Webinar & Events - Renewable Portfolio Standards

Impacts of Federal Tax Credit Extensions on Renewable Deployment and Power Sector Emissions

March 18, 2016

NREL has released a new report exploring the likely impacts of recently extended federal tax credits on the deployment of renewable generation and on CO2 emissions. CESA is hosting a webinar with the report’s lead author, Trieu Mai, to discuss the report’s findings.

Hawaii’s 100 Percent RPS and Vermont’s New RPS

March 14, 2016

This webinar will look at two states that last year took important actions to advance renewable energy. Program developers and managers from Hawaii and Vermont will present.

Hydropower and Renewable Portfolio Standards

February 2, 2016

This webinar will explore the role and treatment of hydropower in RPSs across the country.

U.S. Renewable Portfolio Standards: Overview of Status and Key Trends

January 26, 2016

This webinar will feature a wide-ranging presentation on the overall status of RPSs around the country and observations about general trends.

Webinar – Clean Power Plan: Interactions and Implications for Renewable Energy Markets

November 19, 2015

Do you know how compliance with EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) will affect your region’s voluntary and regulatory renewable energy markets? Do you know how carbon trading under mass-based and rate-based programs can be coordinated with existing REC trading?

2015 National Summit on RPS

November 5, 2015

The 2015 National Summit on RPS was hosted by the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), the Energy Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Energy.The Summit took place on Thursday, November 5th and Friday, November 6th.

RPS Collaborative Webinar: Implications of Scheduled Solar ITC Reversion for RPS Compliance

October 26, 2015

The federal investment tax credit (ITC) is currently scheduled to be reduced in 2017 to 10% of project costs for commercial solar systems. This reduction would have impacts for compliance with solar carve-outs in various state renewable portfolio standards.

RPS Collaborative Webinar: Using AVERT to Estimate the Emissions Benefits of Clean Energy Policies and Programs

June 1, 2015

The webinar will describe and demonstrate AVERT, a free, open-access tool that allows non-expert users to quantify displaced emissions of CO2, SO2, and NOX, and avoided generation mitigated by state or multi-state programs. Stakeholders and regulators can also use the tool to identify likely units and regions impacted by different efficiency or renewable energy programs.

RPS Collaborative Webinar: Updates from Connecticut and Wisconsin

May 5, 2015

The webinar will provide updates on the RPS programs and activities in Connecticut and Wisconsin. The focus will be on program elements and developments that may be of interest to other states.

State-Federal RPS Collaborative Webinar: Cross-State RPS Interactions

February 25, 2015

New analysis from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) quantifies the extent to which RPSs were met with out-of-state renewable energy in 2012 and 2013. Jenny Heeter of NREL will describe and discuss these findings.