RPS Comments: Comments of Pace Energy and Climate Center Regarding SAPA Notices 03-E-1088SA18 and 03-E-1088SA19. November 17, 2008

These comments urged the Commission to consider revisions to the Renewable Portfolio Standard in order to meet the challenge of reducing GHG emission in New York State to comply with the UNFCCC target of “80 by 50,” and 80% reduction from 1990 levels by 2050.

Federalism in the Greenhouse

Defining a Role for States in a Federal Cap-and-Trade Program

Guidebook for small combined heat and power systems seeking to obtain emissions reduction credits in New York State

This guidebook was created to assist facilities managers with quantifying Emission Reduction Credits. It shows how CHP can be used as Emission Reduction Credits under NYSERDA’s ERC program making CHP more affordable.

Inspector Guidelines for PV Systems

Prepared for the Renewable Energy Technology Analysis Project of the Pace University Law School Energy Project, this document outlines the guidelines and permitting the Photovoltaics inspectors and installers must follow when installing Photovoltaics.

Allocation of Emission Allowances for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

This white paper discusses the various alternatives and economic consequences of the proposed RGGI cap and trade program in 2005.

Quantifying residential pv economics in the us payback vs. cash flow determination of fair energy value

Payback is often used as a measure of profitability by prospective PV owners.

Clean Distributed Generation in New York State: State and Local Siting, Permitting and Code Issues.Clean Distributed Generation in New York State: State and Local Siting, Permitting and Code Issues

Prepared for NYSESRDA, this document outlines the siting, permitting and code-related approval process that must be navigated when installing clean distributed generation and combined heat and power projects.

Renewable Certificates for Photovoltaics: A Model to Build Upon

Prepared for the Renewable Energy Technology Analysis Project, this document outlines how to make installation of a PV system more affordable through market trading of PV “certificates.

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