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Resources for category "RPS"

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Comments and Commentary pdf (378 KB)

December 2, 2011 - by CESA et al

OWAP Letter to US DOI Secretary Ken Salazar Recommending OSW Ombudsman Designation

An open letter to Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar with recommendations to facilitate offshore wind development. Read more »

Project: Offshore Wind - OWAP

Reports pdf (2.9 MB)

October 3, 2011 - by Clean Energy States Alliance and Sustainable Energy Advantage

Analysis of Renewable Energy Policy Options for Vermont: The SPEED Program and Renewable Portfolio Standard

Report prepared by CESA and SEA under contract with NARUC for the VT Public Service Board and the VT Legislature. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports pdf (1.3 MB)

June 15, 2011 - by Warren Leon, CESA

Evaluating Renewable Energy Progams: A Guide for Program Managers

This report considers program evaluation from the perspective of a program manager rather than an evaluator. It suggests how to ensure that evaluation activities are useful, cost-effective, and well-received by program staff, policymakers, and stakeholders. Read more »

Reports pdf (1 MB)

April 21, 2011 - by Charles Kubert and Mark Sinclair, CESA

State Support for Clean Energy Deployment: Lessons Learned for Potential Future Policy

This report reviews the results of state energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and the specific financial incentives and financing tools used to encourage clean energy investment. Lessons from such programs could be used to inform the future application of incentives and financing tools. Read more »

Reports pdf (3.5 MB)

April 1, 2011 - by Clean Energy States Alliance and Peregrine Energy Group

State Clean Energy Fund Support for Renewable Energy Projects: Key Findings from the 2009 CESA National Database

CESA report on renewable energy project deployment from State Renewable Energy Program activities: 2009 Annual and 1998-2009 Cumulative Results. Read more »

Reports pdf (928 KB)

March 1, 2011 - by Carolyn Elefant and Ed Holt for CESA

CESA Report: The Commerce Clause and Implications for State Renewable Portfolio Standard Programs (pdf)

This report explains the applicability and effect of the interstate commerce clause of the US Constitution on a state's approach to the design of an RPS. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports pdf (2.7 MB)

October 1, 2010 - by CESA

CESA 2010 Report: State Efforts to Advance Clean Energy

This report highlights the state program offerings and the results achieved by CESA's members as they work to advance clean energy markets. Read more »

Project: State Leadership in Clean Energy

Reports pdf (699 KB)

October 1, 2010 - by Ryan Wiser and Galen Barbose (LBNL) for DOE, NREL, and CESA

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

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 »

Reports pdf (682 KB)

May 1, 2010 - by Charles Kubert, CESA

Advancing Stationary Fuel Cells Through State Policies

This CESA report provides basic information on state policies to advance the fuel cell industry. Read more »

Project: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells