Report: The Economics of Clean Energy Portfolios

A great 2018 report from Rocky Mountain Institute on the costs and risks of building more gas infrastructure versus renewable energy and distributed energy resources. 

Authored by: Mark Dyson, Alex Engel, and Jamil Farbes. 

"US electricity generators may be committing their customers and investors to as much as $1 trillion in future investment and fuel costs through 2030 as they rush to build new gas-fired power plants. Yet advances in renewable energy and distributed energy resources (DERs) offer lower rates and emissions-free energy while delivering all the grid reliability services that new power plants can, according to RMI’s The Economics of Clean Energy Portfolios report.

You can access the executive summary on this webpage, or download the full report, executive summary and appendices:

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