Energy policy is the manner in which a given entity (often governmental) has decided to address issues of energy development including energy production, distribution and consumption. The attributes of energy policy may include legislation, international treaties, incentives to investment, guidelines for energy conservation, taxation and other public policy techniques.
The Clean Energy Ministerial Holds First Meeting for the Advanced Power Plant Flexibility Campaign
Meeting Brings Together Major Industry Players to Discuss Evolving Energy Landscape
Campaign Aims to Identify and Develop Solutions That Can Help Improve Flexibility to Meet Shifting Power Demands
As part of its continuing efforts to help drive much-needed
Government and private sector leaders assemble to unlock geothermal’s 200GW of potential
Leaders and ministers from more than 25 governments will meet in Florence, Italy on 11 September, to accelerate the global adoption of geothermal energy. The Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA) meeting represents the largest such ministerial gathering dedicated to
When Margie Harris, Energy Trust of Oregon’s executive director, was named the 2016 Champion of Energy Efficiency in Buildings for her “outstanding achievement and leadership in the energy efficiency field” by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), it was a fitting culmination to her years of achievement in
Since President Trump’s inauguration in January, the energy industry has awaited a series of executive orders to review the Clean Power Plan and loosen restrictions on coal production. Those orders are expected to take place this week.
The President will most likely begin the process of eliminating the Clean Power Plan
What would it mean if every newly constructed California home was energy independent? In 2014, the City of Lancaster, California, was the first city to require solar panels on new homes. In doing so, it pioneered a policy that has since been adopted by several other California cities, including San
It takes about three years’ worth of drinking water—about 713 gallons—to make your favorite cotton T-shirt according to Kirsten James of Ceres. James recently toured New Fashion Products, a Los Angeles textile supplier, and discovered just how essential water is to the apparel industry’s supply chain—from growing plant fibers like
Battery storage combined with low carbon power generation is the solution to ‘black swan events’ says RES and Lloyd’s Register, as Australia re-designs its energy policy following the blackout that affected 1.7 million South Australia residents
Technology and innovation raises the game on how battery storage can be part of the
By Tom Ewing
Quantum Biopower, a waste-to-energy company in Southington, Connecticut, is prepared to make energy and environmental history. Last spring, the company received approval from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection to build a food-waste, anaerobic digestion plant. In June, the Southington Planning & Zoning committee gave its approval for construction. When completed—scheduled for