RPS Events and Webinars


February 2, 2015 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

RPS Collaborative Webinar: The Effect of State Policy Suites on Solar Markets

This webinar features a discussion of NREL's recent report "The Effect of State Policy Suites on the Development of Solar Markets." This report examined policy-related and non-policy-based factors that have influenced state solar markets.

February 25, 2015 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

State-Federal RPS Collaborative Webinar: Cross-State RPS Interactions

New analysis from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) quantifies the extent to which RPSs were met with out-of-state renewable energy in 2012 and 2013. Jenny Heeter of NREL will describe and discuss these findings.

May 5, 2015 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

RPS Collaborative Webinar: Updates from Connecticut and Wisconsin

The webinar will provide updates on the RPS programs and activities in Connecticut and Wisconsin. The focus will be on program elements and developments that may be of interest to other states.

June 1, 2015 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

RPS Collaborative Webinar: Using AVERT to Estimate the Emissions Benefits of Clean Energy Policies and Programs

The webinar will describe and demonstrate AVERT, a free, open-access tool that allows non-expert users to quantify displaced emissions of CO2, SO2, and NOX, and avoided generation mitigated by state or multi-state programs. Stakeholders and regulators can also use the tool to identify likely units and regions impacted by different efficiency or renewable energy programs.

October 26, 2015 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

RPS Collaborative Webinar: Implications of Scheduled Solar ITC Reversion for RPS Compliance

The federal investment tax credit (ITC) is currently scheduled to be reduced in 2017 to 10% of project costs for commercial solar systems. This reduction would have impacts for compliance with solar carve-outs in various state renewable portfolio standards.

November 5 - 6, 2015

2015 National Summit on RPS

The 2015 National Summit on RPS was hosted by the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), the Energy Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Energy.The Summit took place on Thursday, November 5th and Friday, November 6th.

November 19, 2015 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Webinar - Clean Power Plan: Interactions and Implications for Renewable Energy Markets

Do you know how compliance with EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) will affect your region’s voluntary and regulatory renewable energy markets? Do you know how carbon trading under mass-based and rate-based programs can be coordinated with existing REC trading?