These graphs show the changes in Industry policy in China, the EU, India, and the US
There was little cohesive industrial policy. Participation in the federal industrial assessment program declined, while state level programs grew.
European Union Emissions targets
The EU ETS is the world’s first significant carbon market, and has been operating since 2005. Roughly 45% of the EU’s emissions—including industrial sectors—are covered by the market. In addition, the EU has targeted specific technologies through voluntary agreements and minimum energy performance standards (not shown).
India National energy conservation award scheme
Indian policy towards industrial energy efficiency effectively began in the 2000s, which saw the creation of a number of programs targeting high-visibility energy efficiency programs, the largest of which, the National Conservation Award Scheme, has seen increasing participation over the last decade.