Energy Storage Benefit-Cost Analysis: A Framework for State Energy Programs
December 13, 2022 by Applied Economics Clinic

This report is intended as a guide for state energy agencies preparing to conduct cost-effectiveness evaluation for battery storage. It presents a benefit-cost analysis framework for battery storage and attempts to address many of the uncertainties state energy agencies may encounter.

Comments on New Jersey Energy Storage Incentive Program Straw Proposal
December 12, 2022 by Abbe Ramanan, Todd Olinsky-Paul

Clean Energy Group and the Clean Energy States Alliance submitted comments to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on the New Jersey Energy Storage Incentive Program Straw Proposal.

CEG Comments on Direct Pay Option within the Inflation Reduction Act
November 3, 2022 by Shelley Robbins

Allowing low-income-serving entities to take direct payment of a tax credit they would not otherwise be allowed to take in order to offset the cost of adding solar and storage, both for relief of energy burden and for resilience, could increase the amount of solar and storage on low-income single-family homes, effectively addressing a deficiency in the Inflation Reduction Act.

Recommendations to MA EEAC on Equity Provisions for Battery Storage
July 20, 2022 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

CEG submitted comments to the Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council recommending that equity provisions be developed and implemented into the ConnectedSolutions program.

Comments on Title V Operating Permit Significant Modification Application and Compliance Statement for Proposed Standby Power Generation Facility
June 14, 2022 by Seth Mullendore

Clean Energy Group submitted comments opposing the development of 84 megawatts of gas combustion turbines proposed by Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission for its main wastewater treatment facility in Newark, New Jersey.

Resilience Matters: Opportunities for Action to Strengthen Communities
March 1, 2022 by Abbe Ramanan, Laurie Mazur, Lew Milford, Seth Mullendore

This publication by the Island Press Urban Resilience Project is a compilation of articles, op-eds, and interviews celebrating our collective progress in 2021, while highlighting how far we have yet to go. Four of the seven articles in the Energy section were written by CEG staff.

CEG Comments to Illinois Commerce Commission on Energy Storage Cost-Benefit Valuation
January 14, 2022 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

Comments submitted to the ICC as stakeholder input to its energy storage proceedings addressing cost-benefit valuation for energy storage.

CEG Comments on Pittsfield Generating Station (MA) Operating Permit Renewal
December 22, 2021 by Shelley Robbins

CEG testified virtually and submitted written comments regarding the renewal of the Pittsfield Generating Company LP’s operating permit renewal by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.

Energy Storage for Winter Grid Reliability: How Batteries Became the Low-Cost Solution for Power Assurance in Massachusetts
December 2, 2021 by Applied Economics Clinic

Winter electric peaking capacity services are currently undervalued in the Massachusetts programs that provide battery customers with performance payments to supply power back to the grid at times of high demand.

ConnectedSolutions: An Assessment for Massachusetts
September 29, 2021 by Applied Economics Clinic

This report assesses the design and performance of the Massachusetts ConnectedSolutions program, as it has been administered in the first three-year program cycle, and compares it with related programs in other states across the country.