Tag: Renewables

Balancing Export Pricing Commitments in FTAs: Towards Affordable, Secure, and Clean Energy

| 6 November 2023
Trade, Blog | Tags: Commodities, Critical Minerals, Energy, Export Restrictions, Global Value Chains, Renewables
The minerals, metals, and products necessary to build renewable energy systems face an increasing number of export restrictions. This has been fueling fears of further disruptive policies down the road. ... continue reading

Differentiated Carbon Prices in the Electricity Sector: Towards a Cooperative Approach Based on Purchasing Power Parity

| 25 August 2023
Fiscal, Blog | Tags: Carbon Pricing, Energy, Renewables
One in five people lacks access to affordable and reliable power. Properly designed, differentiated carbon prices based on purchasing power parity exchange rates (PPPs) would be a giant step to delivering electricity that is more affordable, secure, and clean. ... continue reading

Trade Governance for the Energy Future: Five Key Pillars for International Cooperation

| 14 April 2023
Fiscal, Trade, Policy Briefs | Tags: Energy, Global Value Chains, Renewables
Building resilient and sustainable global value chains (GVCs) for the goods and services that underpin the energy transition is critical. ... continue reading

Tax Expenditures and Sustainability

| 8 October 2015
Fiscal, Blog | Tags: Renewables, Tax Expenditures
What do 1.8 billion Euro given to Italian farmers, 69.7 billion US$ provided to US homeowners, and 75 billion A$ allocated to support the retirement income system in Australia have in common? They are channeled through tax expenditures. ... continue reading

China-EU solar panel trade dispute: Rhetoric versus reality

| 7 June 2013
Trade, Blog | Tags: Antidumping, Energy, Renewables, Subsidies
This article was first published on VoxEU.org and is republished with permission. Following a complaint lodged on 25 July 2012 by EU Pro Sun, an association representing around 20 EU-based producers of solar panels and components, the European Commission initiated an investigation into potential Chinese ... continue reading