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Political Ideology Effects on Purchasing Solar Photovoltaics Blog

Relationship between political leanings and motivations for solar and system sizing.

  January 2015
 

Bear Valley Solar Initiative Program

When Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) decided to offer solar electric rebates to residents in their San Bernardino County service territory in 2014, they turned to CSE to lead the effort based on our experience as administrators of the California Solar Initiative for San Diego Gas & Electric.

  January 2015
 

Zero Net Energy Roadmap for Local Governments Infographic

What is zero net energy (ZNE) and what are California's ZNE goals?

  January 2015
 

Plug-in Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Standardization Study

The study works to identify the barriers and costs involved in implementing and manufacturing standard EV battery packs so that when they hit the second-use market, they will be more adaptable and capable of being combined with modules from other manufacturers.

  January 2015
 

Secondary Use Applications of Plug-in EV Lithium-Ion Batteries

Working in conjunction with our partners, we have successfully studied the baseline health of four EV batteries and developed a long-term testing protocol to track battery performance over time under second-use application cycling.

  January 2015
 

Solar Hot Water for Commercial Customers Fact Sheet

When you install a solar water heating system for your business, you’ll use less energy, which keeps your monthly utility bill down and your profits up.

  January 2015
 

Solar Hot Water for Single Family Homes Fact Sheet

When you install a solar water heating system at your home, you’ll enjoy all the hot water your family needs for baths, showers, laundry and cleaning. Plus, you’ll use less energy and save money every month on your utility bill.

  January 2015
 

Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies Program

CSE partnered in a study to determine the best methods to increase solar photovoltaic (PV) adoption through the Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies (SEEDS) Program as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative.

  January 2015
 

San Pasqual Avocado Company Solar Case Study

San Pasqual Avocado Company installs solar to offset irrigation costs.

  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
 

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