Cleaner Fossil Fuels

Promoting cleaner fossil fuel alternatives

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Electric Mobility

Promoting the development of clean transport solutions

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Energy Efficiency

Promoting best practices to reduce energy use in all sectors of the economy

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Integration

Accelerating energy markets to promote new business ventures

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Renewable Energy

Accelerating the development and use of clean renewable energy alternatives

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Energy and Environment

Harmonizing standards and measurements

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Sustainability Still on the Radar for Aviation

For the past decade, before Covid-19 brought aviation to a near standstill, growth in air travel had been soaring, bringing with it a rise in CO2 emissions. The industry was taking steps to become more efficient and reduce its carbon footprint, and a landmark carbon offset plan was established for international air travel. Although today’s economic turbulence has led to an adjustment of that plan, the industry is still on a trajectory to become more sustainable, according to one veteran aviation expert. Read more

Charging Ahead with EVs

The road trip is a classic theme in U.S. popular culture and a staple of the summer vacation—a chance to recharge the batteries. For owners of electric vehicles (EVs), that’s not just a metaphor. Far from their usual home or work plug-in sites, they consult apps and map out routes that will get them to the next charging station down the road. The fear of running out of charge—range anxiety—has always been a barrier to EV adoption, especially in a country as big as the United States. But as longer-range electric vehicles come on the market and the charging infrastructure ramps up, that may be starting to change. Read more

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Expanding Synergy on Energy

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ECPA Public-Private Sector Dialogues

Three closed door 75-minute discussion sessions featured each month on Mondays at 10:00a.m. (EDT), with energy officials from the hemisphere...

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Public-Private Dialogues: Virtual Meetings, September - November 2020

ECPA and the Americas Business Dialogue (ABD) will convene a series of virtual public-private sector dialogues focused on grid flexibility,...

Analysis and technologies for resilient power systems

As power systems increase their penetration of renewable generation, the need of balancing intermittency becomes critical. A proper identification of...

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