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This Clean Energy States Alliance report explores how SEAs are currently working with CBOs on equitable solar policy, and the barriers to successfully implement these policies. The report is based on a survey of SEAs conducted by CESA in conjunction with Energy Trust of Oregon and Kim Wolske of the University of Chicago.
This report provides an overview of how states with offshore wind potential have begun to include and operationalize principles of equity in their offshore wind policies and related economic development programs.
California’s Solar for Multifamily Affordable Housing program is an excellent example of how state energy agencies and community-based organizations can work together to create more impactful and sustainable solar programs that provide the maximum benefit to environmental justice communities.
CESA submitted comments to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service pertaining to implementing the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, and the role of state energy agencies in helping Treasury define and implement the IRA guidelines from Treasury.
This report identifies, collects, and summarizes all the equity-related provisions that have been included in the legislation and executive orders that have established 100% clean energy goals in 20 states and the District of Columbia.
CESA filed comments with FERC related to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Docket No. RM22-14-000, called “Improvements to Generator Interconnection Procedures and Agreements.”
This report presents case studies of the six recipients of the 2022 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards.
CESA filed comments with FERC related to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Docket No. RM21-17-000, called “Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection.”
Winter electric peaking capacity services are currently undervalued in the Massachusetts programs that provide battery customers with performance payments to supply power back to the grid at times of high demand.
Wholesale power markets are core to the functioning of the US electricity system and to the transition to 100% clean energy. Yet their design and operations can be difficult to influence, or even track, due to complicated structures and processes, extensive regulations, and highly technical jargon. This paper is intended to shed some light on how power markets are governed.