This report explores mechanisms that policymakers have implemented to limit feed-in tariff policy costs. If designed clearly and transparently, such mechanisms can align policymaker and market expectations for project deployment. Three different policy tools are evaluated: (1) caps.
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The U.S. Congressional Research Service (CRS) investigated the feasibility of the transportation portion of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) activities.
This report provides guidance to policymakers deciding whether a carbon capture and storage (CCS) “ready policy” is desirable and, if so, selecting levels of requirements for a capture-ready plant, a storage-ready plant, and a transport-ready plant based on their jurisdictions’ characteristics a
This report presents the findings of a new assessment of the techno-economic and policy-related efficiency improvement potential in the North American building stock conducted as part of a wider appraisal of existing buildings in member states of the International Energy Agency.
This study evaluates energy efficiency trends and policies in more than 70 countries.
This report reviews four energy efficiency programs for low income households: (1) the Brazilian Electricity Public Benefits Fund, (2) the Programme for Biomass Energy Conservation (ProBEC) in Southern Africa, (3) the United Kingdom’s Fuel Poverty Strategy (especially the Warm Front Scheme) and
This document discusses how decoupling can be a win-win strategy to both utility companies and their customers by breaking the link between electricity and gas sales and revenue.
This report reviews more than 30 municipal policies in the United States that aim to advance green building in the private sector by (1) establishing mandatory green building criteria, (2) providing expedited review as an incentive for green building or (3) offering other direct financial incent
The RDEE Toolkit provides detailed program design and implementation guides for 10 broadly applicable energy efficiency programs across the residential and non–residential sectors.
In this report, McKinsey & Company offers a detailed analysis of the magnitude of the potential for improved efficiency in non-transportation uses of energy; a thorough assessment of the barriers that impede the capture of greater efficiency; and an outline of practical solutions available t