Research Reports - Resources

Distributed Generation Solar in California Report

Framework for policy and regulatory oversight in the post-California Solar Initiative era.

  July 2013
 

Water Budget Billing In San Diego – Is It Worth It?

This paper explains water budget billing, its pros and cons, the history in the San Diego Region and recommendations for the future.

  July 2013
 

SEEDS Residential PV Market Characterization Presentation

Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies (SEEDS) presentation on solar PV market growth, characteristics and motivations.

  June 2013
 

California Plug-in Electric Vehicle Driver Survey Results

In an effort to better understand the dynamics of California’s growing plug-in electric vehicle market, CSE, in coordination with the Air Resources Board, conducted a survey of vehicle owners that explores vehicle satisfaction, driving behavior, use of charging infrastructure, motivations for vehicle purchase and household demographics.

  May 2013
 

Best Practices for Permitting Processes for Southern California Rooftop Solar Challenge

This report provides a summary of the best practices in the four major permitting process categories among the local jurisdictions in the Rooftop Solar Challenge team area

  February 2013
 

Best Practices for Interconnection Processes for Southern California Rooftop Solar Challenge

This report provides a summary of the best practices in the three major interconnection process categories among the local utilities in the Rooftop Solar Challenge team area.

  February 2013
 

Best Practices for Interconnection Standards for Southern California Rooftop Solar Challenge

This report provides a summary of the best practices in the net energy metering standards and interconnection standards categories among the local utilities in the Southern California Rooftop Solar Challenge team.

  February 2013
 

HVAC Permit Compliance Best Practices Report for Local Jurisdictions

Residential HVAC Permit Compliance Fact Sheet. CSE consulted with building department officials across Southern California to identify best practices for improving residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) permit compliance.

  January 2013
 

2012 CSE Annual Report

Where others may see disparate pieces of unresolvable socio-economic puzzles, we see links forming holistic solutions to help California and the nation reach our ambitious goals to go from a high-carbon to a low-carbon economy...

  December 2012
 

San Joaquin Valley Plug-in Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan

The San Joaquin Valley PEV Readiness Phase One Assessment is designed to enhance local PEV planning efforts by evaluating the current state of PEV readiness and identifying potential areas of improvement as well as tangible best practices developed throughout the San Joaquin Valley, California and abroad.

  November 2012
 

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