The future of energy is reliant on the development and deployment of carbon-free energy sources such as wind, solar, and geothermal. Maneuvering challenges in this field will be critical to the energy transition.
Accessing clean and efficient energy is a critical challenge for informal settlement dwellers. While renewable energy holds promise, implementation is incipient. This policy digest explores efforts to introduce renewable energy to informal settlements in Accra, Ghana. How are residents responding and what challenges confront them?
New research between the Kleinman Center and Resources for the Future finds that if Pennsylvania were to adopt the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the state could potentially reduce its emissions, generate additional revenue, and see minimal to no impact on electricity rates.
Farmland is attractive for utility-scale solar because of the large land parcels needed. This study reviewed how zoning has been used to approve or deny solar projects on farmland.
Building a sustainable energy supply is a worldwide challenge. This case study explores the performance of policies to increase the production of solar and wind energies in Argentina, comparing cases of failure and success.