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Resources for category "Solar PV"

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Presentations pdf (163 KB)

May 8, 2008 - by Mark Sinclair, CEG/CESA

State Solar Policy Initiatives: Recent Development and Lessons Learned

This presentation reviews state policies and trends in solar installations. Read more »

Reports pdf (3.4 MB)

April 1, 2008 - by Clean Energy Group and Peregrine Group, Inc.

Mainstreaming Solar Electricity: Strategies for States to Build Local Markets

This report describes the key policies and program strategies that have emerged as effective tools for states to advance widespread solar deployment. Read more »

Presentations pdf (382 KB)

March 11, 2008 - 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 »

Presentations pdf (382 KB)

March 11, 2008 - by Mark Sinclair, CESA

Policies, Programs and Trends: IREC Solar Seminar--State Solar Policy Trends

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 »

Reports pdf (111 KB)

February 1, 2008 - by LBNL / CESA

Property Tax Assessments as a Finance Vehicle for Residential PV Installations: Opportunities and Potential Limitations

This LBNL-CESA Case Study describes the mechanics of a new type of PV financing program recently proposed by the City of Berkeley that offers its residents the ability to utilize increased property tax assessments as a means of repaying over time the up-front cost of installing PV systems. Read more »

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 »

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 »

Reports pdf (57 KB)

September 1, 2007 - by CESA

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Collaborative on RPS Implementation - Model Resource Eligibility Definitions

The members of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Collaborative on RPS Implementation have developed this set of model RPS resource eligibility definitions for states to consider as RPS programs evolve and mature. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports Link (PDF)

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 »

Reports Link (PDF)

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 »