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Directory of Clean Energy Technical Assistance Opportunities for States

December 14, 2022

CESA has compiled a searchable list of clean energy technical assistance opportunities available to states. The list is available as an interactive table or downloadable excel document, and it will be regularly updated when new opportunities become available to states.

Energy Storage Benefit-Cost Analysis: A Framework for State Energy Programs

December 13, 2022

This report is intended as a guide for state energy agencies preparing to conduct cost-effectiveness evaluation for battery storage. It presents a benefit-cost analysis framework for battery storage and attempts to address many of the uncertainties state energy agencies may encounter.

Comments on New Jersey Energy Storage Incentive Program Straw Proposal

December 12, 2022

Clean Energy Group and the Clean Energy States Alliance submitted comments to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on the New Jersey Energy Storage Incentive Program Straw Proposal.

Solar Equity and State Policy: A Survey of State Energy Agencies

December 6, 2022

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.

Offshore Wind and Equity: State of the States Report

November 29, 2022

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 (SOMAH) Program: Collaboration between Community Organizations and State Energy Agencies

November 15, 2022

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 Comments to Treasury on the Role of State Agencies in IRA Implementation

November 3, 2022

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.

Equity in State 100% Clean Energy Legislation and Executive Orders

October 18, 2022

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 Comments to FERC on Generator Interconnection Procedures

October 17, 2022

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.”

2022 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards: Case Studies of Six Exemplary State Programs that Advance Clean Energy Goals, Standards, and Equity

September 20, 2022

This report presents case studies of the six recipients of the 2022 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards.