Technological innovations are gradually lowering the costs associated with solar, wind, hydropower, geothermal, and biomass-derived energies. RFF researchers are evaluating the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of clean energy generation, regulation, and infrastructure policies that countries can use toward their climate targets.
Report — Jul 1, 2019
Global Energy Outlook Comparison Methods: 2019 Update
We update a harmonization methodology previously developed in 2015 to facilitate comparisons of long-term global energy projections.
Report — Jul 1, 2019
Global Energy Outlook 2019: The Next Generation of Energy
The Global Energy Outlook (GEO) provides a unique “apples-to-apples” comparison of global energy projections by leading international organizations and corporations.
Issue Brief — Jun 28, 2019
The Changing Costs and Values of Electricity Generation Technologies: Measuring Profitability and Evaluating Options for Integrating Renewables
Measuring the values of electricity generation and the costs of grid integration becomes increasingly important with a growing reliance on intermittent renewables.
Workshops & Seminars — Dec 3, 2018
New Research Questions on Electricity, Transportation, and Carbon Markets: What Stands in the Way Becomes the Way
Workshops & Seminars — Nov 28, 2018
Market Design for the Clean Energy Transition
Co-hosted with World Resources Institute.
Workshops & Seminars — Apr 20, 2015
Report Release: China 2050 High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario and Roadmap Study
RFF hosted Wang Zhongying, director of CNREC, and a panel of experts to present an overview of the "China 2050 High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario and Roadmap Study
Media Highlight — Jul 2, 2019
"What Will Our 2040 Energy Future Look Like?"
Forbes published an article covering the release of RFF's "Global Energy Outlook 2019" report.
Press Release — Jul 1, 2019
New Report—Global Energy Outlook 2019: The Next Generation of Energy
Announcing the 2019 Global Energy Outlook report, accompanied by a GEO data tool and a methodology report.
Press Release — Jun 4, 2019
New Episode of Resources Radio on Financing Wind Power
Jay Bartlett discusses the financial markets for wind energy in this episode of Resources Radio.