Local Government Voices in Wholesale Markets Issues: Engagement Approaches for Decarbonization

Source: World Resources Institute

This paper provides guidance on the ways cities and counties can get involved in clean energy issues at the wholesale market level. It presents three main avenues for local governments to amplify their voices on renewable energy: through public statements, at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission level, and at the regional transmission organization/independent system operator level. It also offers options to help cities understand how they can collaborate with each other and other stakeholders to overcome challenges to getting clean energy.

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