New World Wildlife Fund report reveals global failure of power sector to combat climate change

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2 December 2004

Power Companies Fail to Chart Clear Course to Combat Climate Change, Says WWF


A new report by the World Wildlife Fund shows that the power sector, the biggest single contributor to climate change, is failing to act responsibly...The report Ranking Power reveals the companies’ overall failure to significantly invest in renewable and efficient energy in order to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. [refers to Iberdrola]

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1 November 2004

[PDF] Ranking Power: Scorecards Electricity Companies

Author: Wina Graus, Monique Voogt & Jan Willem Langeraar, World Wildlife Fund

WWF has launched its global Power Switch! public campaign aiming to persuade the power sector to become carbon neutral...The overall goal is to stimulate the use of renewable energy sources (RES) and gas-CHP [Natural Gas-fired Combined Heat and Power] for electricity production. [refers to DEH (Public Power Corporation [Greece]), British Energy, EDF, EDP (Electricidade de Portugal), Electrabel, Elkraft, Endesa, Enel, E.ON, ESB (Electricity Supply Board [Ireland]), Essent, Fortum, Iberdrola, International Power, RWE, ScottishPower, Statkraft, Union Fenosa, Vattenfall, Verbund, RAO UES, AEP (American Electric Power), AES, Allegheny Energy, Alliant Energy, Ameren, CenterPoint, Cinergy, CMS Energy, Constellation Energy, Dominion Resources, DPL (Dayton Power and Light), DTE Energy, Duke Energy, Edison International, Entergy, Exelon, FirstEnergy, FPL Group, Mirant, PG&E, PPL, Progress Energy, PSEG, Southern Company, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), TXU, Westar Energy, Wisconsin Energy, Xcel Energy, Hydro-Québec, Ontario Power Generation, CS Energy, Delta Electricity, Eraring Energy, Loy Yang Power (joint venture NRG Energy, Horizon Energy [Australia], CMS Energy), Macquarie Generation, Stanwell, Tarong Energy, Western Power, Chugoku Electric Power, EPDC [Electric Power Development Company], Hokkaido Electric Power (HEPCO), Japan Atomic Power Co (JAPC), Okinawa Electric Power, Shikoku Electric Power, Chubu Electric Power, Hokuriku Electric Power, Kansai Electric Power (Kepco), Kyushu Electric Power, Tohoku Electric Power, Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco)]

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