Specifications include, but are not limited to: Qualified
firms to provide analyses, report and presentation on Rhode Island examining a
Carbon Pricing Program for the State. OER and DEM seek consultants with deep expertise in climate change and energy policy and
demonstrated expertise in economy-wide economic and environmental modeling and analysis
(including the electricity, thermal and transportation sectors).
The selected consultant will conduct a qualitative analysis of potential multi-state, economywide carbon mitigation approaches available to Rhode Island and quantitatively examine the
short- and long-term impacts of each mechanism on the state’s economy and environment under
a range of revenue disbursement/investment options.