Energy Foundation (1991, San Francisco and Beijing; 47 staff; www.ef.org).
“Building a new energy future… (through) a partnership of philanthropic investors promoting clean energy technology.” Partnered with 15 mostly American foundations. Seeks to promote transition to a sustainable energy future by advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy. Supports a price on carbon to drive investment, efficient buildings and appliances, growing markets for energy efficiency and renewables, and assisting China’s shift to clean energy. Six Programs: 1) Buildings; 2) Climate; 3) Power; 4) Public Engagement; 5) Transportation; 6) Energy Foundation for China. Publishes Annual Reports. CEO and Co-Founder: Eric Heitz; 46 staff.