Research Reports - Resources

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
 

San Diego County Residential Water Use Trends

Part of Equinox Project's H2Overview, this report looks specifically at residential water use in the San Diego region, rather than aggregate data from a blend of customer classes.

  February 2015
 

Zero Net Energy Roadmap Report

Zero Net Energy Buildings: How California's Local Jurisdictions Can Lead the Way

  January 2015
 

Second Life Battery: Final Long-Term Duty Cycle 60-Day Report - Regulation Energy Management

This test report provides a summary of the complete long-term regulation energy management (REM) duty cycling testing performed on the A123 Battery Module #5.

  January 2015
 

2014 CSE Impact Statement

One action pretty much sums up 2014 – we changed our name to the Center for Sustainable Energy. This is not because we’re doing less in California; in fact, our programs in the state have grown. It’s because now we are engaged in clean energy across the nation from Hawaii to Massachusetts...

  December 2014
 

Can the Home Energy Score Serve as a Proxy for HERS? Report

Given the potential benefits of widespread asset ratings, the San Diego Regional Energy Partnership wanted to explore the viability of using the lower-cost, lighter-touch Home Energy Score and/or its inputs to predict a HERS score.

  November 2014
 

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing in California Rooftop Solar Challenge Areas

This report identifies and describes the current state of residential and commercial property assessed clean energy financing programs in California.

  October 2014
 

Energy Efficiency Motivations and Actions of California Solar Homeowners Report

This research employs a combination of survey and focus groups to examine the home energy efficiency activities and underlying motivations of California Solar Initiative participants in the San Diego Gas & Electric territory.

  August 2014
 

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