Resource Archive - 2016


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Renewable Energy Public Benefit Funds

June 20, 2016

This table features information about state public benefit funds that use system benefit charges and other mechanisms to support renewable energy.

2016 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards: New Solutions for Market Transformation

June 15, 2016

This report presents case studies of the six recipients of the 2016 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards.

Closing the California Clean Energy Divide: Reducing Electric Bills in Affordable Multifamily Rental Housing with Solar+Storage

May 19, 2016

This economic analysis indicates that pairing solar PV with battery storage systems can deliver significant electricity bill savings for California affordable housing residents and property owners.

The EPA Clean Power Plan and State RPS Programs

May 18, 2016

This paper is intended to help inform states as they think through how state Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) policies might interact with the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP), including consideration of state RPSs in state CPP plans.

A Summary Guide to Wood Biomass Heating Programs of CESA Members

March 16, 2016

This document surveys current and planned activities of CESA member states that are focused on the deployment of modern, high-efficiency, wood heating systems.

Vermont Solar Cost Study: A Report on Photovoltaic System Cost and Performance Differences Based on Design and Siting Factors

February 29, 2016

This report analyzes installation cost and performance differences between different types of solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in Vermont. It examines solar facilities built on existing buildings, on new structures such as parking lot canopies, and projects built on open pasture land.