Resources

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Speaker Series and Publications

List of links to Selected NECO & COSSA Presentations and Publications

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Additional Resources

COSSA

Colorado Solar and Storage Association resources on solar initiatives in Colorado.

 

Distributed Solar Generation Policy and Rate Design (Vote Solar)

Guide for regulatory policies and electric rate designs to enable the growth of distributed solar generation and related innovative ‘behind­the­meter’ technologies.

 

Easing the Transition to a More Distributed Energy System

(Interstate Renewable Energy Council) This report offers five approaches for state utility regulators to allow for a more modern electricity grid that enables a cleaner energy future.

 

Green Tariff Shared Renewables Net Benefits Assessment (Clean Coalition)
Presentation to California Public Utilities Commission on net benefits of distributed energy resources and policy guidance to realize benefits in Distributed Resource Plan.

 

Lower­-Income Solar Policy Guide
The guide offers policy options to allow solar to address some of the greatest challenges faced by lower­income communities: the high cost of housing, unemployment, and pollution.

 

Powering Forward: Presidential and Executive Agency Actions to Drive Clean Energy in America (Center for a New Energy Economy)
Report containing more than 200 new ideas for presidential action to address climate change and the nation’s transition to clean energy.

 

RMI Outlet (Rocky Mountain Institute)
This blog explores topics critical to RMI's mission to drive the efficient and restorative use of resources.

 

The Sharing Utility: Enabling and Rewarding Utility Performance, Service, and Value in a Distributed Energy Age
Presentation by Karl Rabago, Executive Director of Pace Energy and Climate Center at Pace Law School, to Solar Power Colorado 2016 conference regarding state of electric utilities and possibilities for a transformed, “sharing utility” model. 

 

Solar Energy: Where Are We Headed? (COSSA and Vote Solar)
Presentation to University of Denver class on history of solar in Colorado, current state of the industry, upcoming issues, and transformation of the utility model.