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Reports pdf (985 KB)

December 1, 2007 - by Mark Sinclair, CESA

CESA State Program Guide: State Strategies to Foster Solar Hot Water System Deployment

This report describes a number of straightforward strategies that states can implement to support adoption of solar hot water technologies, including provision of financial incentives, training for installers, and education to help customers make informed decisions. Read more »

Project: Renewable Heating and Cooling, States Advancing Solar

Presentations pdf (467 KB)

November 14, 2007 - by Mark Sinclair, CEG/CESA

Learning by Doing: The Evolution of State Support for Solar Energy

This presentation reviews state support of solar initiatives and incentive programs and the major policy tools states are using to advance solar energy. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar

Presentations pdf (311 KB)

September 25, 2007 - by Mark Sinclair, CEG/CESA

Learning by Doing: The Evolution of State Support for Solar Energy

This presentation reviews state support of solar initiatives and incentive programs and the major policy tools states are using to advance solar energy. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar

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February 5, 2007 - by Mark Bolinger, Ryan Wiser and Edwin Ing for CESA

Exploring the Economic Value of EPAct 2005's PV Tax Credits

How much economic value do these new and expanded federal tax credits really provide to PV system purchasers? And what implications might they hold for state/utility PV grant programs? Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar

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October 2, 2006 - by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for CESA

Designing PV Incentive Programs to Promote Performance - A Review of Current Practice

This report examines the approaches used to encourage PV system performance - including, but not limited to, PBI's - used by 32 prominent PV incentive programs in the U.S. This paper is part of a series of clean energy fund case studies prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Clean Energy States Alliance. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar

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February 1, 2006 - by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Supporting Photovoltaics in Market-Rate Residential New Construction: A Summary of Programmatic Experience to Date and Lessons Learned

This paper, prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for CESA, describes early efforts by state clean energy funds to support the deployment of PV in new, market-rate homes. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar