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空气质量数据管理体系

By Christopher James, Camille Kadoch

中国新的空气和环境法律扩大了监测、记录和报告的要求。应制定一个空气质量数据收集和管理的一体化系统,允许机构开发查询,执行质量保证和质量控制检查,帮助诊断不合规行为,评估仪器的性能,改善排放清单,并作为环境空气质量数据的交叉检查。 本文介绍了在...

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空气质量法规的执行

By Christopher James, Camille Kadoch

近年来,中国在环境法、环境税和大气法方面进行了完善,为确保企业遵守空气质量标准提供了坚实的基础。美国在1990年《清洁空气法修正案》颁布后,环保署和各州面临着实施大量新要求和标准的挑战,清洁空气法扩大实施与中国生态环保部扩展权限面临的挑战相似,因此...

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排污许可证制度和温室气体管理 一体化

By Christopher James, Camille Kadoch

排污许可证是确保实现空气质量和温室气体目标有效制度的重要组成部分,是空气质量管理规划的五个基本要素之一,也是排放限制得以实施的机制。国际经验的最佳做法表明,许可证条款中应规定要达到的排放标准,以及确保合规的流程、程序、记录保存和报告要求。企业...

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全面规划以改善空气质量并减少温室气体排放

By Christopher James, Camille Kadoch

一段时间以来,为了在实现以公共健康为基础的目标方面取得更大进展,空气质量规划一直是中国感兴趣的领域。中国的政策制定者可能会从美国的经验中获得启发——而且,通过在国家和地方层面实施改进后的规划,可能远远超越美国现有的做法。 美国的许多先进州和城市...

Air Quality and Multi-Pollutant Strategies, Climate and Public Health Download View Summary
Report July 28, 2020

Case studies: Minimum energy performance standards for European buildings

By Louise Sunderland, Marion Santini

The European Union has committed to a net-zero economy by 2050. To get there, it must decarbonise the building stock, which accounts for 36% of EU carbon emissions. The current rate of renovation, however, is only one-third of that needed. Even the improvements that are being undertaken are delivering meagre savings of 9% to 17% primary energy. Europe therefore n...

Climate and Public Health, Energy Efficiency Program Design, Standards and Codes Download View Summary
Presentation July 23, 2020

Supply-side Outlook and Potential Interventions

By Rasika Athawale

​Low-cost renewable energy can help to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon power system. These same resources offer the opportunity to optimize supply-side costs and substantially bring down a distribution utility's (discom) aggregate expenses. Reduced expenses can lead to the lowering of retail tariffs and an increase in the discom's cost-competitiveness...

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Presentation July 15, 2020

Incentives and Utility Business Model Reform

By Mark LeBel

​For the Boston Bar Virtual Energy Law Conference, Mark LeBel discussed alternatives to traditional cost-of-service regulation for utilities, including performance-based regulation....

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Presentation July 7, 2020

Rate Design and Net Metering

By Mark LeBel

​In a workshop hosted by Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Mark LeBel provided an overview of smart rate design, including a discussion of cost allocation and net metering....

Distributed Generation, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Report July 2, 2020

Limpio, asequible y fiable: Acertar con la transformación del sistema eléctrico en España

By Christos Kolokathis

España se ha marcado algunos de los objetivos más ambiciosos de toda Europa en el ámbito de la energía renovable. El país tiene la intención de duplicar el porcentaje de energías renovables en el mix eléctrico e ir de un 37% en 2015, aproximadamente, a un 74% en 2030, con la energía solar y eólica encabezando la marcha hacia esos objetivos. Pero seguimo...

Market Design, Power Markets and Reliability, Renewable Energy Policies Download View Summary
Presentation July 1, 2020

Decoupling in New Mexico

By Janine Migden-Ostrander

​In a presentation to the Coalition of Sustainable Communities NM, Janine Migden-Ostrander discussed decoupling and its customizable usage in multiple states....

Pricing and Rate Design, Revenue Regulation Download View Summary