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EDF’s US Climate and Energy program is working with policymakers, regulators, entrepreneurs and other key stakeholders to promote market-based solutions that will accelerate the transition to a clean, low carbon energy economy.

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New Report Shows Path Forward on Cutting Methane Emissions
EDF recently commissioned a detailed economic analysis of opportunities to cut methane emissions from the U.S. oil and gas industry. Our objective for was simple – show how leading companies can cut methane emissions quickly and cost-effectively.
Mar 3, 2014 7:00 AM ET
Cost-Effective Methane Emissions Reductions from U.S. Oil and Gas
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  An independent analysis conducted by ICF International (ICF) has determined that the onshore segment of the U.S. oil and gas sector can significantly reduce emissions of methane – a highly potent greenhouse gas and the primary ingredient in natural gas – using currently available technologies and at a low annualized cost. Released today,...
Mar 3, 2014 12:00 AM ET
Final Order from NYPSC on Con Edison Rate Case Reveals Especially Encouraging Language on Climate Change Directives
In Tuesday’s blog post, we discussed the recently concluded Con Edison rate case, its context, and its significance in advancing clean energy and grid resilience in New York. Today, we take a closer look at the final Order posted last Friday by the New York State Public Service Commission (the Commission) to uncover some of the more encouraging outcomes buried in this 300+ page...
Feb 27, 2014 3:35 PM ET
Local NY Green Banks Clear the Way for Clean Energy Financing of Retrofits
As New York City gets repeatedly hammered by snow, ice and the evil “wintry mix,” one could almost forget the world is warming at an ever faster clip. But the experts in the room earlier this month at the roundtable discussion on ‘Economics of Energy Retrofits’ at ...
Feb 26, 2014 4:05 PM ET
New York’s Con Edison Ordered to Take New Measures Protecting Against the Effects of Climate Change
The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) took a historic step late last week, unanimously approving an Order that requires Con Edison to implement state-of-the-art measures to plan for and protect its electric, gas, and steam systems from the effects of...
Feb 26, 2014 4:00 PM ET