In addition to the four major utilities that provide most of the electrical power in Germany, there are 700 local utilities, mostly municipal power companies.
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This paper examines the ways different European Union (EU) member states, including the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Denmark and Belgium, have implemented energy supplier obligations and white certificate programs and how different designs have impacted the results.
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 presentation from the Fraunhofer ISE discusses various elements of solar air-conditioning and refrigeration technology, including components and systems, deployment achievements, a comparison between solar thermal and solar photovoltaics, challenges to further market penetration, and conclu
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.
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.
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
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.
Energy Star is a labelling program begun in the United States by the U.S.
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.