Resource Archive - 2014
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Clean Energy Group and Croatan Institute have released the first comprehensive study of U.S. institutional investors’ appetite for green bonds. The study provides a blueprint for growing the market for fixed-income securities to finance clean energy projects and solve climate problems.
This report presents case studies of the eight recipients of the 2014 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards.
This case study presents the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environment (CTDEEP)’s Microgrid Program.
The paper describes financing tools that can be used to implement projects and that will attract private capital on highly favorable terms, thereby reducing the cost of solar and resilient power installations.
The Clean Energy States Alliance has submitted formal comments to EPA discussing several aspects of the Clean Power Plan.
This is a list of reports and studies by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that may be of interest to CESA members.
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.
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.
This report provides information on the use of RECs by states, on the definitions of a REC, and on the environmental attributes included in a REC. The report also discusses how different regional and state-based REC tracking systems handle these matters.
The Regional Renewable Energy Procurement Project (R-REP) is the largest multi-agency solar procurement project in the US. This case study provides an overview of the R-REP project, with an emphasis on best practices that can be used as a model by other public agencies and local governments.