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Linking Renewable Energy to Rural Development

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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Date: February 24, 2016 at 3:08 PM

Full Title: Linking Renewable Energy to Rural Development Author(s): Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Publisher(s): Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Publication Date: 01/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Renewable energy (hereafter, RE) is being championed as a potentially significant new source of jobs and rural growth in OECD countries, and a means of addressing environmental and energy security concerns. In most countries, governments have invested large amounts of public money to support RE development and are requiring significant quantities of it to be sold by energy providers. But what are the economic impacts of these… [more]

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U.S. Energy Efficiency Potential Through 2035

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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Date: at 2:32 PM

Full Title: U.S. Energy Efficiency Potential Through 2035 Author(s): Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Publication Date: 04/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Electricity plays an integral role in supporting the standard of living to which Americans have grown accustom, enabling comfort, convenience, health and safety, security, and productivity in its traditional end-use applications, including air conditioning, lighting, refrigeration, and motive power. Moreover, the computational and communications infrastructure associated with our digital economy depends on electricity – from powering data centers to charging ever- proliferating mobile electronic devices. Understanding growth in demand is key… [more]

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Unlocking the Power of Urban Transport Systems for Better Growth and a Better Climate

Author(s): Chad Edwards-Kuhn
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: February 12, 2016 at 11:25 AM

Full Title: Unlocking the Power of Urban Transport Systems for Better Growth and a Better Climate Author(s): Publisher(s): Publication Date: Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Sustainable transport systems are crucial for underpinning the economic performance and prosperity of nations. They are also critical for tackling global climate change and reducing local air pollution. This is particularly the case in the world’s urban areas. The majority of transport trips take place in and between cities. Cities are growing at an unprecedented rate, particularly in the developing world: 1.4 million people are being added to urban areas each week, and by… [more]

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Energy Technology Perspectives 2014: Harnessing Electricity’s Potential, Executive Summary

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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Date: April 22, 2015 at 3:17 PM

Full Title: Energy Technology Perspectives 2014: Harnessing Electricity’s Potential Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy Technology Perspectives 2014 (ETP 2014) charts a course by which policy and technology together become driving forces – rather than reactionary tools – in transforming the energy sector over the next 40 years. Recent technology developments, markets and energy-related events have asserted their capacity to influence global energy systems. They have also reinforced the central role of policy in the increasingly urgent need to meet growing energy demand while addressing related concerns… [more]

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