Planning for Phasing Out Incentives

Planning for Phasing Out Incentives The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://www.ilsr.org/planning-phasing-incentives/ Over the next decade, solar electricity will let consumers get cheaper energy from their rooftop than from their utility. Among the upheaval in the electricity system, the coming of …

Green Growth: High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva

  Knowledge Update Issue 2014-2                                                                                      February 19, 2014 High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva On 22 January, to mark the official Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s office, the GGKP, Swiss Government and Geneva Environment Network hosted a high-level panel debate on the topic of “Green Economy and Green Growth: Passing Fad …

Nordic Cooperation on fossil-fuel subsidy reform in developing countries: Assessing Options and Opportunities

Nordic Cooperation on fossil-fuel subsidy reform in developing countries: Assessing Options and Opportunities   Fossil-fuel MENA and southeast asia. Reforming and redirecting climate change puzzle. Savings enable cooperation around reform and makes specific recommendations. Download the working paper – a final report is due later this year.   This project is …

Energy Self-Reliant States: The High Cost of the Solar Middleman

How much does a solar middleman cost?  A lot, according to data from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources.  My latest blog post explains why the state of Massachusetts expects to pay double the production incentive for 3rd party owned (solar leasing) projects compared to host owned projects. Sincerely, John The High …

greentech media: Wall Street Journal Warns of the ‘All-Powerful Bike Lobby’

LATEST NEWS: Wall Street Journal Warns of the ‘All-Powerful Bike Lobby’  Stephen Lacey – June 3, 2013 WSJ editorial board member calls bike sharing the work of “totalitarians.” My View: What’s Good for APS Is Not Necessarily Good for Arizona (or Solar)  Barry Goldwater Jr. – June 3, 2013 The …

Alternative Energy: Are Fossil Fuel Companies Pouring Money Down the Drain?

Alternative Energy  Are Fossil Fuel Companies Pouring Money Down the Drain? Climate Change and Anthropogenic Sea Level Potholes Corn Ethanol and Market Share Recommended: The Power Surge Can “Race to the Top” Work for Energy Innovation?  Is Solar Energy Prepared to Enter a Post-Subsidy World? [VIDEO] Energy Efficiency Will Help …

Solar Apps Improving Process, Customer Engagement | The Energy Collective Daily

Solar Apps Improving Process, Customer Engagement | The Energy Collective Daily Solar Apps Improving Process, Customer Engagement Africa Aims to Combat Climate Change By Greening the Desert Peeling Back the Packaging: Center for Sustainable Shale Development The Marriage of Solar Energy and Natural Gas   Germany on the Verge of …

A report from Friends of the Earth, Taxpayers for Commonsense, Environment America and Public Citizen

The Green Scissors 2010 report is a guide for lawmakers to make environmental and fiscal responsibility a priority in Washington by eliminating subsidies and programs that both harm the environment and waste taxpayer dollars. This report targets four major areas as places for prime cuts: Energy, Infrastructure, Agriculture and Biofuels, …

The nef e-letter: Well-being gets political boost

A newsletter from nef e-letter Well-being gets political boost Politicians, journalists and senior civil servants have praised nef for our pioneering work on well-being measurement, after a new report was released last month. Measuring Our Progress sets out how well-being data can start to transform politics, by making politicians accountable …