Country:United States
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2009
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches>Public Voluntary Schemes, Voluntary Approaches, Policy Support, Policy Support>Institutional creation, Information and Education>Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education
Policy Target:Energy Sector>Energy Efficiency / Demand Reduction, Energy Sector, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Fossil fuels (Coal, gas, oil), Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable>Bioenergy, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable>Geothermal, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable>Hydropower, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable>Ocean, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable>Solar Photovoltaic, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable>Solar Thermal, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable>Wind, Energy Sector>Distribution/Storage, Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:U.S. Department of State, White House Initiative

The Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas, announced by President Obama at the 2009 Summit of Americas, is a voluntary and flexible framework for advancing energy security and combating climate change. All countries of the Western Hemisphere are encouraged to suggest tangible ideas for cooperation, including on energy efficiency, renewable energy, cleaner fossil fuels, and energy infrastructure.

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