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Reports Link (Report)

March 10, 2015 - by Samantha Donalds, Clean Energy States Alliance

The California Energy Commission's New Solar Homes Partnership Program Case Study: Promoting Greener, Better Housing in California

This case study analyzes data from the California Energy Commission’s New Solar Homes Partnership Program, part of California’s comprehensive statewide solar program, the California Solar Initiative. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar

Webinars pdf (3 MB)

February 20, 2015 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Webinar Slides: Streamlining Residential Solar Permitting Processes at the Municipal Level: Lessons from California

These are slides from the 2.20.15 webinar featuring presentations by Bernadette Del Chiaro from the California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA) and Tamara Gishri-Perry from the Center for Sustainable Energy. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar, New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

Reports Link (Report)

February 12, 2015 - by Nate Hausman, CESA Project Manager

A Homeowner’s Guide to Solar Financing: Leases, Loans and PPAs

This guide will help homeowners navigate the complex landscape of residential solar photovoltaic (PV) system financing. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar, New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

Blogs/Articles/Press Link (Article)

February 12, 2015 - by Maria Blais Costello, CESA

Financing Residential Solar PV – How to Decide the Best Choice for You

This article by Maria Blais Costello in Renewable Energy World profiles CESA's new guide to help homeowners make sound decisions and select the best financing option for their needs. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar, New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

Webinars pdf (3.3 MB)

February 2, 2015 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

RPS Webinar Slides: The Effect of State Policy Suites on Solar Markets

These are slides from the 2/2/15 webinar "The Effect of State Policy Suites on Solar Markets" featuring Elizabeth Doris from NREL. Read more »

Project: State-Federal RPS Collaborative, States Advancing Solar

Reports pdf (1.8 MB)

January 29, 2015 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy: A Connecticut Program Viability Assessment

The Connecticut Green Bank commissioned the Clean Energy States Alliance to prepare a report on the legal framework, need for, and viability of establishing a Residential Property-Assessed Clean Energy (R-PACE) program in Connecticut. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar, New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

Reports Link (Report)

December 11, 2014 - by NREL

The Effect of State Policy Suites on the Development of Solar Markets

NREL researchers examined a variety of policy- and non-policy-based factors that influenced state and local solar markets. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar, New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

Webinars Link (Recording)

October 15, 2014 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Webinar Recording: Ending the Solar Tug of War: Can There Be Common Ground on Net Metering?

This is a recording of the 10.15.14 webinar on net metering featuring guest speakers from Sunrun and the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center. Read more »

Project: State-Federal RPS Collaborative, States Advancing Solar

Reports pdf (467 KB)

September 30, 2014 - by Nate Hausman, CESA Project Manager

NREL Solar Resources of Interest to CESA Members

This is a list of reports and studies by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that may be of interest to CESA members. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar, New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

Webinars pdf (13 MB)

September 5, 2014 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Webinar Slides: Solar Industry Trends

This is a pdf of the slides from the 9.5.14 webinar on solar industry trends featuring guest speakers from Environment America and The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). Read more »

Project: State-Federal RPS Collaborative, States Advancing Solar