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This updated handbook was designed to provide an overview of the electric power industry and how it is regulated in the public interest.

Source: The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)
Date: July 2016

This paper identifies options to update net metering policies, including demand charges, buy-sell arrangements, fixed monthly charges, time-varying rates, capacity charges, installed capacity fees, distributed generation (DG) output fees, interconnection fees, minimum bills and standby rates.

Source: Edison Electric Institute
Date: February 2016

This directory provides information on hundreds of building software tools for evaluating energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability in buildings.

Source: United States Department of Energy

This tool is an economic cash flow model designed to help U.S. public utility commissions and the renewable energy community assess projects, design cost-based incentives and evaluate the impact of tax incentives.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory

This briefing paper summarizes innovative approaches and practices that have worked effectively for state clean energy programs in providing small renewable project incentives.

Source: Clean Energy States Alliance
Date: March 2009

This report seeks to streamline the broad variations in net metering model rules between states on significant points such as size of systems eligible for net metering, program capacity caps and treatment of annual excess generation.

Source: Interstate Renewable Energy Council
Date: January 2009

This report offers an analysis of both demand- and supply-side policies including their contribution to energy objectives and broader sustainable development goals. On the demand side, the policy options modeled cover the industrial, commercial, residential and transport sectors.

Source: Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town
Date: April 2006

Virtual Net Metering (VNM) allows multiple customers, with their own discrete meters, to share the net metered credits from a system without rewiring to physically link their meters to the system.

Source: World Resources Institute
Date: January 2011

Renewable energy represents an area of tremendous opportunity for India, and this report discusses the ways in which India has already supported the growth of renewable energy technologies and the impact this has had on utilization of various technologies.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: October 2010

This paper analyses 21 clean energy policy options being considered for the 2010 Hawaii State Legislative Session. The Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative is working to facilitate the state's transition to 70 per cent clean energy by 2030.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Booz Allen Hamilton
Date: April 2010