Our All-Access Subscription includes an annual subscription to all three 50 States reports (The 50 States of Solar, The 50 States of Grid Modernization, and The 50 States of Electric Vehicles), bi-weekly legislative and regulatory tracking, policy data sheets, and quarterly webinars for all three technology areas: (1) distributed solar, (2) grid modernization and energy storage, or (3) electric vehicles. The All-Access Subscription also includes Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) state implementation data and avoided cost data for U.S. investor-owned utilities. More information on the subscription components is below.
50 STATES REPORT SUBSCRIPTIONs
The 50 States quarterly reports detail legislative and regulatory activity related to our three technology areas - Distributed Solar, Grid Modernization & Energy Storage, and Electric Vehicles - on a quarterly basis. The reports include a summary of each action occurring during the quarter, links to original bills and dockets, original analysis of policy trends, and an outlook for the following quarter. The reports are also accompanied by an Excel file of all actions tracked during the quarter and a Powerpoint file of summary maps. View recent executive summaries and older issues here.
50 STATES OF SOLAR
The 50 States of Solar is a quarterly report covering legislative and regulatory changes under consideration related to Net Metering and Other Distributed Solar Compensation Structures, Distributed Solar Valuation Efforts, State Community Solar Policies, Residential Fixed Charge Increases (Investor-Owned Utilities), Residential Demand Charges and Solar Customer Charges (Investor-Owned Utilities), Third-Party Ownership Legality, and Utility-Led Rooftop Solar Programs.
50 STATES OF GRID MODERNIZATION
The 50 States of Grid Modernization is a quarterly report covering legislative and regulatory changes under consideration related to advanced ,metering infrastructure, smart grid technologies, energy storage, microgrids, and regulatory reforms. These actions relate to Studies and Investigations, Planning and Market Access, Utility Business Model and Rate Reforms, State Policies, Financial Incentives, and State and Utility Deployment.
50 STATES OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES
The 50 States of Electric Vehicles is a quarterly report covering legislative and regulatory changes under consideration related to electric vehicles (including all-electric, plug-in hybrid electric, and zero-emission vehicles) and electric vehicle charging infrastructure. These actions relate to Studies and Investigations, State Regulation, Utility Rate Design, Market Development Policies and Programs, Financial Incentives, and State and Utility Deployment.
LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY TRACKING
Biweekly legislative and regulatory tracking builds upon the analysis included in the 50 States quarterly reports by providing updates on a biweekly, rather than quarterly, basis. Updates are delivered to your library in excel spreadsheet format and include a summary of each active bill and regulatory proceeding, as well as links to original bills and dockets.
POLICY DATA SHEETS
Policy data sheets include information on existing policies and incentives related to our three research areas in excel spreadsheet format. Data included varies by technology area as follows:
State net metering policies
State community solar policies
State solar tax credits
State and utility solar rebate programs
Completed value of solar studies
GRID MODERNIZATION AND ENERGY STORAGE:
State energy storage procurement targets
State and utility energy storage incentive programs
State integrated resource planning rules
Recently approved utility grid modernization investments
Completed state grid modernization and energy storage studies
State and utility electric vehicle incentive programs
Investor-owned utility electric vehicle rate tariffs
State electric vehicle fees
Completed state electric vehicle studies
The DSIRE Insight team hosts quarterly webinars for each technology area to discuss recent policy developments and trends. These webinars offer an opportunity for subscribers to ask the team questions directly. Webinars are recorded and may be accessed after the recording date.
STATE PURPA Data
State PURPA Data includes a summary of how each state implements the federal Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA), links to relevant statutes and regulations, and a description of active state legislative or regulatory efforts to revise PURPA implementation. This data is provided in excel spreadsheet format and updated biannually.
AVOIDED COST DATA
Avoided Cost Data includes current avoided cost rates for each U.S. investor-owned utility and links to current rate tariffs. This data is provided in excel spreadsheet format and updated biannually.
The All-Access Subscription will be available for purchase soon. Contact us if you would like to be notified when the subscription becomes available. All-Tech Subscribers may upgrade to the All-Access Subscription for a prorated amount when it becomes available.