SEIA Response letter to the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change February 2013
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At high penetration of solar generation there are a number of challenges to economically integrating this variable and uncertain resource.
More than half of the electricity produced in the southeastern states is fuelled by coal. Although the region produces some coal, most of the states depend heavily on coal imports.
This report builds on the emerging body of literature seeking to identify quantitative connections between clean energy policy and renewable energy.
The Renewable Electricity Futures Study (RE Futures) is an initial investigation of the extent to which renewable energy supply can meet the electricity demands of the contiguous United States over the next several decades.
Data and analysis are needed to understand the variability of photovoltaic (PV) plants to avoid unnecessary barriers to the interconnection of PV. Several data sets show clouds can cause rapid changes in solar insolation.
Among the available options for encouraging the increased deployment of renewable electricity, renewables portfolio standards (RPS) have become increasingly popular.
The Federal Trade Commission recently revised its Green Guides.
SEIA has been working with various stakeholder organizations and the Department of Interior to refine the programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) for solar energy project development on public lands.
This report examines the current and future outlook for critical materials used in sustainable energy applications.