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Resources for category "Finance"

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Reports pdf (4.7 MB)

November 19, 2014 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

CESA State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards - Outstanding Programs Found Here

This report presents case studies of the eight recipients of the 2014 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards. Read more »

Project: State Leadership in Clean Energy

Reports Link (Report )

October 30, 2014 - by Rob Sanders, Senior Finance Director, Clean Energy Group

Financing for Clean, Resilient Power Solutions

The paper describes financing tools that can be used to implement projects and that will attract private capital on highly favorable terms, thereby reducing the cost of solar and resilient power installations. Read more »

Project: Resilient Power

Reports pdf (1.1 MB)

September 3, 2014 - by Nate Hausman and Nellie Condee, CESA

Planning and Implementing a Solarize Initiative: A Guide for State Program Managers

The Solarize Guide features detailed cases studies of two particularly well-developed and successful Solarize programs from New England—Solarize Connecticut and Solarize Mass—to help program managers in states across the country develop Solarize programs. Read more »

Project: New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

Reports pdf (5.1 MB)

August 29, 2014 - by Nate Hausman, CESA

New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership Progress Report

This report provides background on the New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, some of the lessons and best-practices that have been gleaned from the project to date, areas where participating states are focusing on their soft-cost reduction efforts moving forward, and steps stakeholders can take to help advance the Partnership's goals. Read more »

Project: New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

Reports PDF (Link)

May 27, 2014 - by Samantha Donalds, CESA

A Model of Collaborative Solar Purchasing: The Alameda County Renewable Energy Procurement Project

The Regional Renewable Energy Procurement Project (R-REP) is the largest multi-agency solar procurement project in the US. This case study provides an overview of the R-REP project, with an emphasis on best practices that can be used as a model by other public agencies and local governments. Read more »

Reports Link (Click Here)

April 16, 2014 - by Lewis M. Milford, Devashree Saha, Mark Muro, Robert Sanders and Toby Rittner

CEG Report: Clean Energy Finance Through the Bond Market

Clean Energy Group, the Brookings Institution and the Council of Development Finance Agencies have just released a new paper on a powerful but underutilized tool for future clean energy investment: state and local bond finance. Read more »

Presentations (Link to EESI)

May 22, 2013 - by CESA and EESI

CESA-EESI Briefing - State Clean Energy Innovation and State-Federal Partnerships

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) held a briefing about energy innovations at the state level. The briefing investigated the significant role states are playing by implementing novel policies and effective approaches that reduce the cost of generating clean energy. Read more »

Project: State Leadership in Clean Energy

Reports pdf (1.3 MB)

October 29, 2012 - by Peregrine Energy Group for CESA

The Rising Tide of State-Supported Renewable Energy Projects: Deployment Results from the CESA Database, 1998-2011

This report is a comprehensive analysis of trends in state clean energy development. Among its main findings, the report confirms that state clean energy funds have remained major drivers of renewable energy development in the U.S. Read more »

Reports pdf (3.4 MB)

October 15, 2012 - by CESA

State Leadership in Clean Energy: Seven Exemplary Programs

This report presents case studies of the seven recipients of the 2012 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards. Read more »

Project: State Leadership in Clean Energy

Reports PDF (Link)

August 1, 2012 - by Clean Energy Group, Council of Development Finance Agencies

Clean Energy and Bond Finance Initiative: An Action Plan to Access Capital Markets

Clean Energy Group and the Council of Development Finance Agencies have prepared a briefing on a new Clean Energy and Bond Finance Initiative (CE+BFI) that will guide their work with institutional investors, public finance agencies, and public clean energy fund managers across the country, to find new ways to increase clean energy investment by an additional $5 billion to $20 billion in the next five years. Read more »