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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 (1.1 MB)

August 19, 2011 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Fuel Cells: Briefing Papers for State Policymakers

Compilation Report of Hydrogen Education - Fuel Cell Briefing papers. Read more »

Project: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, Resilient Power

Reports pdf (701 KB)

August 10, 2011 - by Warren Leon and Alexei Ponomarov

Fuel Cells for Supermarkets

Final paper in a series of CESA briefing papers on fuel cell and hydrogen technologies to inform state policymakers about the benefits of fuel cells. This paper describes fuel cell applications in supermarkets across the country and why states should target this niche market for support. Read more »

Project: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, Resilient Power

Reports pdf (849 KB)

July 1, 2011 - by CESA

CESA Annual Work Plan - July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012

CESA Year 9 Work Plan Read more »

Reports pdf (121 KB)

June 30, 2011 - by CESA

Executive Summary: State-Based Financing Tools to Support Distributed and Community Wind Projects and Supporting On-Site Distributed Wind Generation Projects

With funding from the Department of Energy’s Wind Powering America program, Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) created two briefing guides for state officials: Supporting On-Site Distributed Wind Generation Projects and State-Based Financing Tools to Support Distributed and Community Wind Projects. This is the executive summary of the two briefing guides. Read more »

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 (704 KB)

June 3, 2011 - by Charles Kubert and Warren Leon, CESA

Hydrogen Production and Energy Storage

This short, illustrated, five-page paper is designed to give policymakers and others an introduction to how hydrogen for fuel cells is currently produced and stored, and how renewable energy could be used more extensively for hydrogen production in the future. It discusses the adequacy of current supplies and the safety of hydrogen production and storage. Read more »

Project: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, Resilient Power

Reports pdf (6.8 MB)

May 20, 2011 - by Jean Vissering for CESA

A Visual Impact Assessment Process for Wind Energy Projects

This guide provides an effective and objective aesthetic impact assessment review methodology for wind energy projects that provides clear guidance for developers, planners, and regulatory decision makers and also ensures the protection of important scenic and cultural resources. Read more »

Reports pdf (1.9 MB)

May 2, 2011 - by Timothy Lipman for CESA

An Overview of Hydrogen Production and Storage Systems with Renewable Hydrogen Case Studies

This report provides an overview of hydrogen production and storage systems with renewable hydrogen. Read more »

Project: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, Resilient Power

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 »