RPS Events and Webinars

Upcoming Events

September 6, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

U.S. Renewables Portfolio Standards: 2017 Annual Status Report

Lead author Galen Barbose will present the key findings of LBNL's newly released report, "U.S. Renewables Portfolio Standards: 2017 Annual Status Report."

November 7 - 8, 2017

2017 National Summit on RPS

The 2017 National Summit on RPS will take place on Tuesday, November 7 and Wednesday, November 8 in Arlington, Virginia at the Westin Crystal City Hotel. The Summit is hosted by CESA, with generous financial support from the Energy Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy.

Recent Events

June 28, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

RPS Webinar: When Renewable Portfolio Standards Max Out

Many state renewable portfolio standard (RPS) policies will reach their peak requirement over the next few years. In this webinar, guest speaker Ed Holt discusses what could happen to state RPSs when they max out, and what options the states have when, and if, they begin to plan for the end of RPS in their states.

June 7, 2017 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

New York's Clean Energy Standard

In this webinar, guest speakers from NYSERDA explained the Clean Energy Standard and how it will be implemented.

May 9, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Should There Be a Clean Peak Standard?

In this webinar, Lon Huber, Senior Director at Strategen Consulting, discussed the Clean Peak Standard concept and how it might be implemented.

April 12, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

The Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is in the process of implementing a new solar incentive program designed to maintain robust growth in the number of solar installations while reducing costs for ratepayers. Learn more about this program in a webinar presentation featuring Kaitlin Kelly, RPS Program Coordinator at DOER.

March 10, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Implementing Expanded RPSs in Illinois and Michigan

In late-2016, both Illinois and Michigan strengthened and extended their RPSs. In this webinar, Brian Granahan of the Illinois Power Agency and Katie Trachsel of the Michigan Public Service Commission described their states’ new laws and explained how the states are preparing for implementation.