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Search Results: U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE)
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National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Interconnection StudyMembers only Login
This executive summary is a companion to the full National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Interconnection Study (NOWEGIS) report and primarily discusses the conclusions and recommendations of the study. Key results and observations are included. Electric...
Offshore Wind Market and Economic AnalysisMembers only Login
This report by the Navigant Consortium provides a comprehensive annual assessment of the U.S. offshore wind market. The report focuses on new developments that have occurred in 2014. The report provides stakeholders with a data source addressing...
Distributed Energy Generation in Multifamily HousingMembers only Login
University of California, Santa Barbara focuses on a solution best suited for HUD’s diverse portfolio located in clustered communities as part of the 2014 Better Buildings Case Competition. Key program details, a spatial distribution analysis of HUD...
Energy Efficiency and Distribution Generation at Federally Assisted Housing ComplexesMembers only Login
This proposal is prepared by Stanford University for the Department of Energy 2014 Better Buildings Case Competition recommends the implementation of the Multifamily Affordable Distributed Energy (MADE) program to increase adoption of distributed...
Investing in American EnergyMembers only Login
This presentation from the U.S. Department of Energy gives an overview of the Loan Programs Office (LPO), LPO projects, and programs ran by LPO.
Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program OverviewMembers only Login
The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) loans support the development of advanced technology vehicles (ATV) and associated components in the United States. As of July 2014, the program has made over $8B in...
Community Solar Guide: Utility, Private, and Non-Profit Project DevelopmentMembers only Login
This guide from the US DOE is designed as a resource to shows the range of incentives and policies for operational community solar projects while providing examples. Additionally, this guide suggests changes in the regulatory landscape that could...
The Opportunity for Energy Efficiency Financing Programs in the SEMembers only Login
In this report, the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance examine the barriers and drivers of successful efficiency programs, deliberate upon what financing roles are most appropriate for SEEA involvement going forward, and make recommendations about...
Wind and Solar Energy Policy Recommendations for Rural DevelopmentMembers only Login
The National Agricultural & Rural Development Policy Center provides recommendations that promote development of renewable energy at both the utility scale and smaller scales.
Better Buildings Alliance - 2013 Annual ReportMembers only Login
This report provides detailed information on the activities of the Better Buildings Alliance program in 2013. Furthermore, the report highlights accomplishments and continued growth.
Energy Efficiency Financing Program Implementation PrimerMembers only Login
This primer from the U.S. Department of Energy provides an overview of key considerations for state and local policymakers, utility energy efficiency program administrators, and partners in designing and implementing successful energy efficiency...
Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) OverviewMembers only Login
The Solar and Energy Loan Fund is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a certified CDFI which provides energy expertise and affordable financing to enable low-to-moderate income homeowners and small businesses to identify and make cost-effective...
Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant Program GuidelinesMembers only Login
The California Energy Commission has developed these Guidelines to help implement and administer the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program.
New Models of Financing Energy Efficiency Presentation
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently issued $24.3 million Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds to finance loans for residential energy efficiency improvements. This “first of its kind” innovative financing...
Clean Energy & Energy Finance: Overcoming Challenges & Delivering SuccessMembers only Login
Kate Tompkins with Squire Sanders addresses challenges in clean energy and energy finance. Furthermore, Tompkins touches on important financing considerations, and assessing various sources of capital to find the best match for your particular...
Oregon Department of Energy - Energy Loan ProgramMembers only Login
The State Energy Loan Program (SELP) offers low-interest loans for projects that: save energy; produce energy from renewable resources such as water, wind, geothermal, solar, biomass, waste materials or waste heat; use recycled materials to create...
CE+BFI Task Force Meeting - Energy Investment Partnerships, PACE, SCEFI
During this Task Force meeting, CE+BFI discussed a variety of trending topics for clean energy development. Speakers discussed efforts to explore Energy Investment Partnerships as a mode for supporting clean energy development and successful...
A Bright Future: Building a Solar AtlantaMembers only Login
Environment Georgia Research & Policy Center details Atlanta's efforts towards sustainability and green energy production. This report urges public leaders to consider making a considerable investment in clean energy, specifically solar energy, in...
Concise Summary of U.S. Dept of Energy Loan Guarantee ProgramMembers only Login
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP provided a summary of the Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Section 1705 Program. This document outlines key participants, documents, financing structures, eligibility, security, fees & costs and more.
Georgia Clean Energy Property Tax Credit ProgramMembers only Login
This document provides guidance, requirements, forms and other information to assist eligible taxpayers claim the Georgia Clean Energy Property Tax Credit. The credits are available to taxpayers between July 1, 2008 and December 31, 2014.
Texas Renewable Energy Industry ReportMembers only Login
The Texas Renewable Energy Industry Report is a very detailed assessment of the state's renewable energy portfolio. The report is balanced with information and data highlighting case studies. financial incentives, consumption by energy source,...
GAO Report: Department of Energy - Status of Loan ProgramsMembers only Login
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released their report on the status of three loan programs administered by the Department of Energy (DOE). In the report, GAO reveals the underutilization of these programs and details the efforts of DOE to...
DOE - How the Government Delivers Clean Energy and U.S. JobsMembers only Login
U.S. Department of Energy Loan Programs Office released a document detailing the three clean energy loan programs they administer including Section 1703, Section 1705, and ATVM Loan Programs. The document contains program objectives, functionality,...
DOE Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan ProgramMembers only Login
The U.S. Department of Energy offered a webinar featuring the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program. The webinar provides an overview of the program, goals, eligibility, requirements, and characteristics of a strong application.
DOE Factsheet: Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit (48C)Members only Login
This DOE factsheet gives an overview of the Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit. Treasury may award $2.3 billion in tax credits for qualified investments in advanced energy projects, to support new, expanded, or re-equipped domestic...
CDFA-Stern Brothers Renewable Energy Finance Webcast Series: A New Era of Energy Financing in the MidwestMembers only Login
The Midwest has quietly been transitioning into an economy driven by clean energy and innovation that builds on its strong roots in manufacturing and farming. We are now seeing wind farms, solar panel installations, and new energy research centers...
A New Era of Energy Financing in the Midwest Presentation
The Midwest has quietly been transitioning into an economy driven by clean energy and innovation that builds on its strong roots in manufacturing and farming. We are now seeing wind farms, solar panel installations, and new energy research centers...
Brookings: Create a Nationwide Network of Advanced Industries Innovation HubsMembers only Login
Devashree Saha and Mark Muro at Brookings make the case for congress to authorize the build-out of a national network of innovation hubs, expanding on the programs already administered by the Department of Energy and Department of Commerce.
Financing Renewable Energy: Ownership StructuresMembers only Login
Forrest Milder at Nixon Peabody and Stephen Tracy of Novogradac & Company present various ownership models and describe the important relationship between financing model and ownership structure.
Financing Renewable Energy: PTCs ETCs & GrantsMembers only Login
Jim Duffy at Nixon Peabody and Tony Grappone at Novogradac & Company discuss various tax credits and grants that can be used as sources of financing for renewable energy projects.
Financing Renewable Energy: IntroductionMembers only Login
Stephen Tracy with Novogradac & Company covers renewable energy markets and current state of affairs.
Incentives for Clean Energy ProductionMembers only Login
Tremendously useful document from Wisconsin's Office of Energy Independence. This document provides comprehensive, detailed information of all state and federal grants, loans, bonds, credits, and programs that can be utilized for clean energy...
A Smorgasbord of Innovative Financing ModelsMembers only Login
Jeffrey Greenberger with Affordable Community Energy presents a unique housing development and energy project that incorporated multiple tax credits and federal development finance tools.
Exploring the Effectiveness of Capital Financing OptionsMembers only Login
Jeff Pitkin with New York Energy Research and Development Authority explores the effectiveness of private capital financing options through revolving loans and loan-loss reserves.
EPC Memo: QECBsMembers only Login
In a memo released by Energy Programs Consortium, Elizabeth Bellis examines the QECB bond market on a national scale.
Michigan Saves: Financing Energy Improvements for Homeowners, Businesses, and Local GovernmentsMembers only Login
The Michigan Saves programs, including energy efficiency loans for a variety of users, are covered here by Julie Bennett of Michigan Saves.
The Latest in Housing Authority Energy FinanceMembers only Login
This presentation from a Ballard Spahr Housing webinar covers a number of federal programs that can be used to finance energy efficiency in housing, including HUD incentives, energy tax credits, and tax-exempt bonds.
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