Research Topic

Energy & Climate

Rhodium Group’s Energy & Climate practice analyzes the effects of policy and market developments on energy systems and greenhouse gas emissions, and provides actionable information about the risks of climate change by sector and region around the world.

Rhodium's Energy & Climate research team includes policy experts, economists, energy modelers, climate scientists and data engineers. The team uses a suite of proprietary and open-source models to analyze the economic, energy market and emissions impact of policy developments at the local and national level, and international levels. Through the Climate Impact Lab, they provide decision-makers in the public, financial services, corporate, philanthropic and non-profit sectors with actionable information about the economic risks of climate change in different sectors of the economy and regions of the world.

A selection of Rhodium's public Energy & Climate research is available below. For more information about Rhodium's commercial research services or client data portals, email:

Mar 16, 2023

Scaling Green Hydrogen in a post-IRA World

For green hydrogen to play a role in a decarbonized future, the US needs to get experience building and installing electrolyzers at an unprecedented scale today in order to establish a domestic industry and drive down costs.
Ben King, Galen Hiltbrand, Marie Tamba, Whitney Herndon, and John Larsen
Feb 28, 2023

Relay Race, not Arms Race: Clean Energy Manufacturing Implications of the IRA for the US and EU

The passage of the Inflation Reduction Act in the US has elicited mixed reactions from policymakers in Europe, including concern that it could harm European industrial competitiveness. In new analysis, we unpack the clean energy manufacturing incentives in the legislation and what it means for European industry.
Trevor Houser, John Larsen, Kate Larsen, Ben King, and Marie Tamba
Feb 9, 2023

US Decarbonization Priorities in the Wake of the Inflation Reduction Act

The Inflation Reduction Act has kicked off a new phase of decarbonization in the US, but on its own it won't be enough to achieve the US's 2030 climate target. We provide a framework for priorities and possible additional actions in the decade ahead.
John Larsen, Ben King, Anna van Brummen, and Hannah Kolus
Jan 10, 2023

Preliminary US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimates for 2022

Based on preliminary data, we estimate that US greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2022, rising 1.3% from 2021 levels.
Alfredo Rivera, Ben King, John Larsen, and Kate Larsen