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A New Mexico Homeowner’s Guide to Solar Leases, Loans, and Power Purchase Agreements

July 1, 2015

This guide is designed to help homeowners make informed decisions about financing solar. It is a state-specific version of CESA’s 2015 report, “A Homeowner’s Guide to Solar Financing: Leases, Loans and PPAs.”

Clean Energy Champions – The Importance of State Programs and Policies

June 22, 2015

This report provides the first-ever comprehensive look at the ways in which states are advancing clean energy and suggests how to further encourage growth.

Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy: A Connecticut Program Viability Assessment

January 29, 2015

The Connecticut Green Bank commissioned the Clean Energy States Alliance to prepare a report on the legal framework, need for, and viability of establishing a Residential Property-Assessed Clean Energy (R-PACE) program in Connecticut.

NREL Solar Resources of Interest to CESA Members

September 30, 2014

This is a list of reports and studies by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that may be of interest to CESA members.

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

September 3, 2014

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.

New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership Progress Report

August 29, 2014

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.

Connecticut Rooftop Solar PV Permitting Guide

May 8, 2014

The Connecticut team has compiled results and recommendations from the Rooftop Solar Challenge project into a Round I Final Project Report and the Connecticut Rooftop Solar PV Permitting Guide Version 1.0.