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Recent RPS Studies: Maine and Maryland

April 15, 2020

This webinar described two recent studies that examined the renewable portfolio standards in Maine and Maryland. Authors of the studies presented their key findings and discussed the implications.

US Renewables Portfolio Standards: Berkeley Lab’s Annual Status Report

September 4, 2019

LBNL’s Galen Barbose reviewed key trends in state RPSs, including recent legislative revisions, key RPS policy design features, state RPSs’ compliance with interim targets, past and projected impacts on renewables development, and compliance costs.

Net Energy Metering, Distributed Solar Valuation, and Rate Design

April 9, 2019

On this webinar, presenters from the US Department of Energy, ICF, and the National Regulatory Research Institute will discuss three recent reports.

Americans’ Changing Views of Renewable Energy Policies

December 4, 2018

Sarah Mills discussed the findings of a new report on how Americans’ views on solar and wind energy have changed over the past decade.

Renewable Thermal in RPSs: Examples from New Hampshire, Oregon, and Vermont

November 29, 2018

Guest speakers from New Hampshire, Oregon, and Vermont discussed the inclusion of renewable thermal in their state’s RPS program.

Energy Storage in the Clean Peak Standard

November 8, 2018

Clean Peak Standards (CPS) are being implemented or considered by several states as a way to focus renewable generation at peak demand hours. Energy storage is expected to play a major role in these efforts. This webinar featured a presentation by Strategen’s Ed Burgess.

Evaluation of the Stringency and Design of RPSs

October 18, 2018

A new study measures the stringency of different state RPSs and shows “how changes in RPS policy design features relate to different market outcomes.” Author Sanya Carley and Nikos Zirogiannis presented.

Blockchain Technology for RECs, Tracking Systems, and Other Energy Market Applications

July 17, 2018

In this webinar, Alex Anich (NRG Renewables) and Ben Gerber (MRETS) sifted through the hype and uncertainty around blockchain and distributed ledger systems.

The Future of Electrification and What It Means for Clean Energy

June 26, 2018

Francisco de la Chesnaye presented the findings of the Electric Power Research Institute’s newly published “U.S. National Electrification Assessment,” which examines four possible pathways of how electrification could proceed in the coming years and decades.

ISO-NE’s CASPR and State RPSs

May 23, 2018

Competitive Auctions with Sponsored Resources (CASPR) is a modification to ISO New England’s Forward Capacity Auction. This webinar explained CASPR and its implications for renewables.