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Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

RAP is a energy conservation organization based in Montpelier, VT that was founded in 1992. As of 2019 they had $7.9 million in revenue and $7.6 million in assets.

RAP advises public officials on regulatory and competitive utility policies. Specifically, we focus on strategies that will increase investment in cost-effective energy efficiency, clean distributed generation and renewable energy.

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Program areas at RAP

United states: rap's seasoned team of former utility and air quality regulators, ratepayer advocates, and technical experts brings deep experience to the most vexing issues posed by the accelerating transformation of the u.s. power sector. As trusted advisors, our experts turn complex challenges into opportunities to deploy new clean energy technologies and best practices, protect system reliability, and improve environmental performance.

China: the rap team has been deeply engaged with china's energy sector since 1999. We tailor cutting-edge solutions for china, drawing on our hands-on expertise in europe, the united states, india, and other regions. Our efforts span the breadth of china's challenges and opportunities-increasing energy efficiency, improving resource planning, integrating renewables into the grid, reducing air pollution, and designing markets and emissions trading regimes-as it seeks to transform its power sector and meet aggressive environmental goals.

European union: rap's team develops holistic policies in partnership with eu and member state policymakers, ngos, and industry experts. Tools and complementary policies developed by rap, in collaboration with our partners, are unleashing the power of larger, well-designed markets, driving investment in large-scale deployment of low-carbon supply, storage, demand-side resources, and needed infrastructure.erformance.

Form 990s for RAP

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 10, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Nov 22, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Feb 22, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 8, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for RAP

Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,217,552
Program services$697,976
Investment income and dividends$28,250
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$36,633
Total revenues$7,980,411

Vendors for RAP

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-05-29
███████ ███████ ███Tax accounting2019-01-31
█████████ ████████Software2018-09-13
██████ ███ ████████ █████████Consulting Fees$300,0002017-12-01
██████ ███ █████████████ █████████ ███Consulting Fees$219,9402017-12-01
███████ █ █████Consulting Fees$209,5982017-12-01
███████ ██████ █████████ ███Consulting Fees$126,8342017-12-01
█████████ ████████████ ███Consulting Fees$132,6802017-12-01

Personnel at RAP

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Richard SedanoPresident and Chief Executive Officer$256,470Oct. 28, 2020
Noelle MacKayChief Operating Officer$90,316Oct. 28, 2020
██████ ██████████ ███Co - Founder and Former Director-Oct. 28, 2020
█████ █████████Co - Founder-Oct. 28, 2020
████ ███████Principal$200,568Oct. 28, 2020
██████ ███████Finance Director$120,499Oct. 28, 2020
███████ ████Communications Director and Development Manager-Oct. 28, 2020
███ ███████Principal and European Programme Director-Oct. 28, 2020
█████████ ██████Principal and Director, Policy Interim India Program Director$235,862Oct. 28, 2020
███ ██████Principal and Us Program Director-Oct. 28, 2020
...and 18 more key personnel

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11The Delta Institute501(c)(3)$2.8 millionChicago, IL
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14Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)501(c)(3)$2.0 millionAlbany, NY
15Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance501(c)(3)$4.7 millionChicago, IL
16Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD)501(c)(3)$11 millionWashington, DC
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19Council on Competitiveness501(c)(3)$3.5 millionWashington, DC
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21The Breakthrough Institute501(c)(3)$2.7 millionOakland, CA
22Island Institute501(c)(3)$4.9 millionRockland, ME
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24North Carolina Advanced Energy Corporation501(c)(3)$7.6 millionRaleigh, NC
25C2ES and Strategies for the Global Environment501(c)(3)$5.4 millionArlington, VA