Perspectives on Policy and Regulationby Alex Doukas and Athena Ballesteros - June 2015
This is the second in a series of three briefs, Keys to Achieving Universal Energy Access. These studies are based on interviews and desk research, as well as two workshops held by WRI and the DOEN...
Understanding Cost Parityby Joshua Ryor and Letha Tawney - February 2015
This factsheet is simple, go-to resource outlining how electricity supply options (renewable vs. traditional), specifically utility-scale renewable energy systems, can be appropriately compared.
This publication is the final factsheet in a...
by Letha Tawney and Joshua Ryor - February 2015
The following table is a compilation of several green tariff proposals and offerings for commercial and industrial customers in regulated markets in the United States.
This list is regularly updated, but for complete and up-to-date details of each green tariff, see the appropriate docket...
Understanding Cost Parityby Joshua Ryor and Letha Tawney - December 2014
This factsheet is simple, go-to resource outlining how electricity supply options (renewable vs. traditional), specifically behind-the-meter solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, can be appropriately compared.
This publication is the second in a...
Increasing Access to Renewable Energyby Letha Tawney, Bryn Baker, Manager, Climate Change and Renewable Energy at World Wildlife Fund and Martin A. Spitzer, Director, U.S. Climate and Renewable Energy Policy - July 2014
The Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers' Principles frame the challenges and common needs faced by large renewable energy buyers.
Thirty-four corporate signatories developed these principles to spur progress on resolving the challenges they face when buying renewable energy, and...
by Bharath Jairaj, Sarah Martin, Davida Wood, Shantanu Dixit, Ashwini Chitnis and Amrita Kundu - May 2014
This working paper is designed to help make decision-making processes more transparent and enable greater engagement in the electricity sector.
It is part of the 10 Questions to Ask Series, which aims to build...
Green Tariff Design for Traditional Utilitiesby Letha Tawney - January 2014
This paper describes what draws U.S. commercial and industrial customers to renewable energy, and explores how traditional utilities could build on their strengths to deliver affordable renewable energy to customers.
by Davida Wood, Sarah Martin, Bharath Jairaj, Letha Tawney and Shantanu Dixit - January 2014
Part of the “10 Questions to Ask Series” which aims to build the capacity of electricity sector stakeholders—government agencies, regulators, utilities, the private sector, civil society, and others —to design and participate...
Strengthening India's Appliance Efficiency Standards and Labels through Greater Civil Society Involvement...by Bharath Jairaj, Sarah Martin and Neelam Singh - November 2013
Residential use accounts for 14 percent of global energy consumption. Appliance standards alone could achieve 17 percent energy reductions in the residential sector. Although appliance efficiency standards and labeling programs (AES&L) aim to influence consumer behavior, consumers and civil...