The IETA report captures the growing number of government actions to address climate change through market approaches, from the EU to California, China, South Korea, Kazakhstan, South Africa and elsewhere.
Étiqueté : California
Starting in the 1970s California’s residential electricity consumption per capita stopped increasing, while other states’ electricity use continued to grow steadily. Similar patterns can be seen in non-electric energy, industry, and transportation. What accounts for California’s apparent energy savings? Some credit the strict energy efficiency standards for buildings and appliances enacted by California in the mid-1970s…
This Haas paper examines the implications of alternative forms of cap-and-trade regulations on the California electricity market
This new SEI report discusses water use of conventional and renewable sources for electricity production, and finds that, based on a case study in California, low-carbon energy sources might require considerable amounts of water, and offers recommendations for improvements.