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A recent "60 Minutes" segment essentially called the cleantech industry a failure, eliciting a flurry of criticisms defending the green technology sector. "Hoping to create innovation and jobs, [President Obama]...
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Full Title: 100% Clean and Renewable Wind, Water, and Sunlight (WWS) All-Sector Energy Roadmaps for the 50 United States Author(s): Mark Z. Jacobson, Mark A. Delucchi, Guillaume Bazouin, Zack A. F....
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Full Title: 2013 Clean Energy Investments Project Summaries Author(s): Aiming Zhou et al. Publisher(s): Asian Development Bank Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released a report titled ‘2013 Clean...
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Full Title: 2015 Solar Economy Barometer Author(s): Trudy Westby, Rebecca Tannebring and Megan Birney Publisher(s): Wiser Capital Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Across the US, there is untapped solar capacity among the commercial...
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Full Title: 2016 SEIA Annual Report 10 Compelling Stories About Solar Author(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publisher(s): SEIA Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): 2016 was a year of great change and progress for...
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Full Title: A 4-Point Plan for Responsibly Expanding Renewable Energy Production on America’s Public Lands and Oceans Author(s): David J. Hayes and Nidhi Thakar Publisher(s): Center for American Progress (CAP) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full...
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Full Title: A Bright Future for the Heartland: Powering the Midwest Economy with Clean Energy Author(s): Claudio Martinez, Jeff Deyette, Sandra Sattler, Anne McKibbin Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 7/2011 Language: English Length:...
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Full Title: A New Market Paradigm for Zero-Energy Homes: The Comparative San Diego Case Study Author(s): B.C. Farhar and T.C. Coburn Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 12/2006 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):...
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Full Title: A Path to Prosperity: Renewable Energy for Islands Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 08/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENTS<- Description (excerpt): A Path to Prosperity: Renewable energy...
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Full Title: A Survey of State and Local PV Program Response to Financial Innovation and Disparate Federal Tax Treatment in the Residential PV Sector Author(s): Bolinger, Mark, and Edward Holt Publisher(s): Lawerence...
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Full Title: A verification analysis of power quality and energy yield of a large scale PV rooftop Author(s): B. Plangklang, N. Thanomsat, T. Phuksamak Publisher(s): Energy Reports Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The...
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Full Title: ACEEE Policy Brief: Smart Grid Author(s): Marty Kushler & Dan York Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 05/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Customer awareness of energy use is crucial to...
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Last week Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), the senior Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, published a blueprint for energy policy, titled “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s...
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Full Title: Analysis of Hanford-based Options for Sustainable DOE Facilities on the West Coast Author(s):  WM Warwick Publisher(s): Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Publication Date: 4/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The premise of this study is that a large-scale...
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Full Title: Analysis of the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 Author(s): U.S. Energy and Information Administration Publisher(s): U.S. Energy and Information Administration Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 44 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Additional...
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Historically, widespread uptake of renewable energy has been limited by relatively high costs as compared to traditional energy sources. A 2011 IEA report argued that “renewable energy … is becoming...
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Full Title: Array Oversizing Author(s): Jon Fiorelli and Michael Zuercher‐Martinson Publisher(s): Solectria Renewables Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Until recent years, due to the high cost of modules, PV systems were designed with the aim of...
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Full Title: Assessment of Incentives and Employment Impacts of Solar Industry Deployment Author(s): David P. Vogt, Susan M. Schexnayder, Tom N. Yoder, Edward J. Lapsa, and Alexandra T. Brewer Publisher(s): Securing America's...
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Full Title: Report to Congress on Assessment Potential Impact of Concentrating Solar Power for Electricity Generation Author(s): n/a Publisher(s):  USDOE, EREE Publication Date: 2/2007 Identifier: DOE/GO-102007-2400 Language: English Length: 5 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The...
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Full Title: Battery Storage for Renewables: Market Status and Technology Outlook Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 01/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy storage capabilities are crucial...
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Full Title: Beyond Boom and Bust: Putting Clean Tech On a Path To Subsidy Independence Author(s): Mark Muro, Jesse Jenkins, Letha Tawney, Michael Shellenberger, Alex Trembath, and Ted Nordhaus Publisher(s): The Brookings...
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Full Title: Beyond Renewable Portfolio Standards: An Assessment of Regional Supply and Demand Conditions Affecting the Future of Renewable Energy in the West Author(s): David J. Hurlbut, Joyce McLaren, and Rachel...
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Full Title: BLM Has Limited Assurance That Wind and Solar Projects Are Adequately Bonded Author(s): The United States Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): The United States Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Note: Synopsis drawn from the report. Synopsis intended solely for the purpose of generating discussion. Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future by the Obama Administration Demand for oil in countries like China and...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review of World Energy - June 2013 Author(s): BP Publisher(s): BP Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: For 62 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided high-quality objective ...
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Full Title: BP Statistical Review of World Energy June 2015 Author(s): BP Publisher(s): BP Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD REPORT<- Description (excerpt): Consumption increased for all fuels, reaching record levels for every fuel type except nuclear...
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Full Title: Bringing Variable Renewable Energy (VRE) Up To Scale: Options for Grid Integration Using Natural Gas and Energy Storage Author(s):  Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, World Bank Publisher(s): Energy Sector Management Assistance...
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The rooftop solar market in the US, and especially in California, has experienced explosive growth in the last decade. At least in part this growth can be attributed to the...
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Full Title: Can we afford storage? A dynamic net energy analysis of renewable electricity generation supported by energy storage Author(s): Michael Carbajales-Dale, Charles J. Barnhart and Sally M. Benson Publisher(s): The Royal Society of...
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A recent report from the Congressional Budget Office found that in 2011 federal support for fuel and energy technology development and production was $24 billion. Of this, $20.5 billion, or...
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Full Title: Changes in the Economic Value of Variable Generation at High Penetration Levels: A Pilot Case Study of California Author(s): Andrew Mills and Ryan Wiser Publisher(s): US Department of Energy Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 114 pages, PDF Full...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Employment Booming, Creates a More Diverse Workforce and Higher Quality Jobs Author(s): DBL Investors Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Since 2010 the solar workforce has grown nationally from...
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The high-profile and controversial collapse of Solyndra and Beacon Power has led critics to question the integrity and merit of DOE’s loan guarantee program. Energy Secretary Steven Chu was asked...
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Senate Energy & Natural Resources Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) has introduced the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012, which would require electric utilities to derive increasing percentages of their supply...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Trends 2014 Author(s): Ron Pernick, Clint Wilder, James Belcher Publisher(s): Clean Edge Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Now in its 13th annual edition the Clean Energy Trends report has become a...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Under Siege: Following the Money Trail Behind the Attack on Renewable Energy Author(s): Sierra Club Publisher(s): Sierra Club Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Wind energy has grown steadily in the past decade, doubling...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Works for Us: Q1 2015 Jobs Report Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In the  rst quarter of 2015, nearly 40...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Works for Us: Q3 2014 Jobs Report Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): More than 18,000 clean energy and clean transportation jobs...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Works for Us: Q4 and year-end 2014 Jobs Report Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nearly 47,000 clean energy and clean transportation...
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Full Title: Clean Jobs Florida: Sizing Up Florida's Clean Energy Jobs Base and its Potential Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publication Date: 08/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): When it comes to clean...
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Full Title: Clean Jobs Missouri: Sizing Up Missouri's Clean Energy Jobs Base and Its Potential Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Missouri’s clean energy and transportation...
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Full Title: Clean Jobs Ohio: Sizing Up Ohio's Clean Energy Jobs Base and It's Potential Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The 2008 passage of Ohio’s landmark...
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Attitudes towards climate change vary. Some have doubts, but even fish know better as they migrate north to cooler waters. Meanwhile advocates agree that human influence is clear, but they are...
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Full Title:  Climate Tech Book: Solar Power Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 8/2011 Language: English Length: 9 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Solar power...
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Full Title: Climatescope 2014: Mapping the Global Frontiers for Clean Energy Investment Author(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publisher(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For years, it has been widely...
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Full Title: Comparing Utility Interconnection Timelines for Small-Scale Solar PV Author(s): Chelsea Barnes Publisher(s): EQ Research Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Interconnection standards and procedures are designed to allow electric customers to safely...
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Full Title: Cutting Carbon Emissions Under §111(d) Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In June 2013, President Obama announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will propose carbon...
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Full Title: Data-Driven Agent-Based Modeling, with Application to Rooftop Solar Adoption Author(s): Haifeng Zhang, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Joshua Letchford, and Kiran Lakkaraju Publisher(s): N/A Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Agent-based modeling is commonly used...
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Full Title:  Direct Federal Financial Interventions and Subsidies in Energy in Fiscal Year 2010 Author(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration Publisher(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 8/2011 Language: English Length: 105 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] US electricity...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Solar energy...
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Our inability to provide enough skilled labor presents real and serious challenges to our ability to meet America’s energy demands over the coming decades. In recent years there has been a...
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Last week, DOE announced plans to continue its provision of loan guarantees for approved renewable energy projects. The announcement comes seven months after the controversy surrounding the agency’s loan to...
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Full Title: Duel in the Sun: The Solar Photovoltaics Technology Conflict between China and the United States Author(s): John Deutch and Edward Steinfeld Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: A...
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Full Title: Electricity Bill Savings from Residential Photovoltaic Systems: Sensitivities to Changes in Future Electricity Market Conditions Author(s): Naïm Darghouth, Galen Barbose, and Ryan Wiser Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 01/2013 Full...
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Full Title: Empowering Development: Delivering results in the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All Author(s): Andris Piebalgs Publisher(s): European Comission Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The European Commission (EC) has released a report documenting...
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Full Title: energy [r]evolution: A Sustainable World - Energy Outlook 2015 Author(s): Greenpeace International Publisher(s): Greenpeace International Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The good news first: the Energy [R]evolution is already happening! Since...
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Full Title: Energy = innovation: 10 disruptive technologies Author(s): Matt Rogers Publisher(s): McKinsey Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The world is approaching a tipping point in the development of energy technologies that...
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Full Title: Energy Darwinism II: Why a Low Carbon Future Doesn’t Have to Cost the Earth Author(s): Jason Channell, Elizabeth Curmi, Phuc Nguyen, Elaine Prior, Alastair R Syme, Heath R Jansen,...
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Full Title: Energy Revolution: A Sustainable Global Energy Outlook Author(s): Oliver Schäfer, Arthouros Zervos, Sven Teske, Jan Béranek, and Stephanie Tunmore Publisher(s): Greenpeace and European Renewable Energy Council Publication Date: 10/2008 Language: English Length: 212...
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The New York Times recently published an article outlining the role of energy storage in facilitating increased adoption of renewable energy. The article highlights two companies – SolarReserve and BrightSource...
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Full Title: Estimating Renewable Energy Economic Potential in the United States: Methodology and Initial Results Author(s): Austin Brown, Philipp Beiter, Donna Heimiller, Carolyn Davidson, Paul Denholm, Jennifer Melius, Anthony Lopez, Dylan...
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Full Title: Expanding Solar Deployment Opportunities in the C&I Sector Author(s): SEIA Finance Initiative and Commercial Real Estate Working Group Publisher(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publication Date: 11/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Despite enormous market opportunity,...
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Full Title: Expert Assessments of Future Photovoltaic Technologies Author(s): Aimee E. Curtright, M. Granger Morgan, David W. Keith Publisher(s): Environmental Science and Technology Publication Date: 11/2008 Language: English Length: 8 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: Subjective...
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Full Title: Fair Share Scorecard Ensuring Taxpayers Receive a Fair Share for America’s Public Resources Author(s): Greg Zimmerman, Claire Moser, Jessica Goad, and Matt Lee-Ashley Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 08/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Federal and State Structures to Support Financing Utility-Scale Solar Projects and the Business Models Designed to Utilize Them Author: Michael Mendelsohn and Claire Kreycik Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 4/2012 Language: English Length: 52 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Federal and State Structures to Support Financing Utility-Scale Solar Projects and the Business Models Designed to Utilize Them Author(s): Michael Mendelsohn and Claire Kreycik Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 4/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Federalism in Renewable Energy Policy Author(s): Jeremiah I. Williamson and Matthias L. Sayer Publisher(s): Natural Resources & Environment Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Responding to the desire for greater utilization of renewable domestic energy resources, state...
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Full Title: Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States Author: U.S. Department of the Interior Publisher(s): U.S. Department of the Interior Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The BLM and DOE...
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Full Title: Financial Impacts of Net-Metered PV on Utilities and Ratepayers: A Scoping Study of Two Prototypical U.S. Utilities Author(s): Andrew Satchwell, Andrew Mills, and Galen Barbose Publisher(s): University of California, Berkeley Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Financing the Next Generation of Solar Workers Author(s): N/A Publisher(s):  The Solar Foundation, Solar Tech, North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Publication Date: 11/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  "Financing the Next Generation of Solar...
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Full Title: Finding the More Cost-Effective Solar Policy Author(s): John Farrell Publisher(s): Institute for Local Self-Reliance Publication Date: 11/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In choosing policies to finance solar power, U.S. states have chosen between two...
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Full Title: Free Trade in Environmental Goods: The Trade Remedy Problem Author(s): Simon Lester and K. William Watson Publisher(s): Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies Publication Date: 8/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In...
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Full Title: From Baseload to Peak: Renewables Provide a Reliable Solution Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar and wind power continue...
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Full Title: Global PV Demand Outlook 2015-2020: Exploring Risk in Downstream Solar Markets Author(s): Adam James Publisher(s): GTM Research Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The cumulative global market for solar PV is expected...
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Full Title: Good Neighbors on the Grid: Large-Scale Solar, Utilities, and Customers Author(s): GreenTech Media Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): An energy system is, in some ways, like a neighborhood. Utilities and...
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Full Title: Governance in distributed generation: A Nevada case study Author(s): Catrina Rorke Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Disruptive innovation has hit electricity markets. Just as disruptive technologies and...
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Full Title: Green power 2012: The KPMG renewable energy M&A report Author: KPMG Publisher(s): KPMG Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 48 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The aggressive acquisition spree of utilities several years ago now seems a very distant memory....
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Full Title: Grid Integration of Aggregated Demand Response, Part 2: Modeling Demand Response in a Production Cost Model Author(s): Marissa Hummon, David Palchak, Paul Denholm, and Jennie Jorgenson Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy...
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Full Title: Grid Parity for Residential Photovoltaics in the United States: Key Drivers and Sensitivities Author(s): S. Ong, P. Denholm, and N. Clark Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description...
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Full Title: Growing from 1000VDC PV Systems to 1500VDC; Why and How? Author(s): Allan Gregg Publisher(s): GreenTech Media Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Why did the industry move from 600 volt solar arrays...
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Full Title: Guide to Land Leases for Solar Author(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publication Date: 07/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Large scale solar projects, such as community solar and investor-owned solar systems on farms,...
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Full Title: Hawaiian Sunblock: Solar Facing Unexpected Barriers Despite Low Cost Author: John Farrell Publisher(s): Institute for Local Self-Reliance Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): An island state reliant on imported oil for 83% of its electricity generation, Hawaii...
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With the recent growth of the distributed generation energy market and incentives for customers to produce their own energy and sell excess energy back to the grid, known as Net...
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Full Title: How Much Do Local Regulations Matter? Exploring the Impact of Permitting and Local Regulatory Processes on PV Prices in the United States Author(s): Jesse Burkhardt, Ryan Wiser, Naïm Darghouth, C.G. Dong, Joshua...
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Full Title: How renewables will change electricity markets in the next five years Author(s): Ruggero Schleicher-Tappeser Publisher(s): Energy Policy Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 12 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: Photovoltaic (PV) cells, onshore wind turbines, internet technologies, and storage technologies have...
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Full Title: Impact of Flexibility Options on Grid Economic Carrying Capacity of Solar and Wind: Three Case Studies Author(s): Paul Denholm, Joshua Novacheck, Jennie Jorgenson, and Matthew O’Connell Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy...
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Full Title: Impacts of Wind and Solar on Fossil-Fueled Generators Author(s): D. Lew, G. Brinkman, N. Kumar, P. Besuner, D. Agan, and S. Lefton Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Implementing EPA's Clean Power Plan: A Menu of Options Author(s): National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) Publisher(s): National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In...
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Full Title: Implications of a Low-Carbon Future Author(s): Sarah Ladislaw Publisher(s): Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The world relies heavily on fossil fuels to meet its...
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Full Title: Important Policy Riders for the FY 2016 Appropriations Bills Author(s): Heritage Foundation Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Constitution unequivocally grants Congress the exclusive power to appropriate funds...
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Full Title: Incident light adjustable solar cell by periodic nanolens architecture Author(s): Ju-Hyung Yun, Eunsongyi Lee, Hyeong-Ho Park, Dong-Wook Kim, Wayne A. Anderson, Joondong Kim, Natalia M. Litchinitser, Jinwei Zeng, Junsin Yi, M. Melvin...
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Full Title: Inclusive Financing for Efficiency and Renewable Energy Author(s): John Farrell and Karlee Weinmann Publisher(s): Institute for Local Self-Reliance Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy efficiency and renewables represent the most promising...
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Full Title: Integrating small solar farms to the grid: a ‘smart’ guide Author(s): ABB Inc. Publisher(s): ABB Inc. Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The construction of small solar farms is running ahead of...
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Full Title: Integration of Variable Generation and Cost-Causation Author(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Variable renewable energy generation sources, such as wind and solar energy,...
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Full Title: Iowa Advanced Energy Employment Survey Author(s): BW Research Partnership Publisher(s): The Advanced Energy Economy Institute (AEEI) Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Iowa has a large number of firms and employees delivering...
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Full Title: Is $50/MWh Solar for Real? Falling Project Prices and Rising Capacity Factors Drive Utility-Scale PV Toward Economic Competitiveness Author(s): Mark Bolinger, Samantha Weaver, and Jarett Zuboy Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National...
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Full Title: Is Bigger Best in Renewable Energy? Author(s): John Farrell Publisher(s): Institute for Local Self-Reliance Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In a 100% renewable energy future, there’s room for big, utility­-scale wind...
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The American wind energy industry has grown in spite of the “boom and bust” cycle of wind energy development fostered by the renewal-expiration-renewal cycle of the wind production tax credit...
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Full Title: Key Insights From Stakeholders on the Clean Energy Incentive Program Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Key World Energy Statistics Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Key World Energy Statistics from the IEA contains timely, clearly-presented data on the supply, transformation and consumption of all...
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Full Title: Land-Use Requirements for Solar Power Plants in the United States Author(s): Ong, S.; Campbell, C.; Denholm, P.; Margolis, R.; Heath, G. Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):   This report...
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Full Title: Leading from the Middle: How Illinois Communities Unleashed Renewable Energy Author(s): Lynn Englum Publisher(s): World Wildlife Fund Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Cities in Illinois have harnessed a little-known local energy model...
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Full Title: Lessons from Large-Scale Renewable Energy Integration Studies Author:  L. Bird and M. Milligan Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publication Date: 5/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): A number of large-scale studies have been conducted in the United...
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Full Title: Letting in the Light: How solar photovoltaics will revolutionise the electricity system Author(s): Dolf Gielen, Ruud Kempener, Michael Taylor, Francisco Boshell and Amr Seleem (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication...
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Full Title: Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis 10.0 Author(s): Lazard Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The cost of generating energy from solar photovoltaic (PV) technology continues to decline: The median levelized cost...
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Full Title: Lighting the Way: The Top States that Helped Drive America’s Solar Energy Boom in 2014 Author(s): Gideon Weissman and Rob Sargent Publisher(s): Environment Massachusetts and the Frontier Group Publication Date: 09/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Materials Availability Expands the Opportunity for Large-Scale Photovoltaics Deployment Author(s): C. Wadia, A. Alivisatos, D. Kammen Publisher(s): American Chemistry Society, Environmental Science & Technology Publication Date: 1/2009 Identifier(s): 10.1021/es8019534 Language: English Length: 7 pages,...
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Full Title:  Materials Availability Expands the Opportunity for Large-Scale Photovoltaics Deployment Author(s): Cyrus Wadia,  A. Paul Alivistos, and Daniel M. Kammenn Publisher(s): Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley Publication Date: 3/2009 Language:...
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Full Title: Meeting Renewable Energy Targets in the West at Least Cost: the Integration Challenge Author: Kevin Porter, Christina Mudd, Sari Fink, Jennifer Rogers, Lori Bird, Lisa Schwartz, Mike Hogan, Dave Lamont, Brendan...
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It is clear that the Age of Oil is winding down. Worldwide, the rate of discovery of new oil reserves peaked in the 1960s and in the US our peak...
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Full Title: Monthly Energy Review Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Monthly Energy Review (MER) is the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) primary report of recent and...
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Full Title: NASEO Best Practices Review: Streamlined Renewable Energy Permitting Initiatives Author(s): Andrew Perchlik Publisher(s): National Association of State Energy Officials Publication Date: 11/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Eager to take advantage of the growing potential of...
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Full Title: National Solar Jobs Census 2013 Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): The Solar Foundation Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The Solar Foundation released National Solar Jobs Census 2013, which found that the U.S. solar industry...
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Full Title: Net Metering and Market Feedback Loops: Exploring the Impact of Retail Rate Design on Distributed PV Deployment Author(s): Darghouth, Naïm R., Ryan H. Wiser, Galen L. Barbose, and Andrew...
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Full Title: Next Generation Wind and Solar Power Author(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Wind and solar photovoltaics (PV) are currently the fastest-growing sources of electricity globally. In 2015,...
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Full Title: Opportunities and Challenges for a Sustainable Energy Future Author(s): Steven Chu & Arun Majumdar Publisher(s): Nature Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Access to clean, affordable and reliable energy has been a cornerstone of the...
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Full Title: Optimizing Commercial Solar Systems with SolarEdge Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): SolarEdge Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- A study conducted by 3rd party engineering firm Solvida compared three inverter solutions: 600V central inverters, 1000V...
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Full Title: Paid in Full: An Analysis of the Return to the Federal Taxpayer for Internal Revenue Code Section 48 Solar Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) Author: U.S. Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance Publisher(s): U.S....
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Full Title: Part 4: Private Procurement, Public Benefit: Integrating Corporate Renewable Energy Purchases with Utility Resource Planning Author(s): D. Manning, J. Cook, J. Culkin, C. Edmonds, K. H. Hoffer, J. Lyng,...
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Full Title: Photovoltaic System Pricing Trends: Historical, Recent, and Near-Term Projections Author(s): David Feldman, Galen Barbose, Robert Margolis, Ted James, Samantha Weaver, Naïm Darghouth, Ran Fu, Carolyn Davidson, Sam Booth, and Ryan Wiser Publisher(s): United States Department...
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Full Title: PJM Renewable Integration Study Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): General Electric International, Inc. Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- At the request of its stakeholders, PJM Interconnection, LLC. (PJM) initiated this study to perform a comprehensive impact...
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Full Title: Planning for a Distributed Disruption: Innovative Practices for Incorporating Distributed Solar into Utility Planning Author(s): Andrew Mills, Galen Barbose, Joachim Seel, Changgui Dong, Trieu Mai, Ben Sigrin, Jarett Zuboy Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: Poor Management by BIA Has Hindered Energy Development on Indian Lands Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) management shortcomings...
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Full Title: Putting the Potential Rate Impacts of Distributed Solar into Context Author(s): Galen Barbose Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The rapid growth of distributed solar in a...
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Full Title: PV Mapper Final Technical Report Author(s): David Solan, Dan Ames, and Randy Lee Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The period of performance for the Department...
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Full Title: Re-considering the Economics of Photovoltaic Power Author: Morgan Baziliana, IjeomaOnyejia, Michael Liebreichc, Ian MacGilld, Jennifer Chasec, Jigar Shahe, Dolf Gielenf, Doug Arentg, Doug Landfearh, and Shi Zhengrongi Publisher(s): BNEF Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 19 pages, PDF Full...
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Full Title: RE-PROSUMERS: Residential Prosumers – Drivers and Policy Options Author(s): Wilson Rickerson Publisher(s): IEA-RETD Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The rise of the solar photovoltaic “prosumers” has the potential to transform the centralized...
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Full Title: Regional Electricity Transmission Planning in the West Workshop Proceedings Author(s): David Solan, Elizabeth Wilson, Daniel Kirschen, Tim Hargrave, Benyamin Lichtenstein, Paul Sschulman, Alfred Marcus, Dave Koehler, and Lisa Bearg Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: Renewable Electricity Futures Study (Executive Summary) Author(s): Trieu Mai, Debra Sandor, Ryan Wiser, and Thomas Schneider1 Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Study (NREL) Publication Date: 2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The National Renewable Energy...
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Full Title: Renewable Electricity Futures Study: Exploration of High-Penetration Renewable Electricity Futures Author(s): Trieu Mai, Ryan Wiser, Debra Sandor, Gregory Brinkman, Garvin Heath, Paul Denholm, Donna J. Hostick, Naim Darghouth, Adam Schlosser, and...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2015 Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy and the BLM: SOLAR Author: Bureau of Land Management Publisher(s): Department of the Interior Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Solar radiation levels in the Southwest are some of the best in the world,...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy Benefits: Measuring the Economics Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 01/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report from the International Renewable Energy Agency...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy Finance Tracking Initiative (REFTI) Solar Trend Analysis Author(s): Ryan Hubbell, Travis Lowder, Michael Mendelsohn, and Karlynn Cory Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report presents...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy Finance, Market & Policy Overview Author(s): U.S. Partnership For Renewable Energy Finance Publisher(s): U.S. Partnership For Renewable Energy Finance Publication Date: 04/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. has implemented policies...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy Financing Case Studies: Lessons to be Learned from Successful Initiatives Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Commission for Environmental Cooperation Publication Date: 3/2006 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The present report, therefore, pulls together information on policies and...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Northeast Region 2014 Edition Author(s): Lesley Hunter Publisher(s): American Council On Renewable Energy Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- With high electricity prices, a reliance on imported...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Western Region Author(s): Nancy Saracino, Jack Stoddard, and Cameron Prell, Crowell & Moring LLP Publisher(s): American Council on Renewable Energy Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text:...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy Opportunities for Island Tourism Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 08/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Tourism is an important economic driver for island...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy Technologies: Cost Analysis Series: Concentrating Solar Power Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 60 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: Concentrating solar power (CSP) is a power generation technology that...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy Technologies: Cost Analysis Series: Solar Photovoltaics Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 52 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: Photovoltaics, also called solar cells, are electronic devices that convert sunlight directly...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy: Agencies Have Taken Steps Aimed at Improving the Permitting Process for Development on Federal Lands Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Renewables 2012 Global Status Report Author(s): Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century Publisher(s): Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 172 pages, PDF Full Text: –>ACCESS DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Renewable energy markets and policy frameworks have evolved rapidly in recent years. This  report  provides a comprehensive and timely overview of renewable energy market,  industry, investment, and policy developments worldwide. It relies on ...
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Full Title: Residential Solar Photovoltaics: Comparison of Financing Benefits, Innovations, and Options Author(s): Bethany Speer Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report examines relatively new, innovative financing methods for...
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Full Title: Resilience for Free: How Solar+Storage Could Protect Multifamily Affordable Housing from Power Outages at Little or No Net Cost Author(s): Seth Mullendore, Robert G. Sanders, Lewis Milford, with Henry...
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Full Title: Revolution Now: The Future Arrives for Four Clean Energy Technologies Author(s): Dr. Levi Tillemann Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 11/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  For decades, America has anticipated the transformational impact of clean...
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Full Title: Rooftop Revolution: Changing Everything with Cost-Effective Local Solar Author(s): John Farrell Publisher(s): Institute for Local Self Reliance Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 41 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Today solar energy provides...
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Full Title: Selling Into the Sun: Price Premium Analysis of a Multi-State Dataset of Solar Homes Author(s): ben Hoen, Sandra Adomatis, Thomas Jackson, Joshua Graff-Zivin, Mark Thayer, Geoffrey T. Klise, and...
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Full Title: Shared Solar: Current Landscape, Market Potential, and the Impact of Federal Securities Regulation Author(s): David Feldman, Anna M. Brockway, Elaine Ulrich, and Robert Margolis Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication...
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Full Title: Shining Rewards: The Value of Rooftop Solar Power for Consumers and Society Author(s): Lindsey Hallock and Rob Sargent Publisher(s): Environment America and the Frontier Group Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar...
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Full Title: Silicon-core glass fibres as microwire radial-junction solar cells Author(s): F. A. Martinsen, B. K. Smeltzer, M. Nord, T. Hawkins, J. Ballato, and U. J. Gibson Publisher(s): Scientific Reports Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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As part of his efforts to comprehensively reform the tax code, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) released a staff discussion draft on December 18, 2013 that proposed a...
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Full Title: Solar and Nuclear Costs — The Historic Crossover: Solar Energy is Now the Better Buy Author(s): John O. Blackburn and Sam Cunningham Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Scientists Chart New Horizons: Solar Energy Cost Breakthrough Ahead? Author(s): N. Lewis, G. Crabtree Publisher(s):  Solar Today Publication Date: 1/2006 Identifier: n/a Language: English Length: 4 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Last April, to...
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Full Title: Solar Energy Development on Department of Defense Installations in the Mojave and Colorado Deserts Author(s): Robert Kwartin, Sarah Alexander, Martin Anderson, Donald Clark, John Collins, Chris Lamson, Garrett Martin, Ryan Mayfield,...
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Full Title: Solar Grand Plan: Solar as a Solution Author(s): James Mason, Vasilis Fthenakis, Ken Zweibel Publisher(s): Solar and Wind Energy Publication Date: 4/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The US Solar Grand Plan (as published in...
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Full Title: Solar Heat for Industrial Processes: Technology Brief Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar thermal systems (STS) offer vast potential...
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In 2014, the U.S. residential solar industry installed 1,231 MW of capacity and installation costs fell 10 percent. While lower prices made onsite solar energy more affordable and accessible for...
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Full Title: Solar Means Business 2016: Tracking Solar Adoption by America's Top Companies Author(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publication Date: 10/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar Means Business tracks solar adoption at U.S....
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Full Title: Solar Power Generation in the US: Too expensive, or a bargain? Author(s): Richard Perez, Ken Zweibel, and Thomas E. Hoff Publisher(s): Energy Policy Publication Date: 5/2011 Language: English Length: 16 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This article identifies the combined...
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Full Title: Solar Projects: DOE Section 1705 Loan Guarantees Author(s): Phillip Brown Publisher(s): CRS Publication Date: 10/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The objective of this report is to provide Congress with insight regarding solar projects supported by DOE’s loan guarantee program,...
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Full Title: Solar Pumping for Irrigation: Improving livelihoods and sustainability Author(s): Divyam Nagpal Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 06/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Irrigation improves yields, reduces vulnerability to changing rainfall patterns, and...
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Full Title: Star Power, The Growing Role of Solar Energy in America Author(s): Judee Burr, Lindsey Hallock, and Rob Sargent Publisher(s): Environment America Research & Policy Center Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): America could meet its energy...
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Full Title: State Policies to Increase Low-Income Communities’ Access to Solar Power Author(s): Ben Bovarnick and Darryl Banks Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 09/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Supportive state and national policies...
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Full Title: Stochastic Methods for Planning and Operating Power System with Large Amounts of Wind and Solar Power Author(s): M. Milligan, P. Donohoo, M. O'Malley Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Wind and...
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Full Title: Strategic Sequencing for State Distributed PV Policies: A Quantitative Analysis of Policy Impacts and Interactions Author(s): V.A. Krasko and E. Doris Publisher(s): National Energy Renewable Laboratory Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The hypothesis being tested in...
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Full Title: Strategies for a Low-Carbon Electricity Grid With Full Use of Nuclear, Wind and Solar Capacity to Minimize Total Costs Author(s): Charles Forsberg Publisher(s): Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES) Publication...
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Full Title: Strategies to Finance Large-Scale Deployment of Renewable Energy Projects: An Economic Development and Infrastructure Approach Author(s): Lewis Milford, Ross Tyler, and Jessica Morey Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 12/2011 Language: English Length: 58 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: There appears...
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Full Title: SUN DAY Campaign: Renewable Energy Could Provide 16% of U.S. Electricity Within Five Years Author(s): Ken Bossong Publisher(s): SUN DAY Campaign Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In its "early release overview" of...
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Full Title: SunShot Vision Study Author(s): Sunshot, U.S. Department of Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 2/2012 Language: English Length: 320 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): The objective of the Sunshot Vision Study...
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Full Title: SunShot Vision Study: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Potential for U.S. Solar Electricity Generation Author:  U.S. Department of Energy Publisher(s):  U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): In late January, we...
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Full Title: Supporting Renewables while Saving Taxpayers Money Author(s): Uday Varadarajan, Brendan Pierpont, Andrew Hobbs, Kath Rowley Publisher(s): Climate Policy Initiative Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Renewable energy deployment in the United States is booming. Renewable electricity generation...
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Full Title: Supporting Solar Power in Renewables Portfolio Standards: Experience from the United States Author(s): R. Wiser, G. Barbose, E. Holt Publisher(s): USDOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 10/2010 Identifier(s): LBNL-3984E Language: English Length: 49 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Synergies between Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A joint working paper from the International...
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Full Title: Synergies between Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Author(s):  International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A joint working paper from the International...
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Full Title: Tackling Climate Change in the U.S. : Potential Carbon Emissions Reduction from Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by 2030 Author(s): C. Kutscher Publisher(s): American Solar Energy Society Publication Date: 1/2007 Identifier: www.ases.org/climatechange Language:...
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Earlier this year the U.S. imposed tariffs on Chinese solar products after the U.S. Commerce Department deemed that China provided Chinese solar panel manufacturers unfair subsidies, resulting in artificially low...
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SolarWorld, a German-based manufacturer, has introduced a petition with the International Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce seeking to impose additional antidumping (AD) and countervailing (CVD) duties on...
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Full Title: Technology Roadmap, Solar Photovoltaic Energy Author(s): Cédric Philibert Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The solar PV roadmap was one of the first roadmaps developed by the IEA, in 2009/10. Since...
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Full Title: Technology Roadmap, Solar Thermal Electricity Author(s): Cédric Philibert Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This updated roadmap takes into account changes in the energy landscape. It shows that rapid deployment of PV...
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Full Title: The 50 States of Solar Author(s): The NC Clean Energy technology Center and Meister Consultants Group Publisher(s): The NC Clean Energy technology Center and Meister Consultants Group Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: The 50 States of Solar Report: 2016 Annual Review and Q4 Update Author(s): Autumn Proudlove, Brian Lips, David Sarkisian, Achyut Shrestha Publisher(s): NC Clean Energy Technology Sector Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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 “Sustainable future” advocates seem to believe that solar, wind and hydro-electricity will eventually make up close to 100% of our energy generation, but there are benefits to having “central station”...
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Full Title: The Economic and Reliability Benefits of CSP with Thermal Energy Storage: Literature Review and Research Needs Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Concentrating Solar Power Alliance Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): First published in 2012,...
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Full Title: The Economics of Grid Defection Author(s): Peter Bronski, Jon Creyts, Leia Guccione, Maite Madrazo, James Mandel, Bodhi Rader, Dan Seif, Peter Lilienthal, John Glassmire, Jeffrey Abromowitz, Mark Crowdis, John Richardson, Evan Schmitt, and...
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Full Title: The Effect of Large Scale Transmission Limitations on Renewable Energy Load Matching for the Western U.S. Author: V. Diakov, W. Short, and B. Gilchrist Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 5/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The...
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Full Title: The Evolving Landscape For EPCS In US Renewables Author(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publisher(s): CohnReznick Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Firms that provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services play a significant role in...
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Full Title: The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Industries: 10 Trends to Watch Author(s): Lisa Jerram, Anissa Dehamna, and Mackinnon Lawrence Publisher(s): Navigant Research Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This white paper looks at some of the major...
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Full Title: The Future of Solar Energy: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study Author(s): Reja Amatya, Fikile Brushett , Andrew Campanella, Gökşin Kavlak, Jill Macko, Andrea Maurano, James McNerney, Timothy Osedach, Pablo Rodilla, Amy...
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Full Title: The Hidden Costs of Electricity: Comparing the Hidden Costs of Power Generation Fuels Author(s): Geoff Keith, Sarah Jackson, Alice Napoleon, Tyler Comings, and Jean Ann Ramey Publisher(s): The Civil Society Institute Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: The High Cost of Rooftop Solar Subsidies How Net Metering Programs Burden the American People Author(s): Arduin, Laffer & Moore Econometrics Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Research Publication Date: 10/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: The Impact of City-level Permitting Processes on Residential Photovoltaic Installation Prices and Development Times:  An Empirical Analysis of Solar Systems in California Cities Author(s): Ryan Wiser and Changgui Dong Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: The Impact of Three Tax-Reform Proposals on the Financial Performance of Energy Plants Author(s): Jason Burwen Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In recent years, several members of...
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Full Title: The Key to Unlocking the Power of Small Scale Renewable Energy: Local Land Use Regulation Author(s): Patricia E. Salkin Publisher(s): Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law Publication Date: 4/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Myriad federal and...
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Full Title: The Long Island Solar Farm Author(s): Robert S. Anders Publisher(s): United States Department of Energy Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In November 2011, a utility-scale solar array became operational in the most unlikely...
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Full Title: The place of solar power: an economic analysis of concentrated and distributed solar power Author(s): Vanessa Arellano Banoni, Aldo Arnone, Maria Fondeur, Annabel Hodge, J Patrick Offner, Jordan K...
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Full Title: The Power of Transformation - Wind, Sun and the Economics of Flexible Power Systems Executive Summary Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Wind power and solar photovoltaic...
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Full Title:  The Private and Public Economics of Renewable Electricity Generation Author(s): Severin Borenstein Publisher(s): Energy Institute at Haas, University of California, Berkeley Publication Date: 12/2011 Language: English Length: 33 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description...
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The EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, meant to reduce carbon by 30% by 2030, is expected to be accomplished through a combination of improving existing power plants, switching to cleaner...
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Full Title:  San Giorgio Group Brief: The Role of Public Finance in CSP – Background and Approach to Measuring Effectiveness Author(s): Martin Stadelmann, Gianleo Frisari, Rodney Boyd, Jacobo Feás Publisher(s): San Giorgio Group Publication Date: 1/2014 Full...
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Full Title: The S-REIT: An Investment-Driven Solution to Solar Development Problems Author(s): Joshua L. Sturtevant Publisher(s): GW Solar Institute Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 23 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Notwithstanding the substantial benefits of solar power, this renewable energy source...
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Full Title: The Senate Can Use Tax Extenders as an Opportunity to Improve the Tax Code Author(s): Curtis S. Dubay Publisher(s): The Heirtage Foundation Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The tax extenders are...
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Massachusetts-based solar panel developer Konarka Technologies Inc. has filed for bankruptcy. The company received $1.5 million in grants from the state while Mitt Romney was governor. President Obama’s reelection campaign is casting...
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Full Title: The Sun Should Set on Solar Socialism Author(s): Thomas Schatz, Leslie Paige, and Curtis Kalin Publisher(s): Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): To the extent that taxpayers...
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Full Title: The Technical Qualifications for Treating Photovoltaic Assets as Real Property by Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Author: David Feldman, Michael Mendelsohn, and Jason Coughlin Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): One...
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Full Title: The True Value of Solar Author(s): Steven Fine, Ankit Saraf, Kiran Kumaraswamy, and Alex Anich Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In this paper, we look at the current state of...
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Full Title: The Value in Distributed Energy: It’s All About Location, Location, Location Author(s): Steve Fine, Paul De Martini, Samir Succar, and Matt Robison Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): No...
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"Jobs, the Energy Sector, and Government" February 16th, 2012 Capitol Hill, Washington, DC   Opening Remarks: WILLIAM SQUADRON, President, OurEnergyPolicy.org Speakers: KENNETH P. GREEN, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute JIGAR SHAH, CEO, Carbon War Room ROBERT H. TOPEL,...
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Full Title: U.S. Homeowners on Clean Energy: A National Survey Author(s): SolarCity and Clean Edge Publisher(s): SolarCity and Clean Edge Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In our second annual survey of U.S. homeowner...
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Responding to a complaint filed last year by some U.S.-based solar manufacturers, the U.S. Commerce Department has deemed that the Chinese government provided Chinese solar panel manufacturers unfair subsidies, resulting...
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Full Title: Understanding Renewable Energy: Solar Author(s): Stephen J. Humes, Publisher(s): Practical Law Company Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This note provides an introduction to solar energy, including the different types of solar projects, the benefits and limits...
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This is the second in a series of discussions led by invited speakers at the upcoming Physics of Sustainable Energy conference to be held March 8-9, 2014 at the University...
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Full Title: What States Should Do: A Guide to Resilient Power Programs and Policy Author(s): Todd Olinsky-Paul Publisher(s): Clean Energy group Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): States are making important progress in deploying...
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There is an investment vehicle available to oil and natural gas development that is not available to renewable energy resource projects.  There is a current effort in Congress to change...
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In lieu of consistent energy policy at the federal level, businesses and power providers are increasingly looking to state legislatures for the right signals to invest in energy. The result?...
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Thanks to breakthroughs in seismic imaging, horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, the US in 2012 reduced its reliance on much dirtier coal by shifting to gas-fired power plants. This trend...
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Full Title: World Energy Perspective: Cost of Energy Technologies Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): World Energy Council Publication Date: 10/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The World Energy Council (WEC) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) have partnered to...
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Full Title: World Energy Resources, 2013 Survey Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): World Energy Council Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The 2013 report covers all fossil resources (coal, oil, both conventional and unconventional and gas, both conventional and...
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