Publication

Fostering Renewable Electricity Markets in North America

April 27, 2007 69 pages

Fostering Renewable Electricity Markets in North America

April 27, 2007 69 pages

Description

This paper provides an overview of the key market demand and supply-side drivers for renewable electricity in each of the three North American countries. It then identifies regulatory mandates, voluntary purchases, self-supply and financial incentives as the most important drivers of a renewable electricity market in North America today. The paper also explores the opportunities for growing the renewable electricity market in each of the three countries. It then concludes with a series of brief recommendations for the market overall and for the Parties of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC) to help foster a North American renewable electricity future.

Additional Information

Document Type: Project publication
Theme: Climate Change, Green Economy