REUTERS/Ina Fassbender - Wind turbines are seen in front of a coal power plant of German utility RWE Power near the western town of Neurath February 28, 2014.

Policy Brief

Transforming the Electricity Portfolio

September 2014, John P. Banks, Charles K. Ebinger and Alisa Schackmann

Amid an ongoing international debate on the reduction of carbon emissions, Germany and Japan are undertaking a dramatic shift in their electricity portfolios. John Banks, Charles Ebinger and Alisa Schackmann seek to answer the fundamental policy questions while identifying potential relevant lessons for large-scale deployment of renewables in the United States.

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