This presentation introduces the international practice and experience of developing solar projects in cities. The presentation first describes the role of cities in supporting solar and summarizes U.S. Solar America Cities Program and model U.S. cities and projects.
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This website provides access to a collection of webcasts and podcasts presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Local Climate and Energy Program.
This paper introduces stakeholders to the concept of a clean energy standard (CES), explains how a CES works, describes the benefits that a CES can deliver, and explores federal and subnational options for CES policies.
This book is a “unified, consistent and comprehensive treatment of the theories and practicalities of regulation in modern power-supply systems,” according to the publisher.
This report examines the value-creation potential of solar and wind power as an important first step for continuing research and analysis.
Drawing from international experience and lessons, this paper focuses on wind-specific good practices for renewable electricity standards, feed-in tariffs, interconnection standards, net metering, financial incentives, and approaches to enable private finance.
This report examines the worldwide market for energy efficiency and provides energy efficiency market snapshots that review important drivers and developments in selected international energy agency (iea) countries.
This report examines cost reduction and technology improvement trends for a suite of renewable energy generation options, and it illuminates other factors that may influence their deployment through 2025.
This study examines the feasibility of maintaining reliable electric service with the expected level of intermittent renewable resources associated with California's 20% renewable portfolio standard.
This report analyses the nature of variable renewable energy and the resulting challenges associated with integrating variable renewable energy technologies into a power system. It highlights the importance of increased flexibility when integrating high levels of variable renewable energy.