Tagged with energy policy

What California is doing to address energy equity

What California is doing to address energy equity

Increasingly we discuss fuel poverty but it is not normally looked at from an equity perspective. Maria Stamas and Isaac Sevier explain recent developments in California in an article on the writes on the Natural Resources Defense Council website.   California Takes 5 Steps Toward Energy Equity Approximately one in five California households lives at … Continue reading

Reviewing Sweden’s energy policy

Reviewing Sweden’s energy policy

Sweden’s Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy, Ibrahim Baylan recently spoke to representatives at the Open Access Government website about the importance of a sustainable Swedish energy policy. A continued focus on improving Swedish energy policy The goal of Swedish energy policy is: “to ensure, with as little environmental impact as possible, a secure electricity … Continue reading

US regulatory “reform” could hurt more than help

US regulatory “reform” could hurt more than help

Everyone is watching the steps taken by the Trump administration to form its regulatory framework for energy. Lauren Urbanek writes an important article on the Natural Resources Defense Council website about the possible impact of revising the current regulatory framework.   Standards Save Trillions. Why Mess With a Good Thing, DOE? The Department of Energy … Continue reading

Re-thinking the energy market in Britain

Re-thinking the energy market in Britain

Keith Baker, Research Associate in Sustainable Urban Environments from the Glasgow Caledonian University expresses his frustration with how the British electricity market has evolved with a call for a more radical approach. Keith Baker provides this article on The Conversation website.   Electricity is a rip-off – we need a truly radical intervention in the … Continue reading

India and the energy transition

India and the energy transition

Mukta Patil from IndiaSpend writes a good article on the Business Standard website about India’s ambitions in its energy transition. You should enjoy this.   India’s ambitious new energy policy draft tries to bridge dreams, reality By 2040, India’s electricity demand will rise 4.5 times over 2012 levels. While clean energy (like renewables, nuclear and … Continue reading