Are Incentives the Thing?: Preprint

Joseph Chavez

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper


There is a prevailing theory in the solar industry and solar research fields that incentives drive implementation of renewable energy projects. To investigate the validity of this claim, we reviewed available literature and data from an upcoming analysis on time series market penetration of distributed generation and state, local, and utility incentive data.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 2015
EventRenewable Energy World Conference & Expo - Orlando, Florida
Duration: 9 Dec 201411 Dec 2014


ConferenceRenewable Energy World Conference & Expo
CityOrlando, Florida

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/CP-7A40-63059


  • distributed generation
  • incentives
  • market penetration
  • photovoltaic
  • policy
  • solar
  • utility


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