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Costs

A Survey of State-Level Cost and Benefit Estimates of Renewable Portfolio Standards

— Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, May 2014, http://1.usa.gov/1oXB8EV

Rhode Island Renewable Portfolio Standard Fact Sheet

— American Council On Renewable Energy, February 2014, http://bit.ly/1dqfXmt

The Social Cost of Carbon: Implications for Modernizing Our Electricity System

— Journal of Environmental Studies and Science, November 2013, http://bit.ly/16l996O

Why Are Residential PV Prices in Germany So Much Lower Than in the United States?

— Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, August 2013, http://1.usa.gov/148Ays3

Policy Brief: Platform on Industrial Energy Efficiency

— BlueGreen Alliance, August 2013, http://bit.ly/16QDewh

Beyond Renewable Portfolio Standards: An Assessment of Regional Supply and Demand Conditions Affecting the Future of Renewable Energy in the West

— National Renewable Energy Laboratory, August 2013, http://1.usa.gov/17Zg7A6

Property Taxes and Solar PV Systems: Policies, Practices, and Issues.

— Local Governments for Sustainability, July 2013, http://bit.ly/175zPZ4

A Closer Look At The Shaheen-Portman Energy Efficiency Bill

— World Resource Institute, July 2013, http://bit.ly/14alU1W

The Benefits and Costs of Solar Distributed Generation for Arizona Public Service

— Crossborder Energy, May 2013, http://bit.ly/13lj1LG

The Net Benefits of Increased Wind Power in PJM

— Synapse Energy Economics, Inc., May 2013, http://bit.ly/15MMRzV

Partnering for Success: An Action Guide for Advancing Utility Energy Efficiency Funding for Multifamily Rental Housing

— National Housing Trust, March 2013, http://bit.ly/ZDFYuz

Retail Gasoline Price Impact of Compliance with the Renewable Fuel Standard

— informa economics, March 2013, http://bit.ly/10enE93

Solar Market Insight Report 2012 Year-in-Review

— Solar Energy Industries Association, March 2013, http://bit.ly/Q8idJo

Making the Economic Case for Offshore Wind

— Center for American Progress, February 2013, http://bit.ly/ViUQPn

Long-Term System Assessment for the ERCOT Region December 2012

— ERCOT, December 2012, http://bit.ly/UIPtnW

The Economic, Utility Portfolio, and Rate Impact of Clean Energy Development in North Carolina

— RTI International, February 2013, http://goo.gl/pK47c

Sustainable Energy In America 2013 Factbook, January 2013

— Bloomberg New Energy Finance and The Business Council For Sustainable Energy, http://bit.ly/14VyDJQ

Reconsidering the Economics of Photovoltaic Power

— Bloomberg New Energy Finance, May 2012, http://bit.ly/KN0SmZ

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Data

— U.S. Energy Information Administration, May 2012, http://bit.ly/JQH5fM

The Potential Rate Effects of Wind Energy and Transmission in the Midwest ISO Region

— Synapse Energy Economics on behalf of Americans for a Clean Energy Grid, May 2012, (PDF), http://bit.ly/JDVPUZ

Recent Developments in the Levelized Cost of Energy from U.S. Wind Power Projects

— National Renewable Energy Laboratory, February 2012, http://1.usa.gov/zpTZ9G

Levelized Costs of New Generation Resources

— U.S. Energy Information Administration, January 2012, http://bit.ly/lp2udF

Renewable Energy Annual

— U.S. Energy Information Administration, January 2012, http://bit.ly/xBFzZZ

Who Says Solar Is Too Expensive?

— The Vote Solar Initiative, September 2011, http://bit.ly/pGfLBt

Tracking the Sun IV: A Historical Summary of the Installed Costs of Photovoltaics in the United States from 1998 to 2010

— Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, September 2011, http://1.usa.gov/rot4Ur

Deployment

Regional Briefing: Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean

— American Council On Renewable Energy, May 2014, http://bit.ly/1iHSBQm

Implications of a PTC Extension on U.S. Wind Deployment

— National Renewable Energy Laboratory, April 2014, http://1.usa.gov/1sZXbxo

Can We Afford Storage? A Dynamic Net Energy Analysis of Renewable Electricity Generation Supported by Energy Storage

— Energy & Environmental Science, March 2014, http://rsc.li/1h0T1Mw

The Effectiveness of State-Level Policies on Solar Market Development in Different State Contexts

— National Renewable Energy Laboratory, March 2014, http://1.usa.gov/1qJbTrk

21st Century Electricity System CEO Forum Summaries

— Advanced Energy Economy, March 2014, http://bit.ly/1nSrbYv

Charting Michigan’s Renewable Energy Future

— Union of Concerned Scientists, March 2014, http://bit.ly/1kOr3ui

Solar on Superstores: How Commercial Rooftops Can Boost Clean Energy Production in North Carolina

— Environment North Carolina, February 2014, http://bit.ly/1foJLGI

The World Can Transition to 100% Clean, Renewable Energy Starting Today

— The Solutions Project, February 2014, http://bit.ly/Mtt94c

When and How to Support Renewables? Letting the Data Speak

— Bruegel, February 2014, http://bit.ly/1lG7rK7

2014 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook

— Bloomberg New Energy Finance and The Business Council For Sustainable Energy, February 2014, http://bit.ly/1e0x3HB

Potential RPS Markets for Renewable Energy Generators

— Clean Energy States Alliance, February 2014, http://bit.ly/1jTXp65

U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2013 Market Report

— American Wind Energy Association, February 2014, http://bit.ly/1bjEeKV

Tracking ALEC Clean Energy Attacks

— Energy & Policy Institute, January 2014, http://bit.ly/Mz4ITn

Active Power Control of Wind Turbines Can Improve Power Grid Reliability

— National Renewable Energy Laboratory, January 2014, http://1.usa.gov/1jXJmKw

Active Power Controls from Wind Power: Bridging the Gaps

— National Renewable Energy Laboratory, January 2014, http://1.usa.gov/1hLAiHH

Powering Forward: Presidential and Executive Agency Actions to Drive Clean Energy in America

— Center for the New Energy Economy, January 2014, http://bit.ly/LBOK9Y

Plug-In Vehicles: For Utilities, More Opportunities than Challenges

— Navigant, January 2014, http://bit.ly/1bhYuMK

Indiana Electricity Projections: The 2013 Forecast

— Purdue University, December 2013, http://bit.ly/1lwWJQI

State Profiles and Energy Estimates

— U.S. Energy Information Administration, February 2013, http://1.usa.gov/1924BqX

Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Southeastern Region

— American Council On Renewable Energy, January 2014, http://bit.ly/1fwulwb

Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Northeastern Region

— American Council On Renewable Energy, December 2013, http://bit.ly/IHXwBD

Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Midwestern Region

— American Council On Renewable Energy, October 2013, http://bit.ly/1hSU9UN

Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Western Region

— American Council On Renewable Energy, September 2013, http://bit.ly/MlV3in

The City of Houston: Forward Thinking on Electrification

— Electrification Coalition, December 2013, http://bit.ly/1fmAcob

Exploring Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT Part II

— Texas Clean Energy Coalition, December 2013, http://bit.ly/IRihuC

DTU International Energy Report 2013

— Technical University of Denmark, November 2013, http://bit.ly/1gbsaz3

Master Limited Partnerships and Real Estate Investment Trusts: Opportunities and Potential Complications for Renewable Energy

— National Renewable Energy Laboratory, November 2013, http://1.usa.gov/HJv1Dm

The 2013 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

— American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, November 2013, http://bit.ly/1fm1nzQ

Freeing the Grid 2013: Best Practices in State Net Metering Policies and Interconnection Procedures

— Freeing the Grid, November 2013, http://bit.ly/1cWBhln

Readying Michigan to Make Good Energy Decisions: Renewable Energy

— Michigan Public Service Commission, November 2013, http://1.usa.gov/16AW2Cg

Issue Brief: Energy Storage

— The Environmental and Energy Study Institute, August 2013, http://bit.ly/14E8WuN

Land-Use Requirements for Solar Power Plants in the United States

— National Renewable Energy Laboratory, August 2013, http://1.usa.gov/19olni9

Lighting the Way: What We Can Learn from America’s Top 12 Solar States

— Environment America, July 2013, http://bit.ly/13XK4MP

New Database Provides a Window into Public Utility Commissions in All 50 U.S. States

— Advanced Energy Economy, July 2013, http://bit.ly/15OiUNp

The Electrical Divide: New Energy Technologies and Avoiding an Electric Service Gap

— Center for American Progress, July 2013, http://bit.ly/13dqGiX

Tour the Country’s Energy Infrastructure Through A New Interactive Map

— The Smithsonian Institute, July 2013, http://bit.ly/13BFLxQ

Waste Heat to Power: Emission-Free Power Generation

— The Heat is Power Association, July 2013, http://bit.ly/11jGlfV

4 Reasons Renewable Energy Is Ready For The President’s Climate Action Plan

— World Resources Institute, July 2013, http://bit.ly/19OIhiS

Missouri’s Energy Outlook

— Missouri University Institute of Public Policy, June 2013, http://bit.ly/1aaw8aV

The Benefits and Costs of Solar Distributed Generation for Arizona Public Service

— Crossborder Energy, May 2013, http://bit.ly/15XzaOs

Evaluating the Benefits and Costs of Net Energy Metering in California

— Crossborder Energy, January 2013, http://bit.ly/10zbUmz

NREL Highlights 2012 Utility Green Power Leaders

— National Renewable Energy Laboratory, June 2013, http://1.usa.gov/14gYQTk

Overcoming Barriers to Electric-Vehicle Deployment: Interim Report

— National Academy of Sciences, June 2013, http://bit.ly/15MGZXq

Promoting Geothermal Energy: Air Emissions Comparison and Externality Analysis

— Geothermal Energy Association, May 2013, http://bit.ly/14joQj1

Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race? 2012 Edition

— Pew Charitable Trusts, April 2013, http://bit.ly/ZXjYZG

Peak Campaigns Precision Poll among 401 Voters in the Minnesota Power Service Area

— Sierra Club, April 2013, http://bit.ly/101I3xC

U.S. ELECTRICAL GRID COULD BE RELIABLE WITH MUCH HIGHER LEVEL OF RENEWABLES

— Civil Society Institute (CSI), April 2013, http://bit.ly/XIuBSv

Renewables: Energy You Can Count On

— Union of Concerned Scientists, April 2013, http://bit.ly/1164sgJ

Cost-minimized combinations of wind power, solar power and electrochemical storage, powering the grid up to 99.9% of the time

— University of Delaware, 2013, http://bit.ly/14o9N6E

Transitions to Alternative Vehicles and Fuels

— National Academy of Science, 2013, http://bit.ly/ZSNC3g

Examining the Feasibility of Converting New York State’s All-Purpose Energy Infrastructure to One Using Wind, Water, and Sunlight

— Stanford University, 2013, http://stanford.io/10yZhoA

Innovate, Manufacture, Compete: A Clean Energy Action Plan

— Pew Environment Group, http://bit.ly/Uv2NOs

Blueprint for the Development of Distributed Generation in California

— IREC, February 2013, http://bit.ly/1583oKP

Opportunity on the Line: Transmission infrastructure remains largest obstacle to meaningful expansion of renewable energy

— Center for Rural Affairs, 2013, http://bit.ly/XQMJW7

Policies for a Modern and Reliable U.S. Electric Grid

— Bipartisan Policy Center, February 2013, http://bit.ly/VJ0JRK

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Data

— U.S. Energy Information Administration, May 2012, http://bit.ly/JQH5fM

U.S. Wind Energy First Quarter 2012 Market Report

— American Wind Energy Association, April 2012, http://bit.ly/Ls1au4

Annual Geothermal Power Production and Development Report: April 2012

— Geothermal Energy Association, (pdf), http://bit.ly/Hbqumm

Leasing Municipal and Private Property for Solar: Key Steps and Considerations

— The Solar Foundation, March 2012, http://bit.ly/JHQZUL

U.S. Solar Market Insight Report: 2011 Year in Review

— Solar Energy Industries Association, March 2012, http://slidesha.re/AuCU8p

Top Hydro Producing States

— U.S. Energy Information Administration, March 2012, http://bit.ly/Klt3aI

State Renewable Electricity Profiles

— U.S. Energy Information Administration, March 2012, http://bit.ly/zfxi9Z

Sources of Electricity Generation, 2011

— U.S. Energy Information Administration, March 2012, http://bit.ly/N3ZsnM

Nonhydropower Renewable Electricity Generation by Source, 1990-2011

— U.S. Energy Information Administration, March 2012, http://bit.ly/LT8h2q

Hydropower and Other Renewable Electricity Generation, 1990-2011

— U.S. Energy Information Administration, March 2012, http://bit.ly/LZdXdh

Renewable Energy Growing by Leaps and Bounds

— 25x’25 Alliance, February 2012, http://bit.ly/NruQN8

Renewable Energy Annual

— U.S. Energy Information Administration, January 2012, http://bit.ly/xBFzZZ

The Shift to Electric Vehicles

— IBM Global Business Services, November 2011, http://ibm.co/LEsTfY

Renewable Energy in America: Markets, Economic Development and Policy in 50 States

— American Council on Renewable Energy, Spring 2011, http://bit.ly/KlTIFr

Deployment Rollout Estimate of Electric Vehicles, 2011-2015

— Center for Automotive Research, January 2011, http://bit.ly/L07he8

Investment

Renewable Energy Finance, Market & Policy Overview

— U.S. Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance, April 2014, http://bit.ly/1iiosb9

Clean Energy Finance Through the Bond Market: A New Option for Progress

— Brookings Institute, April 2014, http://bit.ly/1ewbk14

Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2014

— United Nations Environment Program, April 2014, http://huff.to/1h9KefV

2013: Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race?

— Pew Charitable Trusts, April 2014, http://bit.ly/1gRnp09

Visualizing the Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy

— Syracuse University, April 2014, http://bit.ly/1gXGfDL

Advanced Energy Now: 2014 Market Report

— Advanced Energy Economy, February 2014, http://bit.ly/1jfOPfD

Closing the Clean Energy Investment Gap Must Happen to Prevent Climate Catastrophe

— Tree Alerts, January 2014, http://bit.ly/1i17jT0

Power Forward: Why the World’s Largest Companies Are Investing in Renewable Energy

— World Wildlife Fund, November 2013, http://bit.ly/SLCpzg

Climate Change & Energy – Public Attitudes, Behaviors & Policy Support: A Survey of Maryland Residents

— George Mason University, July 2013, http://bit.ly/1bZOT07

The Cycles of Wind Power Development

— Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, July 2013, http://bit.ly/171PDMt

Transportation Industry Review

— American Council On Renewable Energy, July 2013, http://bit.ly/13aRv3e

Strategies to Scale-Up U.S. Renewable Energy Investment

— American Council On Renewable Energy, June 2013, http://bit.ly/120cyVG

How to Keep Wisconsin and the U.S. Competitive in a Changing Energy World

— University of Wisconsin, June 2013, http://bit.ly/11iaIjq

Renewable Electricity Standards: State Success Stories

— Governor’s Wind Energy Coalition, March 2013, http://bit.ly/YjQKX

The Economic Impacts of Advanced Energy

— Advanced Energy Economy Institute, January 2013, http://bit.ly/XARVzi

Financial regulation – biased against clean energy and green infrastructure?

— Bloomberg New Energy Finance, February 2013, http://bit.ly/VObsQx

Ramping Up Renewables: Leveraging State RPS Programs Amid Uncertain Federal Support

— U.S. Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance, June 2012, http://bit.ly/LXq8Ei

Clean Energy and Tax Reform

— U.S. Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance, June 2012, http://bit.ly/LtAjmG

Energy Innovation Tracker

— The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, 2012, http://bit.ly/LBRUIB

ARPA-E Has Found Its Footing Just Fine

— The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, June 2012, http://bit.ly/LDc4fI

Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2012

— Bloomberg New Energy Finance / United Nations Environment Programme, June 2012, http://bit.ly/MBGV15

Beyond Boom and Bust: Putting Clean Tech On a Path to Subsidy Independence

— Brookings Institution, April 2012, http://bit.ly/MGFTSv

Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race? 2011 Edition

— Pew Charitable Trusts / Bloomberg New Energy Finance, April 2012, http://bit.ly/HtRYoB

Solar as a Revenue Generator for Local Governments

— The Solar Foundation, March 2012, http://bit.ly/IOikGP

The West Coast Clean Economy: Opportunities for Investment & Accelerated Job Creation

— Glove Advisors, March 2012, http://bit.ly/zu70Ig

Lean, Mean and Clean: Energy Innovation and the Department of Defense

— The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, March 2011, http://bit.ly/feWODh

Jobs

Clean Energy Works For Us: First Quarter 2014 Report

— Environmental Entrepreneurs, June 2014, http://bit.ly/1lGswhJ

Clean Energy Works For Us: 2013 Year-In-Review and Q4 Report

— Environmental Entrepreneurs, March 2014, http://bit.ly/1cTdKAP

Veterans In Solar: Securing America’s Energy Future

— The Solar Foundation, February 2014, http://bit.ly/MB8f2y

Clean Energy Works for Us: 2013 Third Quarter Clean Energy/Clean Transportation Jobs Report

— Environmental Entrepreneurs, November 2013, http://bit.ly/17OE8hW

2013 Second Quarter Clean Energy/Clean Transportation Jobs Report

— Environmental Entrepreneurs, August 2013, http://bit.ly/17mlCJ8

Potential Economic Impacts from Offshore Wind in the Southeast Region

— Department of Energy, July 2013, http://1.usa.gov/1aMTUuR

America’s Energy Revolution: A New Path to Jobs and Economic Growth

— Center for American Progress, July 2013, http://bit.ly/162eIqd

Clean Energy Manufacturing Fights Climate Change, Increases U.S. Competitiveness, and Creates Jobs

— Center for American Progress, July 2013, http://bit.ly/12qAnu1

Jobs in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

— Environmental and Energy Study Institute, June 2013, http://bit.ly/16FvYV1

2012 Clean Energy Jobs Year-in-Review and Fourth Quarter Report

— Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), March 2013, http://bit.ly/Xqspz3

Renewable Energy Industries’ Contribution to the North Dakota Economy

— North Dakota Alliance for Renewable Energy, January 2013, http://bit.ly/VvEelG

The Impact of Wind Development on County-Level Income and Employment: A Review of Methods and an Empirical Analysis

— National Renewable Energy Laboratory, September 2012, http://1.usa.gov/U6bS2m

Green Economy is a Growth Economy: How Green Building Supports Jobs Creation, Workforce Transformation and Economic Recovery

— US Green Building Council, http://bit.ly/unClND

Preliminary Analysis of the Jobs and Economic Impacts of Renewable Energy Projects
Supported by the 1603 Treasury Grant Program

— National Renewable Energy Laboratory, April 2012, http://1.usa.gov/Idmhyt

What Clean Energy Jobs? These Clean Energy Jobs!

— Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), April 2012, http://bit.ly/I8Biol

Employment in Green Goods and Services, 2010

— U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, (PDF), March 2012, http://1.usa.gov/GMIuaC

25% Renewable Energy for the United States by 2025: An Analysis on Jobs Created by Meeting This Goal

— University of Tennessee / 25x’25 Alliance, September 2011, http://bit.ly/nNbb0C

Supplying Ingenuity: U.S. Suppliers of Clean, Fuel-Efficient Vehicle Technologies

— Natural Resources Defense Council, August 2011, http://bit.ly/q0i8kI

Sizing the Clean Economy: A National and Regional Jobs Assessment

— Brookings, July 2011, http://bit.ly/KpOkOX

Employment and Economic Benefits of Transmission Infrastructure Investment in the U.S. and Canada

— The Brattle Group / WIRES, May 2011, http://bit.ly/rneqPw

National Security

National Security and the Accelerating Risks of Climate Change

— CNA Military Advisory Board, May 2014, http://bit.ly/1lmRlz4

Advanced Energy Technologies for Greenhouse Gas Reduction

— Advanced Energy Economy, May 2014, http://bit.ly/RBZPe7

Power Surge: How the Department of Defense Leverages Private Resources to Enhance Energy Security and Save Money on U.S. Military Bases

— Pew Charitable Trusts, January 2014, http://bit.ly/1eUGw5H

Regional Variations in the Health, Environmental, and Climate Benefits of Wind and Solar Generation

— Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, August 2013, http://bit.ly/1ct57QU

Office of Energy Projects Energy Infrastructure Update

— Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, July 2013, http://1.usa.gov/120R2GV

Renewable Energy for Military Applications

— Pike Research, September 2012, http://bit.ly/iPyWvy

Department of Defense Energy Initiatives: Background and Issues for Congress

— Congressional Research Service, June 2012, http://bit.ly/LsFuks

DoD Energy Initiatives for Military Operations: Myths and Facts

— Pew Charitable Trusts, May 2012, http://bit.ly/LQG8os

Infographic: Powering America’s Defense Today and Tomorrow

— Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), January 2012, http://bit.ly/LnGJl5

U.S. Department of Defense and Renewable Energy: An Industry Helping the Military Meet Its Strategic Energy Objectives

— Advanced Energy Economy, January 2012, http://bit.ly/KUOVGR

DoD Renewable Energy Primer

— Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), January 2012, http://bit.ly/K6e3L4

From Barracks to the Battlefield: Clean Energy Innovation and America’s Armed Forces

— Pew Charitable Trusts, September 2011, http://bit.ly/LQG8os

Energy for the Warfighter: DoD Operational Energy Strategy

— U.S. Department of Defense, http://1.usa.gov/JI6E4x

In Defense of Clean Energy: Sustaining Defense Investments in Clean Energy to Enhance National Security

— Center for American Progress, June 2011, http://bit.ly/jcHpzf

Powering America’s Defense: Energy and Risks to National Security

— CNA Military Advisory Board, May 2009, http://bit.ly/mK3gAJ

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