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  • Best Practices for Marketing Community Solar Programs
  • Author: CRS Staff
  • Published: September 24th, 2018| Document | 2 Pages
  • A handout given out at the 2018 Solar Power International conference that offers guidance for developers marketing community solar programs to retail customers, including best practices, example marketing statements, and case studies.

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  • How Markets Can Move the Needle on Climate Change (IETA Insights No. 3)
  • Author: Todd Jones
  • Published: September 5th, 2018| Document | 3 Pages
  • CRS contributed to the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)’s IETA Insights: Greenhouse Gas Market Report, published in September 2018. The article, by CRS’s Todd Jones, is a look at the intersection of voluntary renewable energy purchasing by corporates with emissions markets, drawing from experience in the U.S.

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  • Impactful Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement in States With Carbon Policies
  • Author: Todd Jones
  • Published: August 31st, 2018| Report | 3 Pages
  • The impact of renewable energy purchases by corporations may be reduced in states with cap-and-trade and other greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations covering the power sector. Commercial buyers should ensure that their projects are reducing emissions in states with cap-and-trade and other GHG policies.

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  • Guide to Purchasing Green Power: Renewable Electricity, Renewable Energy Certificates, and On-Site Renewable Generation
  • Author: EPA, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), World Resources Institute (WRI), and Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • Published: August 14th, 2018| Report | 149 Pages
  • The Guide provides current and potential buyers of green power with information about green power purchasing. It covers the green power procurement process, different green power supply options, benefits of green power purchasing, as well as information on how to capture the greatest benefit from your purchase.

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  • Overview of Renewable Portfolio Standard Design Options from the U.S. Experience
  • Author: Jillian Forte, Todd Jones, Michael Leschke, Jennifer Martin, Alex Pennock, Rachael Terada, Ryan Wiser
  • Published: December 28th, 2017| Report | 10 Pages
  • This report highlights the main principles and options that inform Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) program design based on experiences in the United States. Applicable examples are highlighted throughout the report, and an overview of implications for China is included at the end of the report. This report is also available in Mandarin.

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