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  • New direction for UK energy policy

    Consultation on ending unabated coal-fired power stations by 2025 New gas-fired power stations a priority Commitment to offshore wind support completes commitment to secure, low-carbon, affordable electricity supplies Move towards a smarter energy system Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has ...

  • Energy Policies of IEA Countries - Germany 2013 Review

    Energy Policies of IEA Countries - Germany 2013 Review Friday, 24 May, 10:00 a.m. Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie 10115 Berlin Eichensaal Entrance: Invalidenstraße 48 Since the IEA last reviewed Germany’s energy policies in 2007, the country has taken two fundamental policy decisions that will guide its energy policy in coming decades. ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Public support for climate & energy policies rising

    Public concern about global warming is once again on the rise, according to a national survey released today by researchers at Yale and George Mason Universities. The results come as the U.S. Senate prepares to vote this week on a resolution to block the EPA from regulating carbon dioxide as a pollutant The survey was fielded from May 14 to June 1, 2010 with a nationally representative sample of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Energy policies of New Zealand 2010 review

    New Zealand’s energy policies are on the right track, but challenges remain, IEA says New report cites energy efficiency and investment in infrastructure as areas in which further commitments should be made New Zealand continues to adopt a proactive approach to its energy policies and has demonstrated a visible commitment to reform, according to a review ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • White House touts energy policies as rules loom

    Setting the stage for upcoming restrictions on coal-fired power plants, the Obama administration is making a concerted effort to cast its energy policy as an economic success that is creating jobs, securing the nation against international upheavals and shifting energy use to cleaner sources. In a 42-page report released Thursday, the White House argues that significant increases in the domestic ...


    By Associated Press

  • Conservative MP criticises labour energy policy in blog

    The shadow minister for Energy and Climate Change has slammed the Labour Party’s energy policy and dubbed it the party of “energy insecurity” in a blog. Writing in the Blue Blog published on the Conservative Party website, Charles Hendry MP for Wealden in East Sussex, focused on the importance of energy security for Great Britain and criticised the Labour party for not showing enough direction in ...

  • Machinery of government change: energy-using products policy

    This written ministerial statement confirms that policy responsibility for energy-using products will transfer from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to the Department of Energy and Climate Change. This responsibility includes, but is not limited to, the UK’s interests in the IEA Implementing Agreement on Energy Efficient End-use Equipment (4E) and the Super-efficient ...

  • CEA Calls for New Energy Policies to Reduce Consumption

    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today released a whitepaper recommending new policies to improve the way Americans understand and manage energy consumption. This new whitepaper is a product of CEA’s new Smart Grid Working Group, through which CEA member companies are advancing the deployment of smart grid systems across the country. The ...


  • Eaton Explores Energy Policy Challenges at GLOBALCON 2014

    Power management company Eaton today announced that the company will be exhibiting at the 25th Annual GLOBALCON Conference and Expo in Atlantic City, N.J. from April 9-10, 2014, highlighting energy surety and energy management solutions. Bill Anderson, director, strategy and business development, Eaton’s Government Sector, will also speak at the event, discussing the challenges facing ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Chinese government policies are favorable for the Solar Energy sector

    The solar energy market in China has been growing steadily and is expected to grow further. Major government initiatives coupled with large scale demand from the export market has been attracting investments in the sector. (Solar Energy China)The report begins with an introduction to the global solar energy market ...


  • UK Energy Crisis Report [EXTRACT] Policy Cost

    Drumbeat Energy Management is featuring extracts from the recent Liberum Capital Report ‘A crisis inUK energy policy looks inevitable’. The report identifies the possible triggers to the crisis. Download: ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • Business attitudes to energy efficiency policy options

    The Carbon Trust has completed new research for the Department of Energy and Climate Change examining the attitudes of businesses in the UK to a range of potential energy efficiency policy options. The project was designed to inform the early stages of the policy development process, with a particular objective to build the evidence base on incentive policies, and to explore which ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Conservatives propose new energy policy for the UK

    Promoting renewable energy, creating a Green Investment Bank and minimising the cost of capital for energy investments are just some of the proposals outlined by the Conservative party in its new energy policy. According to the Conservative party the policy, Rebuilding Security, Conservative Energy Policy for an Uncertain World, contains plans for the largest overhaul of British energy since the ...

  • Just launched: energy policies of norway 2011 review

    Norway is pursuing ambitious, forward-thinking energy policies, but could go further in its efforts to become a low-carbon economy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has concluded in a review published today. Energy Policies of IEA Countries - Norway 2011 Review says that it will be challenging for Norway to meet its 2020 target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30% compared with 1990 ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • California Energy Commission Adopts 2016 Integrated Energy Policy Report Update

    The California Energy Commission recently approved a major report assessing energy trends and issues facing the state's electricity, natural gas, and transportation fuel sectors. The 2016 Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Update highlights the state's recent slate of legislative ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Proposed clean energy standard could wake up U.S. energy policy

    For too long, the United States has lacked a clear, national energy policy. Today, Senator Bingaman took a step in that direction by introducing the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 (CESA), which would create certainty for clean energy investments, diversify the U.S. power mix, and ...

  • EU Commission`s 2030 energy policy needs binding renewables target

    The European Commission today opened the debate on EU energy and climate policy after 2020 - offering the energy industry the prospect of the long-term clarity and stability needed for large, long-term investments. The European Commission's Green Paper on a "2030 framework for climate and energy policies" published today in Brussels presents 2030 targets as a key policy option. "It is ...


    By WindEurope

  • Using biofuel tax credits to achieve energy and environmental policy goals

    The federal government supports the use of biofuels-transportation fuel produced usually from renewable plant matter, such as corn-in the pursuit of national energy, environmental, and agricultural policy goals. Tax credits encourage the production and sale of biofuels in the United States, while federal mandates specify minimum amounts and types of biofuel usage each year through 2022. Tax ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Florida Governor Caps Climate Summit With Cleaner Energy Policy

    MIAMI, Florida, July 13, 2007 (ENS) - Unless Florida acts now to avert climate change, the state and its economy will suffer ever more severe drought, destructive fires, endangered agriculture, violent storms, and rising sea levels, warned Governor Charlie Crist Thursday addressing participants at the Serve to Preserve Florida Summit on Global Climate Change. Today, Governor Crist, a Republican, ...

  • Homes and economy to benefit from energy and climate policies - Huhne

    Green Deal scheme will kick start £14bn investment over the next decade, supporting at least 65,000 insulation and construction jobs by 2015 £1.3 billion a year additional help from energy companies for vulnerable and hard-to-insulate homes Overall average household energy bill in 2020 will be 7%, or £94, lower than without energy and climate polices ...

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