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?
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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).
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.
This document sets out practical guidance and technical details for energy efficiency labelling of air conditioners, refrigerating appliances, compact fluorescent lamps, washing machines and dehumidifiers in Hong Kong.
This website provides a simple list of the Chinese National Energy Standards. The list is not comprehensive, but provides a good survey of the current status of national energy policy in China. All lists are available in Chinese and English.
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.