New regulations on greenhouse gases, aging Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPSs), and falling renewable energy production prices are driving states to take a fresh look at renewable energy options. The Department of Energy is soliciting feedback from state-level entities, utilities, the solar and wind industry, energy companies, academia, research laboratories and other stakeholders on issues related to the development of new renewable energy targets and deployment strategies as the state level.
DoE specifically interested in information on the types of analysis, planning tools, processes, and other technical assistance that states and utilities need to plan for the expansion of renewable energy deployment.
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Responses to this RFI are due January 13.
More information can be found at the DoE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s website.