Combined Heat and Power on Brownfield Sites

Remediated brownfield sites offer an attractive and underutilized opportunity for siting clean distributed generation (DG) and combined heat and power (CHP), either in newly constructed buildings on a brownfield site or in renovated buildings on a brownfield site.

UNEP Guide for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Laws

The UN Guide to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Laws is written to assist the many countries, communities and companies responding with proposed sustainable energy initiatives to meet their commitments under the Paris Climate Change Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  Published by the United Nations Environment Program, i

The Utilities of Maryland’s Future – An Agenda for Transformation

The Utilities of Maryland’s Future – An Agenda for Transformation charts a course for the Maryland Public Service Commission to transform the state’s utilities from their traditional role as electricity distributors into “utilities of the future.” Following this course, Maryland’s utilities can help customers get access

Declaration of Karl R. Rábago in Support of the CPP

Declaration of Karl Rábago in State of West Virginia, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al. in support of the Clean Power Plan.

Amicus Brief in Support of Clean Power Plan

Amicus brief filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by sixteen former high-level state environmental and energy officials in support of the Clean Power Plan. 

Comments on Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation

Comments submitted to Assistant Attorney General Cruden, pursuant to the Department of Justice Notice dated July 6, 2016, on Proposed Partial Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act; In Re: Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation, Case No: MDL No. 2672 CRB (JSC).

Realizing Real-Time Pricing’s Promise: What CHP Offers MHP

Real-time pricing (RTP) programs provide economic incentives for customers to reduce energy consumption during peak hours. Several states have created RTP rate structures – voluntary and mandatory – on various categories of customers, usually industrial, larger commercial and institutional customers.

State Experiences with Financial Incentives to Promote Clean Distributed Energy: Greenhouse Gas Reductions with CHP

Many states have promulgated energy incentive schemes to achieve a wide variety of policy goals.

The Net Metering Riddle

Net metering opponents have done a masterful job in casting the debate around mistaken assumptions. As regulators conduct NEM 2.0 and Value of Solar proceedings, those errant assumptions should be exposed and the real questions addressed.

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