Charlotte's new deal is more remarkable for its design innovation than its size. It's the latest sign that cities are moving from championing clean energy to actually being able to buy and use it.
President Donald Trump’s approval of a four-year tariff on imported solar panels will raise costs, cut installations, reduce jobs and slow the decline in greenhouse gas emissions. But the economic and environmental benefits of solar power remain strong, and governments, businesses and individuals should act now to lock in a low-carbon future.
This issue brief is a compilation of several green tariff proposals and offerings for commercial and industrial customers in regulated markets in the United States.
This working paper is designed to equip utilities to create desirable renewable energy products by outlining the needs of large-scale energy buyers, sharing the common practices of successful green tariffs to date, and highlighting key regulatory considerations.
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.