Energy publications and documents

  • Keys to smart grid success Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: March 1, 2011

    A well-designed smart grid can significantly reduce the environmental costs of producing and delivering electric power, and save money doing so.
  • Blueprint for Breathing Easier Type: Report

    Date: May 10, 2002

    Air quality in the Southeast is among the worst in the nation, threatening human health, the environment, and the long-term economic viability of this
  • By making smart investments in a "smart" green grid, we can enable significantly greater use of clean, renewable energy, non-polluting electric vehicl
  • Letter on federal research into nanotechnology Type: Letter

    Date: February 14, 2006

    Letter to Senate and House Appropriations Committees signed by 14 organizations, including large and small businesses as well as environmental groups,
  • Smaller, Closer, Dirtier Type: Report

    Date: August 1, 2002

    Public health dangers of BUGs' unregulated emissions; study found that BUGs tend to be located in heavily populated areas, near where people live, wor
  • Clean Energy Economy Research Study Wave IV Type: Report

    Date: November 23, 2010

    EDF and its research partner Frost & Sullivan has been tracking the progress of the new energy economy since 2008; Wave four represents an opportunity
  • EDF California Letter Supporting AB 32 Scoping Plan Type: Letter

    Date: December 5, 2008

    Letter from EDF's Derek Walker, Director, California Climate Initiative, to California Air Resources Board supporting the adoption of the Global Warmi
  • Fred Krupp Letter Support AB 32 Scoping Plan Type: Letter

    Date: December 5, 2008

    Krupp's letter to the California Air Resources Board in support of the AB 32 Scoping Plan to address climate change.
  • Solutions Spring 2011 Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 24, 2011

    In this issue: Can California’s climate law help prevent deforestation elsewhere in the world?, raising climate change awareness in India, Clean Air A
  • Solutions Fall 2010 Type: Newsletter

    Date: September 1, 2010

    In this issue: Senate adrift on climate legislation, ensuring a future for sharks in the Gulf of Mexico, rebuilding and restoring after the Deepwater
  • Solutions Summer 2009 Type: Newsletter

    Date: August 6, 2009

    In this issue: House passes historic legislation to lower U.S. greenhouse gas emissions; Steve Cochran, climate crusader; creating a sustainable futur
  • Solutions Spring 2009 Type: Newsletter

    Date: April 1, 2009

    In this issue: The race to reinvent energy; A new deal for the environment; With EDF's help, Wal-Mart take green business global; Less carbon = more j
  • Solutions January 2009 Type: Newsletter

    Date: December 22, 2008

    In this issue: Congress must support President-elect Obama's call for immediate climate action; The first 100 Days – EDF's top 5 priorities; Made in A
  • Solutions April 2008 Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 20, 2008

    In this issue: Car wars: EPA puts the brakes on cleaner vehicles; Coal industry goes on the offensive; New book Earth: The Sequel; Valuing rainforests
  • Solutions April 2007 Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 2, 2007

    In this issue: TXU: A green deal as big as Texas; Top 10 green moves in business; Can the giant retailer Wal-Mart find the green path?; Weird weather:
  • Solutions November 2006 Type: Newsletter

    Date: November 14, 2006

    California passes a landmark climate bill, New York City and the Los Angeles Port clean up their trash, Disney and the Little Mermaid help clean up th
  • Solutions September 2006 Type: Newsletter

    Date: September 6, 2006

    In this issue: The world's largest marine protected area is created in Hawaii; Texas electric utility company TXU's foolhardy gamble; Coal's resurgenc
  • Solutions November-December 2005 Type: Newsletter

    Date: November 2, 2005

    In this issue: We redouble efforts to restore coastal wetlands, our first line of defense against hurricanes; Cape Cod fishermen try working as a comm