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This website provides a platform for sharing data, visualizations and analytical tools that are relevant to the energy sector.

Source: World Bank Group

Power systems are designed and operated to efficiently manage variability and uncertainty in electricity demand and resource availability. Variable renewable energy (VRE) increases this inherent variability and uncertainty, and thus increases the need for flexibility.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory

The Sustainable Energy for Remote Indonesian Grids (SERIG) project aims to support accelerated deployment of renewable energy in small remote grids in Indonesia. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and implemented by the U.S.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: December 2016

This report provides updates on auctions as a mechanism for price discovery and market development. Chapter 1 gives the highlights of renewable energy auctions held or announced in 2016. Chapter 2 reviews the main trends and analyses the evolution of prices resulting from auctions.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

This brief quantifies air pollution and climate change externalities related to fossil fuels, along with the extent these can be reduced with higher uptake of renewables.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

The report presents an approach to help international financial institutions deliver on their mandates to increase economic productivity and meet environmental and social objectives while lowering energy use from fossil fuel sources.

Source: Climate Policy Initiative
Date: March 2017

This presentation discusses RAP’s published papers on rate design, the first two of which seek to identify examples of creative and forward-looking rate design from around the world.

Source: Regulatory Assistance Project

This report was delivered to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to support its investigation of technological and regulatory changes in the electricity sector in the Commission’s PowerForward initiative.

Source: Rocky Mountain Institute
Date: January 2018

This issue brief lays out the objectives and principles that the authors says should guide consideration of new rate design structures for better integrating and valuing distributed energy resources.

Source: Advanced Energy Economy
Date: January 2018

This report provides a meta-analysis of numerous existing studies, reports, and analyses to support an objective assessment of the efficacy of time-based rates and demand charge rates for mass-market customers.

Source: Rocky Mountain Institute
Date: May 2016