This is a grant to develop materials to train our grantees on the types of changes that are needed in the utility sector to dramatically reduce carbon emissions. Trainings in Washington, DC, and San Francisco will focus on utility business models, the role of distributed resources, and wholesale market design.
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Grants to this Grantee
for the Global China Initiative’s Data Analysis for Transparency and Accountability
The mission of the Global China Initiative at Boston University’s Global Development Policy Center is to conduct policy-oriented research that reveals pathways for the Belt and Road Initiative to foster a more stable, socially inclusive, and environmentally sustainable world economy. Data Analysis for Transparency and Accountability provides a valuable public good, inside and outside of China. (Substrategy: China National Policy)
for Institute for Sustainable Energy's decarbonization pathways and utility of the future research
This grant is for Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy, a university-wide research and engagement institute founded in early 2016. The Institute has four main areas of work. First is decarbonization Technologies, Pathways, and Policies, with a strong initial focus on electrification and transportation. The second area is Transformation of the Electric Power Industry, which focuses on the business models, operational practices, and infrastructure necessary to fully decarbonize the power sector. Third, Cities as a Nexus for Decarbonization Action; and finally, Water Sustainability and the Energy-Water Nexus.
for support of research on women's empowerment
This grant will support a program of research at Boston University that examines the causes and consequences of women’s empowerment policies and programs on the well-being of women, their families, and communities. These funds will extend existing studies in urban Malawi and rural India that test how interventions that aim to address the social and economic barriers to accessing contraceptives affect women’s contraceptive knowledge, family planning choices, educational attainment, and well-being.