Resource Archive - 2012
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This report is a comprehensive analysis of trends in state clean energy development. Among its main findings, the report confirms that state clean energy funds have remained major drivers of renewable energy development in the U.S.
This report presents case studies of the seven recipients of the 2012 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards.
This analysis finds that, when combined with low-cost financing and use of the Investment Tax Credit, the purchase of large amounts of offshore wind energy by “buyers networks” of credit-worthy offtakers could significantly reduce the cost of offshore wind energy.
Clean Energy Group and the Council of Development Finance Agencies have prepared a briefing on a new Clean Energy and Bond Finance Initiative (CE+BFI) that will guide their work with institutional investors, public finance agencies, and public clean energy fund managers across the country, to find new ways to increase clean energy investment by an additional $5 billion to $20 billion in the next five years.
This report explains some of the issues associated with RPS evaluation and makes suggestions for how states may want to proceed with an evaluation.
Mass DOER released proposed final regulations for biomass combustion for purposes of RPS eligibility. This paper summarizes those regulations and includes a brief discussion.
This report describes RPS best practices and analyzes a wide range of options in RPS program design.
CESA submitted comments on the public interest merits of the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Project, and its environmental consequences, pursuant to Docket No. BOEM-2011-0023.
CESA submitted comments on the Draft Financial Assistance Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0000410, entitled “U.S. Offshore Wind: Advanced Technology Demonstration Projects.”
CESA’s Interstate Turbine Advisory Council (ITAC) is establishing a unified list of small and mid‐sized wind energy systems that meet the performance, reliability, acoustic, and warranty service expectations of incentive providers. This RFQ seeks to identify a pool of qualified technical assistance contractors to assist with the evaluation of wind turbine systems for inclusion on this list.