Comments to the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Regarding Whether to Adopt Targets for a Utility Energy Storage Mandate
December 21, 2016 by Lew Milford, Seth Mullendore, Todd Olinsky-Paul

Clean Energy Group submitted these comments to the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources in support of its consideration to adopt targets for a binding energy storage utility procurement mandate.

Battery Energy Storage Market: Commercial Scale, Lithium-ion Projects in the U.S.
October 27, 2016 by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

This slide deck presents the results of data collection on the commercial-scale li-ion battery energy storage market. This information was collected to inform the inputs and assumptions for NREL’s solar + storage optimization modeling in FY17.

Project Overview: McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project
October 18, 2016 by Clean Energy Group

This fact sheet provides an overview of the McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project in Waltham, Vermont. It is the first in the nation to provide net-zero affordable housing with resilient solar+storage technology for rural tenants.

Una Guía Práctica de Financiación Solar Para Dueños de Casa
September 28, 2016 by Clean Energy States Alliance

This is a Spanish translation of CESA’s 2015 publication, “A Homeowner’s Guide to Solar Financing: Leases, Loans and PPAs.”

Does Energy Storage Fit in an RPS?
July 29, 2016 by Ed Holt, Todd Olinsky-Paul

This is an updated version of a report originally published in 2014. This paper explores the question of how states, which have taken the lead in promoting clean energy through Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), could facilitate increased deployment of energy storage.

Energy Storage Procurement Guidance Documents for Municipalities
June 30, 2016 by Clean Energy Group, Clean Energy States Alliance

Templates, a checklist, and other guidance for developing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for resilient energy storage projects, both at the utility-scale and behind-the-meter.

Closing the California Clean Energy Divide
May 19, 2016 by California Housing Partnership, Center for Sustainable Energy, Clean Energy Group

This economic analysis indicates that pairing solar PV with battery storage systems can deliver significant electricity bill savings for California affordable housing residents and property owners.

U.S. Department of Energy Regional Resource Centers Report: State of the Wind Industry in the Regions
April 14, 2016 by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Resource Centers (RRCs) provide unbiased wind energy information to communities and decision makers to help them evaluate wind energy potential and learn about wind power’s benefits and impacts in their regions. The RRCs have identified a wide array of market challenges that continue to hinder wider-scale deployments of wind technologies. This document summarizes the status and drivers for U.S. wind energy development on regional and state levels.

Comments in Response to Internal Revenue Service Notice 2015-70 Request for Comments on Definitions of Section 48 Property
February 11, 2016 by Nate Hausman, Seth Mullendore

The IRS recently issued a notice, 2015-70, for comments on how the federal investment tax credit (ITC) should cover solar and storage systems. Clean Energy Group submitted comments that strongly support the eligibility of storage under the ITC.

Solar+Storage Project Checklist
January 26, 2016 by Lew Milford, Seth Mullendore

The Solar+Storage Project Checklist was designed to help cities or developers assess whether solar storage battery systems make sense for their buildings.