Environmental Policy Models
CRA has developed models designed to evaluate the impact of environmental policies that impose a constraint or price on emissions related to power plant generation. The NEEM model, described above, can analyze how alternative environmental policies impact generation build out, market prices, power plant dispatch, and retail rates. This model has been used extensively in support of analysis surrounding CO2, NOX, and SO2 policy development and implementation. CRA also developed spreadsheet tools to evaluate state specific renewable policies on renewable energy credit pricing.