During five plus years of operations, RGGI has helped Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States achieve significant reductions in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other dangerous pollutants from the electric power sector. At the same time the program has generated significant economic benefits in the region.

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    Value of Distributed Generation- Solar PV in Vermont

    Acadia Center assessed the grid and societal value of six marginal solar PV systems in Vermont to better understand the overall value that PV provides to the grid. By evaluating an array of configurations, this analysis determines that the value of solar to the grid- and to ratepayers connected to the grid- ranges from 19- 23 cents/kWh, with additional societal values of approximately 7 cents/kWh.

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    Comments on MA DPU 15-84

    Acadia Center's comments on the electric distribution companies' petition for approval of Section 83A procurements of long-term contracts for renewable energy.

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    RGGI: A Model Program for the Power Sector -2015 Update

    During six and a half years of operations, RGGI has helped Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States achieve significant reductions in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other dangerous pollutants from the electric power sector. At the same time the program has generated significant economic benefits in the region. As states prepare to meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) forthcoming Clean Power Plan requirements, RGGI offers a proven, cost-effective pathway to achieve emissions reduction targets.

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