Clean Energy Finance: Green Banking Strategies for Local Goverments

In addition to establishing their own green banks, there are multiple ways in which local governments can support “green banking.” Examples include working with state green banks or local finance agencies to help residents and businesses access financing, or establishing local nonprofit entities that attract private capital for clean energy investments by providing services similar…

How much do residential consumers respond to the price of natural gas?

“Natural gas is popular because it burns more cleanly than coal in electricity generation and because it is mostly domestically produced—using traditional as well as recently invented frac(k)ing technologies. The frac(k)ing revolution has caused a massive drop in gas prices. This drop has led nerdy economists to ask pesky questions like: “How do consumers’ consumption…
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