Worldwide, one out of every five people lacks access to modern electricity. Affordability, quality of service, and social and environmental impacts…
This post was co-written with Sarah Martin, an intern with WRI’s Electricity Governance Initiative.
The theme of today’s Blog Action Day is the “Power of We,” a…
India recently experienced one of the world’s worst blackouts, with…
Sarah Martin and Gayatri Gadag also contributed to this blog post.
Rio+20 may have ended more than three weeks ago, but the environmental and development communities are…
This post was written with Sarah Lupberger, Project Coordinator with WRI’s Electricity Governance Initiative.
A year and a half has…
As feed-in tariffs gain traction as a policy mechanism of choice, we must keep in mind the bigger picture of the financial health of developing country electricity sectors.
Renewable energy has the potential to transform Asian society, but only if its leaders can take it to the next level.
This piece originally appeared in the Jakarta Globe.
p>Recently, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a comprehensive study on renewable energy, entitled Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation.
Developing countries are expecting billions of dollars to fund a clean energy transformation. How can they ensure this money is spent in the public interest?
At a moment in which countries seek billions of dollars of financing to transition to low-carbon economies, there has been little focus on how decisions about these expenditures are actually made.
p>Last month, WRI convened a group of international experts to discuss policies and incentives for increasing the use of renewable energy in the developing world.