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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.
This directory provides information on hundreds of building software tools for evaluating energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability in buildings.
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.
This briefing paper summarizes innovative approaches and practices that have worked effectively for state clean energy programs in providing small renewable project incentives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.