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.
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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.
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.
This handbook is intended for listing organizations, companies and institutions that are instrumental in the project development process.
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.
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
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.
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.
This paper focuses on the debate concerning the creation of "low-carbon" jobs. Government action on climate change promises economic opportunity.
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.