Black & Veatch and Clean Power Research Help Nation’s Largest Municipal Utility Double Rooftop Solar Incentive Program

SAN FRANCISCO, November 27th, 2012 - The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) has more than doubled...

Photovoltaic Incentive Design Handbook

This handbook will help agencies and utilities select, design, and implement incentive programs that best meet...

Behind-the-Meter Intelligence for Distributed PV Grid Integration

As energy generation from distributed PV increases, utilities and ISOs are working to quantify the impact of high...

Expected Performance Based Buydown (EPBB) Incentive Structure: Rationale & Implications

Rationale for using an up-front incentive payment structure Download PDF >>>

Economic Benefits of Performance-Based Incentives

Compares the economic consequences of performance-based and buy-down PV incentives Download PDF >>>

Validation of a Simplified PV Simulation Engine

This paper describes and validates a simple PV simulation model capable of predicting average PV output as a function...


Reduce uncertainty with higher-resolution typical year solar resource data
Reduce uncertainty with higher-resolution typical year solar resource data

Typical year irradiance datasets (TGY, TDY) summarize solar resource at a location. This data is generated to reflect the most probable (P50) monthly total irradiance, based on a long history of solar resource. SolarAnywhere calculates typical year data from a maximum span of time-series observations for each region—more than twenty-five years in many areas. Our […]

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