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This report explores mechanisms that policymakers have implemented to limit feed-in tariff policy costs. If designed clearly and transparently, such mechanisms can align policymaker and market expectations for project deployment. Three different policy tools are evaluated: (1) caps.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory, E3 Analytics
Date: July 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) State Lead by Example Guide identifies best practices and state examples of clean energy activities; highlights the benefits and costs of taking action; and identifies issues, strategies and resources for implementing key steps.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
Date: June 2009

This report is intended to help policymakers learn about the best and worst practices in net metering and interconnection policies. Freeing the Grid analyzes each state’s approach and the likelihood of success in achieving the goals of these policies.

Source: Network for New Energy Choices
Date: December 2010

This handbook is intended for listing organizations, companies and institutions that are instrumental in the project development process.

Source: World Energy Council
Date: April 2004

The first part of this report briefly describes successful programs for several renewable energy technologies, providing Internet links for more information, as well as contact information.

Source: Canada Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Envirochem Services
Date: March 2006

In this report, the Clean Energy Group recommends the following: 1) develop global networks of clean energy practitioners; 2) understand processes of technology innovation for clean energy; 3) organize federal, state, international and private sector activities to create complementary and synerg

Source: Clean Energy Group
Date: May 2004

This report discusses the results of a pilot study undertaken in early 2010 on wind turbine noise levels. Neighbors living near a 3 turbine, 4.5 MW wind power facility in Maine, United States, complained that the turbine noise was unwelcome and annoying.

Source: United States Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Date: June 2010

According to this publication, growth in Canada’s installed wind energy capacity has an impact on the Canadian economy in terms of job creation, direct investment, contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and induced benefits.

Source: Canadian Wind Energy Association
Date: January 2006

This paper focuses on the debate concerning the creation of "low-carbon" jobs. Government action on climate change promises economic opportunity.

Source: Global Climate Network
Date: March 2010

This report reviews the current unresolved debate in the United States over energy policy. An important part of that debate is over whether and how best to accelerate the development of renewable wind energy.

Source: Renewable Energy Policy Project
Date: September 2004