State Solar Policy Initiatives: Recent Development and Lessons Learned
Mark Sinclair, CEG/CESA
This presentation reviews state policies and trends in solar installations. States support PV because of solar’s high visibility, its practicality for the residential sector, and its desirability in long-term capacity. The presentation includes major barriers to solar, major state solar policy tools, state solar program initiatives, the DOE Solar America Initiative, and recommendations for subsidizing solar.