Forbes: "Congress Pushes US Energy Transition through Tax Credits—But Will It Work?"
A story about tax credits outlined in the Inflation Reduction Act cites a popular RFF study about the effect of the law on retail electricity prices.
"Energy Innovation Policy and Technology LLC, a non-partisan thinktank, forecasts the IRA's $370 billion in climate and clean energy investments could help cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions up to 43% below 2005 levels by 2030, while Resources for the future projects that IRA will save an average U.S. household up to $220 annually on electricity bills while protecting against volatile fossil fuel price swings."
Issue Brief — Aug 3, 2022
Retail Electricity Rates under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
In this issue brief, RFF researchers model the impact of the proposed Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 on consumer electricity prices, finding that it reduces the average American's electricity bill by $170-$220 a year.
Working Paper — Nov 20, 2023
Daily Temperature and Sales of Energy-using Durables
This working paper from the European Institute on Economics and the Environment examines whether temperature and other weather variables affect sales of dryers and air conditioning units.
Report — Nov 16, 2023
Tracking and Evaluation of Research, Development, and Demonstration Programs at the US Department of Energy
This report builds on a May 2023 RFF workshop that sourced experiences with and proposed best practices for developing the US Department of Energy's research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) capacity.