ACEEE’s Grapevine Online

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Nov. 13/08 Issue 17 IN THIS ISSUE… What to Expect: Energy Efficiency, the New Administration, and the New Congress Energy Efficiency Policies Recommended for Virginia at Major Energy Conference ACEEE “Rates the States”: The 2008 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard ACEEE Launches State Energy Efficiency Policy Database Legislative Update: Extension and …

IEA Oil Report: “Time is Running Out”

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Nothing Short of an Energy Revolution Nov. 13/08 written by Chris Nelder After some six months of leaks and previews, the long-awaited World Energy Outlook report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) is finally out. And in many ways, it is the bombshell we expected. The agency struck a new …

Ocean grids around Europe

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Nov. 11/08 by Frederik Groeman, Natalia Moldovan & Peter Vaessen, KEMA Several European countries have a policy to encourage the development of renewable en-ergy sources. This is identified in e.g. the European green paper Energy strategy for a sus-tainable, competitive and secure energy supply (March 2006). In the transition towards …

Deutsche Bank: “Green Investment Can Prevent Severe Recession”

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Published Nov. 04/08 by Sustainable Life Media For those of you who pooh-poohed the U.N.’s recommendation last week that governments use the global credit crisis to retool their financial systems in support of green growth industries, now hear this: Researchers at Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management(DeAM) Division heartily agree. The bank …


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› World Bank aims to structure joint climate change products with pension funds › Multi trillion dollar investor coalition unites to lobby governments on emissions targets › Bank chiefs more responsible for credit crisis than governments : investor survey › ESG improvements, but ‘striking’ disparity between best and worst UK …

REN21 News and Update – Sep-Nov 2008

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DAIDALOS COLUMN by DAVID R. JONES Hedging your bets As renewable energy has moved from the margins to the mainstream of power production, the arguments over its value are becoming increasingly familiar. These are both pro (low-carbon or carbon-neutral electricity production from home-grown resources, free fuel from wind, solar, geothermal …


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Nov. 11/08 posted by Herman K. Trabish Chinese wind energy leaders at a recent Beijing conference used “tsunami” to describe the current financial crisis. And they were confident the government would move to counteract the crash, creating from the crisis an opportunity – including an opportunity for wind energy.