Electricity Markets and Regulation
Today’s electricity markets must balance growing consumer demand with regulatory or market-based policy requirements to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Research at RFF helps policymakers understand how domestic and international markets for electricity respond to government actions, consumer trends, and market uncertainties.
Report — Apr 23, 2019
The Response of Market and Policy Design to Increasing Shares of Renewables in California and Germany
Read about lessons learned from two leading jurisdictions in transforming electricity systems to accommodate the integration of renewables.
Testimony and Public Comments — Mar 5, 2019
Testimony to the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: The Electricity Sector in a Changing Climate
Working Paper — Feb 22, 2019
Reducing Risk in Merchant Wind and Solar Projects through Financial Hedges
We explore the risks and costs of financial hedges in renewable energy.
Workshops & Seminars — Nov 28, 2018
Market Design for the Clean Energy Transition
Co-hosted with World Resources Institute.
Webinar — Jun 18, 2018
The Economics of Electricity System Resilience
This webinar highlighted the timely lessons from a May 30 workshop, including definitions of resilience and how it relates to reliability, what’s wrong and what’s right about existing markets and institutions, the role of consumers, and how to decide what to do next.
Workshops & Seminars — Nov 4, 2014
Energy Efficiency in EPA's Clean Power Plan: Using Building Block #4 to Set and Meet Emissions Goals
November 4, 2014: This webinar, co-hosted by Resources for the Future and the Electric Power Research Institute, addressed aspects of the opportunities and challenges for energy efficiency under EPA’s Clean Power Plan.