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Third-Party Publications pdf (5.9 MB)

May 8, 2014 - by CEFIA and Energize CT

Connecticut Rooftop Solar PV Permitting Guide

The Connecticut team has compiled results and recommendations from the Rooftop Solar Challenge project into a Round I Final Project Report and the Connecticut Rooftop Solar PV Permitting Guide Version 1.0. Read more »

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

Reports pdf (1.8 MB)

February 12, 2014 - by Robert G. Sanders, Lewis Milford, CEG

CEG Report - Clean Energy for Resilient Communities

A report prepared for the Abell Foundation by CEG on how solar and energy storage can protect cities from power outages and create resilient communities. Read more »

Project: Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities, Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, States Advancing Solar

In the News pdf (29 KB)

November 1, 2013 - by Todd Olinsky-Paul, CESA Project Director

Solar Storage: The New Resilient Clean Energy Technology

This article describes how solar energy storage could help power the grid during natural disasters. Read more »

Project: Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, States Advancing Solar

Reports pdf (3.4 MB)

October 15, 2012 - by CESA

State Leadership in Clean Energy: Seven Exemplary Programs

This CESA report provides short summaries of the seven 2012 winners of the State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards. Read more »

Project: Interstate Turbine Advisory Council (ITAC), State Leadership in Clean Energy , States Advancing Solar

Third-Party Publications pdf (838 KB)

April 21, 2011 - by Ben Hoen, Ryan Wiser, Peter Cappers, and Mark Thayer, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, LBNL

An Analysis of the Effects of Residential Photovoltaic Energy Systems on Home Sales Prices in California

New research by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory finds strong evidence that homes with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems sell for a premium over homes without solar systems."We find compelling evidence that solar PV systems in California have boosted home sales prices," says Ben Hoen, the lead researcher on the study and a Principal Research Associate at Berkeley Lab. This report was funded with support from CESA. LBNL-4476E. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar

Third-Party Publications pdf (517 KB)

April 21, 2011 - by Ben Hoen, Ryan Wiser, Peter Cappers, and Mark Thayer, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, LBNL

Research Summary Report: Effects of Residential PV Energy Systems on Home Sales Prices in CA

New research by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory finds strong evidence that homes with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems sell for a premium over homes without solar systems. This is the Research Summary for the entire report. This report was funded with support from CESA.
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Project: States Advancing Solar

Reports pdf (699 KB)

October 1, 2010 - by Ryan Wiser and Galen Barbose, LBNL

Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States

This report documents the design of and early experience with state-level RPS programs in the United States that have been specifically tailored to encourage a wider diversity of renewable energy technologies, and solar energy in particular. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative, States Advancing Solar

Reports pdf (548 KB)

June 1, 2010 - by CESA

State Clean Energy Fund Support for Renewable Energy Projects: Key Findings from the 2008 CESA National Database

This paper summarizes the key, initial findings from CESA's 2008 national database of state fund-supported renewable energy projects. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar

Reports pdf (216 KB)

March 1, 2010 - by Charles Kubert and Mark Sinclair, CESA

A Review of Emerging State Finance Tools to Advance Solar Generation

This CESA report provides an overview and specific examples of three creative finance tools that any state can use to support PV in the context of an existing RPS: solar set-asides, feed-in tariffs, and reverse auction mechanisms. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative, States Advancing Solar

In the News pdf (55 KB)

January 15, 2010 - by Mark Sinclair, CESA

Creating Demand - How to Market Solar

"Renewable Energy Focus" feature article by Mark Sinclair, Clean Energy Group, on effective solar marketing strategies for state and utility programs. 15 January 2010. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar