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Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

Getting More Granular: How Value of Location and Time May Change Compensation for Distributed Energy Resources

The Fourth Installment in SEIA's New Opportunities for Solar Through Grid Modernization Series. For the full series, click here. 

Tuesday, Jan 02, 2018

Solar Energy & Commercial Real Estate (CRE)

Solar energy offers commercial real estate (CRE) property owners and managers an exceptional opportunity to boost cash flow by reducing utility expenditures, increasing rents, and increasing common areas maintenance (CAM) reimbursements. Installing a solar photovoltaic (PV) array also fosters closer connections with tenants and their client bases, facilitates lease extensions, and enables a sustainable footprint. 

Friday, Oct 20, 2017

Opening C&I Solar Markets with C-PACE

The US solar industry is largely concentrated on the East and West Coasts (Fig. 1), and with good reason: coastal markets have high energy prices, attractive incentives, and diverse ownership models that allow commercial property owners to decide their appetite for investment. However, the majority of US states see lackluster commercial solar development.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

Hosting Capacity: Using Increased Transparency of Grid Constraints to Accelerate Interconnection Processes

The Third Installment in SEIA's New Opportunities for Solar Through Grid Modernization Series. For the full series, click here. 

Monday, Jul 31, 2017

Improving Distribution System Planning to Incorporate Distributed Energy Resources

The Second Installment in SEIA's New Opportunities for Solar Through Grid Modernization Series. For the full series, click here. 

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017

SEAOC Conference Papers

Wind Loads on Utility Scale Solar PV Power PlantsThe Solar Photovoltaic (PV) industry is experiencing phenomenal growth. Wind loads for ground-mounted PV power plants are often developed by using static pressure coefficients from wind tunnel studies in calculation methods found in ASCE 7.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

How California & New York are Building Grids that Encourage the Growth of Distributed Energy Resources

The First Installment in SEIA's New Opportunities for Solar Through Grid Modernization Series. For the full series, click here. 

Monday, Dec 12, 2016

Reference - NREL/Sandia/Sunspec Alliance SuNLaMP PV O&M Working Group O&M Best Practices 2nd Edition

Provided to SEIA members with permission from Tom Tansy, SunSpec Alliance Chairman.  

Monday, Nov 14, 2016

Expanding Solar Deployment Opportunities in the C&I Sector

An Introduction to Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)   Executive Summary Despite enormous market opportunity, strong interest in corporate responsibility, and improving economics, solar deployment in the commercial and industrial (C&I) sector has been largely stagnant over the past 5 years.

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