Tag Archives: Economic modeling
This study examines how electric power utilities can incorporate natural capital and ecosystem services into business decision making. Researchers developed an approach to quantify the costs of implementing watershed management projects, internal benefits to an electric utility, and external benefits to the community and ecosystem. They applied the approach to three case studies.
In this paper submitted to Energy Economics, EPRI researchers compare the cost-effectiveness of renewable portfolio standards in reducing CO2 emissions to that of cap-and-trade policies.