy measures needed to deploy smart grids and realize the greenhouse gas emissions benefits.
This article in the ICER Chronicle highlights results for EPRI’s Smart Grid Demonstration Initiative, which is a seven-year collaborative research effort to design, deploy and evaluate how to integrate distributed energy resources into utility grid and market operations.
The authors of this paper argue that the breakdown in conventional policy labels represents an important shift in renewable electricity policy, one that policymakers, analysts, government officials and investors around the world need to better understand.
This report presents a novel overarching framework to help policymakers understand the evolution of renewable energy policy.
The report begins with a brief description of the role of procurement within the green growth paradigm and an introduction to key concepts.