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  • August 16, 2017

    RFP: Solar Energy Feasibility Study for the Prairie Island Indian Community

    The Prairie Island Indian Community is a federally-recognized Indian tribe, located in southeastern Minnesota along the banks of the Mississippi River, approximately 30 miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The Tribe is seeking proposals from qualified professionals to conduct a feasibility study on the potential for development of solar energy project(s) for the Tribe. The submission deadline is August 30. Read more here.

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  • August 15, 2017

    Advancing Clean Energy: 15 Years of State Leadership

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  • August 10, 2017

    CESA Releases Solar Consumer Education Video Series

    The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), in conjunction with the George Washington University Solar Institute, has released three short videos for consumers who are considering adopting solar:

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  • July 26, 2017

    The Offshore Wind Hub: A Comprehensive Resource for State and Federal Offshore Wind Documents

    Earlier this summer Massachusetts put out a Request for Proposals (RFP) for long-term contracts for offshore wind energy totaling 400 MW. This solicitation follows passage of “An Act to Promote Energy Diversity” by the Massachusetts legislature in August 2016 calling for 1600 MW of offshore wind by 2027. The full text of this legislation, as well as the complete RFP document, can both be conveniently accessed from one site.

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  • July 7, 2017

    Five Ways States Are Accelerating Renewable Energy

    By Dana Drugmand, Summer Research Assistant, CESA By Dana Drugmand, Summer Research Assistant, CESA

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  • June 14, 2017

    Workshop for State Officials: Bringing the Benefits of Solar to Low- and Moderate-Income Residents

    Through the Sustainable Solar Education Project[projects/sustainable-solar/], CESA conducted a full-day, in-person workshop for state officials on planning for bringing solar to low- and moderate-income (LMI) residents. Representatives from sixteen states attended the workshop, which was held in Washington, DC on June 14th. During the workshop, state participants engaged with leading experts and peers from across the country in discussions on such topics as financing for LMI solar, using community solar to advance solar for LMI households, LMI solar+storage as a strategy to reduce lifecycle costs, and harnessing existing low-income and housing programs for solar. The workshop included sessions for state officials to work together to generate and develop program ideas and strategies to bring the benefits of solar to LMI residents. Workshop materials are available here[webinars/sustainable-solar-education-project-workshop/].

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