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Resources for type "Reports"

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Reports pdf (228 KB)

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

State-Based Financing Tools to Support Distributed and Community Wind Projects

This state wind energy program guide was created to help state clean energy fund managers and policymakers examine financial support tools for distributed wind projects. Read more »

Reports pdf (198 KB)

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

Supporting On-Site Distributed Wind Generation Projects

This state wind energy program guide for state clean energy fund managers and policymakers that support the installation of on-site, behind-the-meter wind turbines at private businesses and municipal and other public facilities. Read more »

Reports pdf (386 KB)

April 1, 2010 - by Lewis Milford, Mark Sinclair, Ken Locklin and Charles Kubert, Clean Energy Group

Federal Climate and Energy Legislation and the States: Legislative Principles and Recommendations for a New Clean Energy Federalism

In this new report, Clean Energy Group recommends that Congress establish a new "Clean Energy Federalism" to expand the historic role of states to fund and deploy clean energy projects, create jobs, and grow the clean energy sector. Read more »

Project: Resilient Power

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 report provides an overview and specific examples of three creative finance tools that any state can use to support solar 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

Reports pdf (866 KB)

December 1, 2009 - by Charles Kubert and Mark Sinclair, CESA

Distributed Renewable Energy Finance and Policy Toolkit

This report describes the many financing options available to state energy offices, municipal governments, and other energy agencies for utilizing public funds for clean energy project support. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports pdf (3.1 MB)

August 1, 2009 - by Lyn Rosoff (Smart Power) and Mark Sinclair (Clean Energy Group)

Smart Solar Marketing Strategies-Clean Energy State Program Guide

This report provides marketing best practices on how to address barriers to solar market growth. The report serves as a guide for states in pursuing their market planning process. According to the report, by acting more like retailers selling a product, state solar programs have the potential to sharply increase PV purchases and installations. Read more »

Reports pdf (1.4 MB)

March 1, 2009 - by CESA

Developing an Effective State Clean Energy Program: Competitive Grants

This best practice briefing paper summarizes innovative grant making approaches and practices that have worked effectively for state clean energy programs. Read more »

Reports pdf (2.5 MB)

March 1, 2009 - by CESA

Developing an Effective State Clean Energy Program: A Blueprint for Success

This best practice briefing paper summarizes innovative approaches and practices that have worked effectively for state clean energy programs accross the country and focuses on programmatic activities and adminstrative issues. Read more »

Reports pdf (62 KB)

March 1, 2009 - by CESA

Developing an Effective State Clean Energy Program: Renewable Energy Incentives

This best practice briefing paper summarizes approaches and practices that have worked effectively for state clean energy programs in providing small renewable project incentives. Read more »

Reports pdf (54 KB)

March 1, 2009 - by CESA

Developing an Effective State Clean Energy Program: Clean Energy Loans

The best practice briefing paper summarizes loan approaches and practices to support renewable energy projects. Read more »