Energy Shift is an initiative developed by RESOLVE that brings together unlikely allies from industry, government, and the NGO community around key issues including…

Clean Energy-Mining Partnership

Objectives:

  • Accelerate the deployment of clean energy installations by mines and other infrastructure while benefiting local communities and businesses in energy-poor mining jurisdictions and beyond; and
  • Offer a platform for solar and wind Independent Power Producers (IPPs), miners, investors and stakeholders to share innovations and business opportunities.

The Future of Energy

Objectives:

  • Anticipate possible futures for energy;
  • Define successful business models for a low-carbon 21st century economy; and
  • Identify and implement near-term interventions that support solutions with the potential to transform the energy system.

Shale Development (Hydraulic Fracturing)

Objectives:

  • Lead a joint fact-finding effort to identify key questions related to the health and environmental impacts of shale development;
  • Publish and disseminate the “Community Health and Shale Development Guidebook,” which provides unbiased information on health issues associated with different stages in the shale development process
  • Identify and report on current good practice with regard to community engagement; and
  • Support the development of innovation in the sector, to support efforts to lessen impact.

Accelerated Depreciation

Objectives:

  • Explore accelerated depreciation as a tool to incentivize green technology investments; and
  • Engage a broad spectrum of stakeholders to build a strategy for advancing the use of accelerated depreciation.