Iraqi Kurds lack power up to 13 hours a day, thanks to inefficient infrastructure and booming demand. Though the region is flush with oil and gas, solar could be one of the most promising solutions.
Updated October 2018
WRI’s work on green tariffs became an initiative of the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Alliance (REBA) in March 2019. Learn more about REBA...
Implementation Guide for Utilities: Designing Renewable Energy Products to Meet Large Energy Customer Needs
Large-scale corporate energy buyers are seeking renewable energy as a central element of their overall energy strategy. In a few states, these commercial and industrial (C&I) customers have collaborated with their utilities to create new opportunities to buy renewable energy in ways that...
Utilities are finally starting to embrace wind and solar in a big way, in large part because of corporate demand. Here's a visual look at the shifting state of green power
The U.S. Renewable Energy Map: A Guide for Corporate Buyers is an interactive map that reveals where buyers can access the renewable energy they want at the scale they need through their utility.
The U.S. Green Tariff Deals graph explores the renewable contracts signed by large-scale energy buyers and monopoly utilities via green tariffs.
The U.S. Renewable Energy Map: A Guide for Corporate Buyers answers the question, "where is there opportunity to purchase large-scale renewable energy from utilities across the United States?" By identifying these opportunities, buyers can...
U.S. states often tussle over who can attract the most innovative, high-growth businesses. Governors can increasingly point to a new factor that makes their state competitive: affordable renewable energy.
As the price of clean power continues to fall, large companies are looking to move beyond just purchasing renewable energy certificates in order to reap the benefits of utility-scale renewable projects. Priya Barua explains how green tariffs can help speed the transition.
How is the price of electricity set and what exactly are consumers paying for? Are today’s electricity tariffs too high or too low?
WRI's Electricity Governance Initiative program explains the details behind electric tariffs in a new working paper, 10 Questions to Ask about Electricity Tariffs, which offers a tool that stakeholders involved in tariff-setting processes can use to increase their knowledge and capacity in decision-making processes.