A new worldwide industry is dawning. The global clean energy economy experienced tremendous growth over the past five years–with investment growth of 230 percent since 2005–all the while weathering the recent financial downturn.
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As advisers to the Pew project on national security, energy, and climate, former U.S. Senator John Warner (R-VA) and former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Sharon Burke are working to highlight the inextricable links among energy consumption, climate change, and national security. Read More
The POWER Act proposes changes to reduce the initial capital cost of installing WHP and CHP projects, spurring investment in these energy-saving units. Extending the tax credit would encourage developers to take advantage of the thousands of unrealized megawatts of potential, and flexible incentives would mean more U.S. companies could install these systems, making some of the largest power users... Read More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to release its final Clean Power Plan next week, and we are hopeful that the rule will embrace industrial energy efficiency technologies, such as combined heat and power (CHP) and waste heat to power (WHP), to help states meet carbon-reduction goals. Read More