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Resources for category "Land-Based Wind"

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Reports pdf (6.8 MB)

May 20, 2011 - by Jean Vissering for CESA

A Visual Impact Assessment Process for Wind Energy Projects

This guide provides an effective and objective aesthetic impact assessment review methodology for wind energy projects that provides clear guidance for developers, planners, and regulatory decision makers and also ensures the protection of important scenic and cultural resources. Read more »

Reports PDF (2.05 MB)

October 20, 2010 - by CESA

2010 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards - Case Studies

This report presents case studies of the six recipients of the 2010 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards. Read more »

Project: State Leadership in Clean Energy

Reports pdf (228 KB)

May 1, 2010 - by Charles Kubert and Mark Sinclair, CESA

State-Based Financing Tools to Support Distributed and Community Wind Projects

This state wind energy program guide was created to help state clean energy fund managers and policymakers examine financial support tools for distributed wind projects. Read more »

Reports pdf (198 KB)

May 1, 2010 - by Charles Kubert and Mark Sinclair, CESA

Supporting On-Site Distributed Wind Generation Projects

This state wind energy program guide for state clean energy fund managers and policymakers that support the installation of on-site, behind-the-meter wind turbines at private businesses and municipal and other public facilities. Read more »

Reports pdf (198 KB)

January 23, 2009 - by CESA and Peregrine Energy Group

State Clean Energy Fund Support for Renewable Energy Projects: Key Findings from the CESA National Database, 1998-2007

This report from CESA demonstrates how state clean energy funds have emerged over the past decade as a major driver of renewable energy projects across the U.S. Read more »

Reports pdf (57 KB)

September 1, 2007 - by CESA

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Collaborative on RPS Implementation - Model Resource Eligibility Definitions

The members of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Collaborative on RPS Implementation have developed this set of model RPS resource eligibility definitions for states to consider as RPS programs evolve and mature. Read more »

Project: Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports pdf (125 KB)

August 1, 2007 - by Mark Sinclair, CESA

CESA Best Practice Recommendation: Visual Impacts Assessment Process for Evaluating Wind-Energy Projects

This memo describes a process and approach for evaluating the visual impact of wind-energy projects. Read more »

Reports pdf (78 KB)

May 1, 2007 - by Mark Sinclair, CESA

CESA Memo: Summary of National Research Council Report on Environmental Impacts of Wind-Energy Projects

This memo provides a briefing analysis of the May 2007 NAS National Resources Council Report on The Environmental Impacts of Wind-Energy Project that evaluates the trade-offs between the benefit of new wind-energy projects and the risk of adverse environmental impacts. Read more »