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Renewable Energy Project Development Portal Overview

Policies & Regulations

There is a patchwork of federal, state, and local policies and regulations pertaining to renewable energy systems that impact your project development. It is important to understand the policy landscape early in your development process.

Project Economics & Evaluation

Prior to moving forward with a project, it is crucial to evaluate the project’s feasibility and economics.

Requests for Proposals & Contracts

A working understanding of contract development best practices and access to standardized solar contract templates and request for proposals (RFPs) will help reduce the time and cost associated with this process.

  • Renewable Energy Contract Development Best Practices - Explore resources to help your organization effectively navigate the solar contract development process with the goal of RFP and contract transparency, completeness, and accountability of all involved parties.

Project Financing

There are a variety of financing options and strategies that organizations can pursue to facilitate their renewable energy project’s deployment. It is necessary to understand and evaluate the different financing structures that are available to determine the most appropriate strategy.

Project Development Process

Most renewable energy projects follow similar trajectories from a project's conception to its completion. Therefore, it is beneficial to learn how other projects have successfully come to fruition.

  • Internal Stakeholder Engagement - Consider the critical and challenging steps of garnering internal stakeholder buy-in within the renewable energy development process.

Making Environmental Claims

The types of renewable energy use and carbon footprint reduction claims you can legitimately make are dependent upon ownership of the RECs associated with your renewable energy project’s electricity output.

  • Solar Power Use Claims Guidance - View the Green Power Partnership’s guidance on what claims you can and cannot make depending on your solar array’s contractual arrangements.

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