Author Archives: csupodcast
Published January 31st, 2015
In this podcast, we discuss the changes in the state legislative and governors’ office makeup after the 2014 elections and the impacts that may have on energy policy for 2015.
Published January 30th, 2015
Today we take a quick look at our podcast and the schedule for 2015.
Published July 1st, 2013
The Center for the New Energy Economy has created a public database to search and track state energy legislation throughout the country. See www.aeltracker.org.
Published June 1st, 2013
In this episode, we discuss new legislation passed in New Mexico with Howard Geller of the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project. The legislation changes the basis of the energy efficiency cost effectiveness test. The Total Resource Cost Test is the standard throughout most of the country, but evidence shows that it may not be the most accurate representation of cost and other alternative tests may be more appropriate.
Published May 1st, 2013
In this episode we discuss behavioral energy policies and reporting for energy efficiency.
Published April 1st, 2013
In this episode we look at state policies to advance shared solar as an opportunity for those who can’t put solar on their property.
Published March 1st, 2013
In this episode we look at the 2013 State of the Union and the challenge President Obama has laid out to double energy productivity by 2030.
Published February 1st, 2013
Financing policies are innovating around solar energy. Companies like SunRun and Solar City have changed the face of solar PV financing, making investment in solar more affordable than ever. In this episode, we discuss state policies to advance third party solar with Holly Gordon.
Published January 1st, 2013
Natural gas extraction issues are heating up around the country – in this episode, we talk about natural gas policy at the state level with Former Colorado Governor, Bill Ritter.