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Capturing the Sun: A Roadmap for Navigating Data-Access Challenges and Auto-Populating Solar Home Sales Listings

Capturing the Sun: A Roadmap for Navigating Data-Access Challenges and Auto-Populating Solar Home Sales Listings was supported by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (Solar Energy Technologies Office) of the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative and numerous contributors. It promotes a vision of solar advocates and real estate advocates evolving together to make information about solar homes more accessible to home buyers and sellers.

  February 2017
 

The Price-Concentration Relationship in Early Residential Solar Third-Party Markets

As the residential PV market continues to grow, it prompts new questions about the nature of competition between solar installers and how this competition, or lack thereof, affects the prices consumers pay. It is often assumed that more competition leads to lower prices, but this is not universally true.

  February 2017
 

The Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR- EV) program Year Two Final Report

From the program launch date, June 18, 2014, through June 30, 2016, the program reserved rebates for 2,242 new ZEVs, totaling $4,990,750. Figure 1 displays rebates by vehicle type for each program year as well as the cumulative program total.

  November 2016
 

Experience Electric Campaign Report

The Experience Electric campaign’s final report includes the initial results, the campaign extension event summaries, and the campaign findings.

  September 2016
 

Accelerating Market Transformation with Energy Program Data Visualizations

This paper analyzes how the use of interactive web-based dashboards can inform program evaluation and market transformation efforts for sustainable energy technologies.

  August 2016
 

Study Area Summary Report

This report summarizes the evaluation, selection, characterization, and modeling of two regional energy efficiency markets in California

  August 2016
 

Literature Review: Housing, Energy Use, Decision‐Making and Messaging among Key Ethnic Groups

Report to explore the sociocultural factors influencing the adoption of home energy efficiency retrofits in California

  August 2016
 

Focus Group Findings: Exploring Home Improvement Projects and Energy Efficiency among Latinos and Non‐ Latinos in Fresno and San Diego

Report explores the sociocultural factors influencing the adoption of home energy efficiency retrofits in California.

  August 2016
 

Water Supply System Losses in San Diego County

Given the current extreme drought conditions in California, water efficiency is a high priority. While there is extensive funding and development for technologies and appliances that perform effectively while using less water, one source of significant savings is continually overlooked: leaking distribution infrastructure.

  August 2016
 

2016 Quality of Life Dashboard Report

The 2016 Quality of Life Dashboard shows four indicators in the San Diego region that have improved significantly, including employment, entrepreneurship, renewable energy and water use, while two indicators showed regression, specifically landfill waste disposal and beach water quality.

  June 2016
 

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