Environmental and Energy Study Institute
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) is a non-profit organization based in
Washington DCwhich promotes environmentally sustainable societies. Founded in 1984 by a bipartisan and bicameral group of Congressional Members, EESI seeks to be a catalyst that moves society away from environmentally damaging fossil fuelsand toward a clean energy future. EESI advances policy solutions that will result in decreased global warmingand air pollution; improvements in public health, energy securityand rural economic development opportunities; increased use of renewable energysources and improved energy efficiency; and the protection of areas such as the Arctic and coastal regions.
EESI educates policymakers and the public through timely information and innovative policy initiatives in the form of Congressional briefings, publications, task forces and meetings. EESI’s current programs are: energy &
climate change; bioenergy, biofuelsand biobased products from agriculture and forestry; and transportation & smart growth. The Executive Director is Carol Werner.
Renewable energy commercialization
Renewable energy commercialization in the United States
American Council on Renewable Energy
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Rocky Mountain Institute
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