Cumulative Watershed Impacts of Small-Scale Hydroelectric Projects in Irrigation Delivery Systems: A Case Study

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Cumulative Watershed Impacts of Small-Scale Hydroelectric Projects in Irrigation Delivery Systems: A Case Study Prepared for Energy Trust of Oregon and Bonneville Environmental Foundation by Les Perkins, Farmers Conservation Alliance (FCA) • June 2013 Hydropower is a complex topic, particularly in the Pacific Northwest. Energy Trust of Oregon and BEF are interested in the development of […]

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VISOR: Vision to Integrate Solar in Oregon

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

VISOR: Vision to Integrate Solar in Oregon July 2013 • By the Oregon Solar Energy Industry Association • Funded in part by BEF In 2013, the Oregon Solar Energy Industry Association (OSEIA) analyzed the rapidly declining price of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in an effort to determine the comparative cost-competitiveness of solar to other renewable resource […]

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Bridging the Gap to Full Deployment of Smart DR in the Pacific Northwest

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Bridging the Gap to Full Deployment of Smart DR in the Pacific Northwest: A Gap Analysis of End-Use Energy Storage, Demand Response, and Integration of Renewable Energy at Bonneville Power Administration By Bonneville Environmental Foundation Newly available forms of smart demand response (DR) technologies, referred to as Smart DR, can provide a cost-effective partial solution […]

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The Public Utilities’ Guide to Small-Scale Renewable Energy Projects

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

The Public Utilities’ Guide to Small-Scale Renewable Energy Projects By Bonneville Environmental Foundation While the interconnection of distributed generation to the utility distribution system can enhance system performance, it can also create challenges for the utility. This utility staff directed guidebook is intended to help streamline the process by identifying key steps involved and common […]

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The Developers’ Guide to Working with Consumer-Owned Utilities on Small-Scale Renewable Energy Projects

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

The Developers’ Guide to Working with Consumer-Owned Utilities on Small-Scale Renewable Energy Projects By Bonneville Environmental Foundation The intricacies of interconnection of distributed generation can be a roadblock for developers. A clear picture of the rules that apply and the steps to follow can facilitate a successful process. This guidebook is intended to aid small-scale […]

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A Guide to Community Solar: Utility, Private and Nonprofit Project Development

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

A Guide to Community Solar: Utility, Private, and Nonprofit Project Development By Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development, Keyes and Fox, Stoel Rives and Bonneville Environmental Foundation In communities across the U.S., people are seeking community-scale alternatives to conventional energy sources—whether to increase energy independence, hedge against rising fuel costs, cut carbon emissions, or provide […]

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Solar Electric Guide for Your Stadium or Arena

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Solar Electric Guide for Your Stadium or Arena: A guide to help professional and collegiate sports teams and venues develop successful on-site solar power generation By Bonneville Environmental Foundation, the Green Sports Alliance and the Natural Resources Defense Council More than 135 million adults and their families visit 130 professional sports stadiums each year to cheer […]

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