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In the News Link (Article)

July 17, 2015 - by Warren Leon, CESA Executive Director

Op-ed: President Obama’s Low-Income Solar Initiative

CESA Executive Director Warren Leon discusses President Obama’s Low-Income Solar Initiative with altenergymag.com. Read more »

Project: Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities, States Advancing Solar

Reports pdf (650 KB)

June 30, 2015 - by Georgena Terry, CESA Research Associate

Distributed Generation in State Renewable Portfolio Standards

This brief paper summarizes the responses of CESA's survey on how states handle distributed generation within their RPSs. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports pdf (1.8 MB)

June 30, 2015 - by Sustainable Energy Advantage

RPS Compliance Data Collection and Reporting Practices: Supporting Renewable Energy Policy Implementation through Information Sharing

This report summarizes RPS compliance and reporting practices across the US and identifies best practices. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports pdf (4.1 MB)

June 22, 2015 - by Warren Leon, Executive Director, CESA

Clean Energy Champions - The Importance of State Programs and Policies

Clean Energy Champions: The Importance of State Programs and Policies by the Clean Energy States Alliance provides the first-ever comprehensive look at the ways in which states are advancing clean energy and suggests how to further encourage growth. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Interstate Turbine Advisory Council (ITAC), New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, Offshore Wind - OWAP, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative, State Leadership in Clean Energy , States Advancing Solar

Reports Link (Report)

April 27, 2015 - by Samantha Donalds, Clean Energy States Alliance

Renewable Thermal in State Renewable Portfolio Standards

This report provides an overview of how states across the country are incorporating renewable thermal technologies into their RPS programs. Read more »

Project: Renewable Heating and Cooling, Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports Link (Report)

March 10, 2015 - by Samantha Donalds, Clean Energy States Alliance

The California Energy Commission's New Solar Homes Partnership Program Case Study: Promoting Greener, Better Housing in California

This case study analyzes data from the California Energy Commission’s New Solar Homes Partnership Program, part of California’s comprehensive statewide solar program, the California Solar Initiative. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar

In the News Link (Article)

February 17, 2015 - by Lew Milford, Clean Energy Group/ Clean Energy States Alliance

A Call for Multi-State Collaboration on US Offshore Wind

In a new article in Renewable Energy World, CESA President Lew Milford outlines a recent Clean Energy Group report calling for multi-state collaboration on offshore wind. Read more »

Project: Offshore Wind - OWAP

Reports Link (Report)

February 12, 2015 - by Nate Hausman, CESA Project Manager

A Homeowner’s Guide to Solar Financing: Leases, Loans and PPAs

This guide will help homeowners navigate the complex landscape of residential solar photovoltaic (PV) system financing. Read more »

Project: New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, States Advancing Solar

In the News Link (Article)

February 12, 2015 - by Maria Blais Costello, CESA

Financing Residential Solar PV – How to Decide the Best Choice for You

This article by Maria Blais Costello in Renewable Energy World profiles CESA's new guide to help homeowners make sound decisions and select the best financing option for their needs. Read more »

Project: New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, States Advancing Solar

Reports PDF (Report)

February 11, 2015 - by Clean Energy Group & Navigant Consulting

Up in the Air: What the Northeastern States Should Do Together on Offshore Wind, Before It's Too Late

This report recommends a multi-state collaboration on offshore wind to create stronger and consistent regional policies, financing actions, and permitting across the Northeast states. Read more »

Project: Offshore Wind - OWAP