NOVEMBER 04, 2015
This members-only white paper, a collaboration between the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), explores leading-edge utility smart inverter adoption strategies. Log in to view the full report or read the public executive summary.
November 03, 2015
This free report aims to expand public understanding of the different community solar program design models that exist. This report breaks down community solar program design into 12 key decisions and discusses what options are most prevalent. Case studies of each model type are provided. Subscription rates, development times, and administrative costs of programs are also examined.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
This report serves as one component of a multi-part series of publications that the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) plans to produce throughout 2015. The purpose of this effort is to provide a broad introduction to several facets of the solar industry, including a discussion of different drivers influencing the U.S. solar market.
September 10, 2015
Critical Issues - Industry Voices: Electric Cooperatives, SEPA Utility Solar Top 10, Faces of Solar: Colorado's New PV Pipeline, Beyond Solar: Solar Smart Homes, Technology: Energy Storage, Sepa Insider: Utility Solar Database, A Co-op Trifecta: Using Solar to Build, Shift Demand and Cut Costs.
June 17, 2015
This white paper seeks to advance the discussion of the impact of high solar photovoltaic (PV) penetration on the California system and the potential role of energy storage from an economic (spot market pricing) perspective.
May 12, 2015
This year’s innovative infographic report format takes a fresh approach to presenting the 2014 solar market that combines significant data discovery with cutting edge takeaways.
APRIL 7, 2015
Critical Issues - Utilities, solar leasing and grind integration: Arizona's triple threat Solar Market Update - Merchant solar: Utility-scale without the PPAs Technology - Solar curtailment: inevitable or avoidable? Faces of Solar: City of Palo Alto Utilities: Going solar for a carbon-free future Industry Voices - The future of utilities: Finding 51 ways (at least) to transform the energy sector