The President s Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future

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1 U.S. Renewable Energy Policy Landscape December 2012 Dr. Casey Delhotal Director, East Asian Affairs

2 The President s Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future Goals Reduce oil imports by one-third by 2025 Generate 80% of electricity from clean energy sources by 2035 Establish aggressive transportation fuel efficiency standards Put 1 million electric vehicles on the road by 2015 Improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings by 20% by 2020 Reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in the range of 17% below 2005 levels by 2020, and 83% by

3 Federal Financial Incentives Renewable energy investment corporate tax credit 10-30% of expenditures, depending on the renewable source Renewable electricity production corporate tax credit /kwh, depending on the renewable source 3

4 Federal Policies The federal government also provides: Grants and loan programs, including grants to rural and tribal areas and loan guarantees to businesses through the DOE loan guarantee program. Personal tax credits on solar, wind, geothermal heat pumps for homes. FERC has also established federal interconnection standards for small generators up to 20 Megawatts. 4

5 Federal Government Leadership in Clean Energy Deployment Federal Government is the largest energy consumer in the U.S. Executive Order on Federal Leadership in Energy, Environmental, and Economic Performance Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from direct sources by 28% between 2005 and 2020 Buildings and vehicles, for example Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from indirect sources by 13% between 2005 and 2020 Business travel and employee commuting, for example 5

6 Invest in Clean Energy Deployment American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 $90 billion for developing clean energy infrastructure and technology Department of Energy received $35.2 billion for clean energy projects and authority for $127 billion in loan guarantees $35.2 billion translated into $80 billion in clean energy projects Focus areas Energy efficiency improvements Renewable energy generation Advanced vehicle technologies Smart grid integration Advanced energy research and development 6

7 SunShot Goal: reduce installed cost 75% by 2020 Electricity Cost by Technology Reported, Projected, 2020 Levelized Cost of Energy, $ / kwh SunShot 2020 Goal ($0.06 / kwh) 7 Source: Open Energy Info, Transparent Cost Database,

8 State Level Renewable Energy Activity In addition to the federal programs, States have been active in promoting renewable energy. In 2008, Texas became leader in wind power development with more than 10 GW wind capacity installed by California installed 921 MW of wind and 538 MW of solar capacity in 2011 the most of any state. Renewable Energy growth has been driven by a combination of state incentives and Renewable Portfolio Standards. Some wind developments have been driven by economics in select locations. 8

9 State Renewable Energy Policies 29 states have renewable portfolio standards 43 state have net metering standards 43 states have interconnection policies Other policies include: mandated green power programs, access laws, financial incentives such as corporate tax and personal tax credits, rebates, loans and grants, and performance based incentives. 9 Source: DSIRE, Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency, November 2012

10 State of Virginia Mandatory utility green power option Solar manufacturing incentive grant Interconnection standards and net metering Access laws Voluntary RPS of 15% of 2007 baseline by

11 Trends in US Renewable Energy Installations In 2011, Renewable Energy accounted for more than 35% of all new electrical capacity installations in the US compared to 2% in 2004 Since 2000, Renewable Energy installations have tripled and in 2011 representing 146 GW installed capacity with an average annual growth rate of 4.2% per4 year between Wind and solar photovoltaic are the fastest t growing renewable electricity technologies in 2011 wind increasing by 17% over 2010, solar photovoltaic installed capacity grew more than 86% over Wind energy accounted for about 75% of newly installed US Renewable Energy electricity capacity in

12 Deploy Clean Energy Technologies Terawatt-Hou urs (TWh) U.S. Renewable Electricity Generation * Solar Geothermal Wind 12 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration * 2012 projection

13 For more information on specific policies: Dr. (Katherine) Casey Delhotal Director, East Asian Affairs US Department of Energy 13

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