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Reports pdf (5.6 MB)

January 26, 2016 - by Leigh Seddon, L.W. Seddon, LLC.

Vermont Solar Cost Study: A Report on Photovoltaic System Cost and Performance Differences Based on Design and Siting Factors

This report analyzes installation cost and performance differences between different types of solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in Vermont. It examines solar facilities built on existing buildings, on new structures such as parking lot canopies, and projects built on open pasture land. Read more »

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

Reports pptx (69 MB)

December 18, 2015 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

PV Fire Safety Training Slides

This slideshow provides information firefighters need to know to deal with fires on buildings equipped with PV systems. Read more »

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

Reports Link (Report )

October 14, 2015 - by Clean Energy Group

Resilience for Free: How Solar+Storage Could Protect Multifamily Affordable Housing from Power Outages at Little or No Net Cost

The report concludes that with the right market structures and incentives, solar+storage systems can provide a positive economic return on par with energy efficiency or stand-alone solar. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, States Advancing Solar, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities

Webinars pdf (2.8 MB)

September 22, 2015 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Webinar Slides: Federal Residential Tax Credit Eligibility for Community-Shared Solar Panel Owners

These are slides from the 9/22/15 webinar "Federal Residential Tax Credit Eligibility for Community-Shared Solar Panel Owners." Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar

Reports xlsx (93 KB)

September 10, 2015 - by Nate Hausman, CESA Program Associate

Summary Table of New England Solar Policies and Programs

This Excel spreadsheet was produced by Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) for the New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership through a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative’s Rooftop Solar Challenge II. The spreadsheet lists operative solar policies and programs for the five New England state participating in the New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership. The state policies and programs were collected and current as of September 2015.


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

Blogs/Articles/Press Link (PDF)

September 1, 2015 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Press Release: IRS Rules Favorably on Owner’s Eligibility for Federal Tax Credit for a Community-Shared Solar Project

The Clean Energy States Alliance and law firm Foley Hoag, LLP have issued a press release about an August 2015 IRS ruling that has implications for community-shared solar projects nationwide. FAQs about community shared solar are included at the end of the press release. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar

Blogs/Articles/Press LINK (PDF)

September 1, 2015 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Private Letter Ruling on the Eligibility of an Individual Panel Owner in an Offsite, Net-Metered Community-Shared Solar Project to Claim the Section 25D Tax Credit

The Internal Revenue Service has issued a Private Letter Ruling concluding that a particular owner of PV panels in an offsite, community-shared solar array is eligible for the residential tax credit under section 25D of the U.S. tax code. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar

Blogs/Articles/Press Link (Article)

July 17, 2015 - by Warren Leon, CESA Executive Director

Op-ed: President Obama’s Low-Income Solar Initiative

CESA Executive Director Warren Leon discusses President Obama’s Low-Income Solar Initiative with altenergymag.com. Read more »

Project: States Advancing Solar, Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities

Reports pdf (4.1 MB)

June 22, 2015 - by Warren Leon, Executive Director, CESA

Clean Energy Champions - The Importance of State Programs and Policies

Clean Energy Champions: The Importance of State Programs and Policies by the Clean Energy States Alliance provides the first-ever comprehensive look at the ways in which states are advancing clean energy and suggests how to further encourage growth. Read more »

Project: Accelerating Offshore Wind - OWAP, State-Federal RPS Collaborative, Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Interstate Turbine Advisory Council (ITAC), States Advancing Solar, Clean Energy Finance, State Leadership in Clean Energy , Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

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