Washington International Renewable Energy Conference 2008 Pledges: Methodology and Assumptions Summary

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The 2008 Washington International Renewable Energy Conference (WIREC) was held in Washington, D.C., from March 4-6, 2008, and involved nearly 9,000 people from 125 countries. The event brought together worldwide leaders in renewable energy (RE) from governments, international organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to discuss the role that renewables can play in alleviating poverty, growing economies, and passing on a healthy planet to future generations. The conference concluded with more than 140 governments, international organizations, and private-sector representatives pledging to advance the uptake of renewable energy. The U.S. government authorized the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to estimate ... continued below

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Babiuch, B.; Bilello, D. E.; Cowlin, S. C.; Mann, M. & Wise, A. August 1, 2008.

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The 2008 Washington International Renewable Energy Conference (WIREC) was held in Washington, D.C., from March 4-6, 2008, and involved nearly 9,000 people from 125 countries. The event brought together worldwide leaders in renewable energy (RE) from governments, international organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to discuss the role that renewables can play in alleviating poverty, growing economies, and passing on a healthy planet to future generations. The conference concluded with more than 140 governments, international organizations, and private-sector representatives pledging to advance the uptake of renewable energy. The U.S. government authorized the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to estimate the carbon dioxide (CO2) savings that would result from the pledges made at the 2008 conference. This report describes the methodology and assumptions used by NREL in quantifying the potential CO2 reductions derived from those pledges.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-670-43919
  • Grant Number: AC36-99-GO10337
  • DOI: 10.2172/937001 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 937001
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc900815

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Babiuch, B.; Bilello, D. E.; Cowlin, S. C.; Mann, M. & Wise, A. Washington International Renewable Energy Conference 2008 Pledges: Methodology and Assumptions Summary, report, August 1, 2008; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc900815/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.