Strategic use of renewables can help businesses reduce energy costs and their environmental footprint. Through the Renewables Technology Solutions Team, partners receive unbiased advice and share experiences to help each other navigate complex regulations, business models, and utility policies. Specific efforts include aggregating renewables case studies across different sectors, creating guides for consideration of solar on commercial buildings, and producing a template that organizations can use to build a request for proposal for solar system procurement.
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Through the Better Buildings Alliance, over 200 public and private sector organizations across the country are working together to share and replicate positive gains in energy efficiency.
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On-Site Energy Storage Decision Guide Decision GuideThis guide is intended for anyone investigating the addition of energy storage to a single or multiple commercial buildings.
Database of Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
Find policies and incentives by state.
SunShot Resource Center
The Solar Energy Resource Center has over 100 unique documents developed by the U.S. Department of Energy, national laboratories and SunShot awardees.
The articles below go into detail on the rationale and business case to do metering and monitoring of solar PV systems on commercial buildings:
Meet the Technology Expert
Jay Paidipati leads the Better Building Alliance’s Renewables Integration Technology Solutions Team and is focusing on helping overcome market and informational barriers to solar PV adoption. As a Director in Navigant’s Energy Practice, Jay has been working in the solar industry for eleven years. He has worked on a range of projects in solar, including due diligence of projects, corporate strategy, market assessments and technology assessments. He currently leads the Renewables Integration Technology Solutions Team for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Alliance and is focusing on helping overcome market and informational barriers to solar PV adoption.
Contact us to join the Renewables Integration Team or for additional information.