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.
Policy Leadership Series — Sep 4, 2019
Policy Leadership Series with FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee
Join us on September 4 for a conversation with FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee.
Workshop/Seminar — Dec 3, 2018
New Research Questions on Electricity, Transportation, and Carbon Markets: What Stands in the Way Becomes the Way
Workshop/Seminar — Nov 28, 2018
Market Design for the Clean Energy Transition
Co-hosted with World Resources Institute.
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 — Sep 3, 2019
New Episode of Resources Radio on Climate Policy in Washington State, with Sharon Shewmake
Daniel Raimi and Sharon Shewmake discuss Washington state's 100 percent clean energy bill in this new episode of Resources Radio.
Press Release — Aug 6, 2019
New Episode of Resources Radio on Community Vulnerability in a "Just" Energy Transition, with Sanya Carley
In this podcast, Sanya Carley discusses the impact of energy transition on communities.