Research Reports - Resources

Clean Vehicle Rebate Project Final Report 2013-2014

California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), administered by CSE for the California Air Resources Board, provides rebates for purchasers and lessees of plug-in electric and fuel cell vehicles throughout the state. The CVRP distributed $81,044,756 in fiscal year (FY) 2013–2014 rebate funds to owners and lessees of 40,046 eligible vehicles in California. From project inception through the end of FY 2013–2014 funding, the CVRP has issued 69,802 rebates, totaling $146,050,207 in rebate funds. This report summarizes the funding, implementation and outcomes of CVRP during FY 2013-2014.

  September 2015
 

MOR-EV Year One progress report

Read the Year One Final Report to learn more about MOR-EV progress including program outreach, operations, survey results and analysis. MOR-EV is a Massachusetts program that issues rebates to electric vehicle drivers.

  August 2015
 

Plug-In San Diego Fact Sheet

In support of PEV adoption, the Center for Sustainable Energy and the San Diego Association of Governments launched Plug-In SD to provide local stakeholders strategic and technical guidance to help ensure the San Diego region is PEV ready.

  August 2015
 

Second Life Battery: Final Long-Term Duty Cycle Report - Primary Frequency Response

This test report provides a summary of the complete long-term primary frequency response (PFR) duty cycle testing performed on the EnerDel Pack for two cycling periods and the A123 Module #5 for one cycling period.

  July 2015
 

Virtual Net Metering Policy Background and Tariff Summary Report

The Virtual Net Metering Market Development Plan is one of 15 projects that make up the United States Department of Energy’s SunShot Solar Market Pathways Program, which aims to bolster solar adoption throughout the United States.

  June 2015
 

Community Solar in California Report

This report provides an overview of community solar policies and programs in California.

  June 2015
 

Second Life Battery: Final Long-Term Cycle Duty Report - Demand Charge Management

This test report provides a summary of the complete long-term demand charge management (DCM) duty cycle testing performed on the A123 Pack #2 for three cycling periods and the EnerDel Pack for one cycling period.

  April 2015
 

EV 101 Fact Sheet

Experience Electric fact sheet outlining the different types of EVs and charging stations.

  March 2015
 

CSE Digital Flyer

Flyer explaining the Center for Sustainable Energy and what we do.

  March 2015
 

Second Life Battery: Short-Duty Cycle Test Report - PV Firming

This test report summarizes the EnerDel Pack’s performance under a PV firming application duty cycle. Twelve PV firming test cases were run on the battery pack. PV firming is an application duty cycle in which an energy storage device is used to “firm” the output generation from a solar PV array.

  March 2015
 

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