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Reports pdf (3.1 MB)

September 11, 2012 - by Mark Sinclair, Melissa Haugh, Baird Brown, and Carolyn Elefant for CESA

Collaborative Procurement of Offshore Wind Energy - A Buyers Network: Assessment of Merits and Approaches

This analysis finds that, when combined with low-cost financing and use of the Investment Tax Credit, the purchase of large amounts of offshore wind energy by “buyers networks” of credit-worthy offtakers could significantly reduce the cost of offshore wind energy. Read more »

Project: Offshore Wind - OWAP

Reports PDF (Link)

August 1, 2012 - by Clean Energy Group, Council of Development Finance Agencies

Clean Energy and Bond Finance Initiative: An Action Plan to Access Capital Markets

Clean Energy Group and the Council of Development Finance Agencies have prepared a briefing on a new Clean Energy and Bond Finance Initiative (CE+BFI) that will guide their work with institutional investors, public finance agencies, and public clean energy fund managers across the country, to find new ways to increase clean energy investment by an additional $5 billion to $20 billion in the next five years. Read more »

Reports pdf (518 KB)

May 24, 2012 - by Warren Leon, CESA

Evaluating the Benefits and Costs of a Renewable Portfolio Standard: A Guide for State RPS Programs

This report explains some of the issues associated with RPS evaluation and makes suggestions for how states may want to proceed with an evaluation. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports pdf (559 KB)

May 23, 2012 - by Todd Olinsky-Paul, CESA

CESA Clean Energy White Paper: MA Draft Final Regulations for Biomass Generating Units in the RPS

Mass DOER released proposed final regulations for biomass combustion for purposes of RPS eligibility. This paper summarizes those regulations and includes a brief discussion. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports pdf (694 KB)

March 21, 2012 - by Warren Leon, CESA

Designing the Right RPS: A Guide to Selecting Goals and Program Options for a Renewable Portfolio Standard

This report describes RPS best practices and analyzes a wide range of options in RPS program design. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports pdf (214 KB)

January 20, 2012 - by Lizzie Rubado, CESA

Request for Qualifications for Techincal Assistance for the Interstate Turbine Advisory Council

CESA's Interstate Turbine Advisory Council (ITAC) is establishing a unified list of small and mid‐sized wind energy systems that meet the performance, reliability, acoustic, and warranty service expectations of incentive providers. This RFQ seeks to identify a pool of qualified technical assistance contractors to assist with the evaluation of wind turbine systems for inclusion on this list. Read more »

Project: Interstate Turbine Advisory Council (ITAC)

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 »