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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

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

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