Greening energy

Focus

  • OECD Green Growth Studies: Energy

    The OECD and IEA have released the joint report Green Growth Studies: Energy, which highlights the challenges facing energy producers and users, and how they can be addressed using green growth policies.

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  • Energy efficiency

    Energy efficiency improvements can reduce the need for investment in energy infrastructure, cut fuel costs, increase competitiveness, lessen exposure to fuel price vitality and improve consumer welfare.

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  • Mainstreaming low-carbon energy technologies

    Created in response to a request from the G8 and IEA Ministers, the International Low-Carbon Energy Technology Platform seeks to encourage, accelerate and scale-up action for the development, deployment and dissemination of low-carbon energy technologies.

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 Recent publications

Taxing Energy Use‌                                                               Recent publications on greening energy  ‌ 

Taxing Energy Use: A Graphical Analysis provides the first systematic statistics of effective tax rates - on a comparable basis - for each OECD country, together with ‘maps’ that illustrate graphically the wide variations in tax rates per unit of energy or per tonne of CO2 emissions.

 

  The OECD and IEA have released the joint report Green Growth Studies: Energy, which highlights the challenges facing energy producers and users, and how they can be addressed using green growth policies.    If our goal is to raise living standards, provide access to modern energy services, use energy more efficiently, protect the global environment and ensure reliable energy supplies, green growth must play a key role. Here are the latest publications related to greening energy.