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Light-Duty Vehicle CO2 Standards Could Accelerate Decarbonisation of Transport and Power, Unleashing Huge Benefits for Europe

The European Commission’s forthcoming legislative proposal to revise the existing CO2 standards for light-duty vehicles (LDVs) could accelerate achievement of multiple policy goals at lower cost and significantly enhance the EU’s global competitiveness and quality of life for EU citizens. The latest RAP policy brief—Electric Cars, the Smart Grid, and the Energy Union: Coordinating Vehicle…

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Encouraging Self-Sufficiency and Lowering Energy Costs for Rural Alaska Communities: New Report Lays Out Path Forward

Improving economies of scale and encouraging investment in rural workforce development are among the top recommendations of a new report addressing sustainable energy solutions for rural Alaska utilities. Sustainable Energy Solutions for Rural Alaska also suggests increasing utility accountability, providing incentives for performance, and fostering a larger role for independent power producers and other third-party…

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European Organisations Highlight Importance of Efficiency First Principle Ahead of Key Commission Meeting

In a letter addressed to the Commission members of the Energy Union Project Team, a group of organizations have highlighted the importance of considering how to implement “Efficiency First.” On April 20th, European Commissioners will come together for a meeting to discuss energy efficiency and renewable energy within the Energy Union. ClientEarth, E3G, eceee, European…