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.
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.
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
Workshop/Seminar — 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.
Workshop/Seminar — 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.
Press Release — Oct 8, 2019
New Blog Post: "What Are the Costs and Values of Wind and Solar Power? How Are They Changing?”
To predict the growth of renewable energy such as wind and solar, Jay Bartlett argues that you must accurately calculate the costs and values of those renewables.
Press Release — Jun 18, 2019
New Episode of Resources Radio on Rural Energy Access
In this podcast, Subhrendu Pattanayak discusses ways rural energy access can be improved.
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.