The German Embassy and the World Resources Institute will be hosting an event to discuss policies for Germany and the United States to move to a low-carbon future, as part of the German government’s “Transatlantic Climate Bridge” initiative.
Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Thilo Hanemann, Lutz Weischer, and Matt Miller
Working Paper: May, 2010
This paper analyzes the global integration of the
solar photovoltaic (PV) sector and looks in detail at the industry’s recent growth patterns, industry cost structure, trade and investment
patterns, government support policies and employment generation potential.
This working paper provides a snapshot of the current investment environment for solar photovoltaic (PV) in the United States and describes the current installation trends, policy landscape, and economics.
Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Thilo Hanemann, Rhodium Group; and Lutz Weischer, World Resources Institute
Working Paper: December, 2009
This working paper maps out the structure and value chains of the wind power industry, analyzes its increasing globalization via cross-border trade and investment flows, and formulates recommendations for policymakers for the design of investment and trade policies to help realize wind energy’s potential.
WRI’s Bottom Line series provides brief answers, along with recommendations for additional resources, for questions at the forefront of climate and energy policy debates. These two-page fact sheets, informed by WRI’s experience working with businesses to address the challenges of climate change, can help companies, policymakers, and other stakeholders stay informed on important policy concepts.