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TitleCountryYearPolicy StatusPolicy TypePolicy Target
State-level Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS)United StatesMulitple yearsIn Force Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards, Regulatory Instruments, Other mandatory requirements, Regulatory Instruments, Obligation schemes  Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Tax-Based ProvisionsUnited States2009Ended Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Funds to sub-national governments, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Wind, Bioenergy, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport, Bioenergy, Biomass for heat, Bioenergy, Biomass for power, Geothermal, Hydropower, Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources, Heating, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Ocean, Solar, Solar photovoltaic, Solar Thermal
Final Rule on Renewable Energy and Alternate Uses of Existing Facilities on the Outer Continental ShelfUnited States2009Superseded Regulatory Instruments, Other mandatory requirements, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development Wind, Offshore, Ocean, Ocean, Tidal, Ocean, Wave
Executive Order 13514: Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic PerformanceUnited States2009In Force Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Procurement rules, Policy Support, Insitutional creation Multiple RE Sources
Cellulosic Biofuel Producer Tax CreditUnited States2009Ended Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Taxes Bioenergy
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Appropriations for Clean EnergyUnited States2009Ended Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Procurement rules, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Infrastructure investments, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development Wind, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport, Bioenergy, Biomass for power, Geothermal, Multiple RE Sources, Heating, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Ocean, Solar
Partnership for Sustainable Communities United States2009In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources
Climate Showcase Communities Grant Program United States2009In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Funds to sub-national governments Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources, Power
Onshore Renewable Energy Development Programs United States2009In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Policy Support, Strategic planning, Information and Education, Information provision Multiple RE Sources, Power, Wind, Solar, Solar Thermal, Bioenergy, Geothermal
Offshore Renewable Energy Program United States2009In Force Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards Wind, Offshore
Renewable Fuel Rules - Greenhouse Gas Reduction ThresholdsUnited States2008; updated 2010Superseded Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards, Regulatory Instruments Bioenergy, Co-firing with fossil fuels, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Wind & Water Power ProgramUnited States2008 (activity in place since 1977)In Force Voluntary Approaches, Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Information and Education, Information provision, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Demonstration project, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development, Regulatory Instruments Wind, Hydropower
Offshore wind and ocean energy testingUnited States2008Superseded Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development Wind, Offshore, Ocean, Ocean, Tidal, Ocean, Wave
Technology Commercialization FundUnited States2008In Force Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources, CHP, Multiple RE Sources, Heating
Energy Provisions - National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2009United States2008Ended Regulatory Instruments, Monitoring, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Procurement rules, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion, Regulatory Instruments, Other mandatory requirements Wind, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport, Solar, Solar photovoltaic
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)United States2008In Force Economic Instruments, Market-based instruments, GHG emissions trading Multiple RE Sources
Energy Improvement and Extension Act 2008 - Tax IncentivesUnited States2008In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Wind, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport, Bioenergy, Biomass for heat, Bioenergy, Biomass for power, Geothermal, Heat, Geothermal, Power, Ocean, Tidal, Ocean, Wave, Solar
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008United States2008Superseded Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies Wind, Bioenergy, Geothermal, Hydropower, Solar
Center for Geothermal Technology TransferUnited States2008Ended Information and Education, Information provision, Information and Education Geothermal
Grants for Production of Advanced BiofuelsUnited States2008In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Funds to sub-national governments, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Taxes, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Renewable Fuel Infrastructure GrantsUnited States2008In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007United States2008In Force Regulatory Instruments Multiple RE Sources, Power, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport, Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources, CHP, Multiple RE Sources, Heating
Federal Fleet Fueling CentersUnited States2008Ended Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Infrastructure investments, Regulatory Instruments, Other mandatory requirements Multiple RE Sources
Western Renewable Energy Zones (WREZ) ProjectUnited States2008In Force Policy Support, Strategic planning Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources, CHP
Twenty in TenUnited States2007Ended Policy Support, Strategic planning, Policy Support Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Bioenergy Research Centers (BRCs)United States2007In Force Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport, Bioenergy
Biomass Program: Integrated Biorefineries SubprogramUnited States2007In Force Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development Bioenergy
California Solar InitiativeUnited States2007In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies Solar Thermal, Solar, Solar photovoltaic
Solar America ShowcasesUnited States2007Ended Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation Solar
Renewable and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard -- IllinoisUnited States2007In Force Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards, Regulatory Instruments, Other mandatory requirements, Regulatory Instruments, Obligation schemes  Wind, Bioenergy, Hydropower, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Solar
Solar America CitiesUnited States2007Ended Voluntary Approaches, Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Information and Education, Information provision, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Funds to sub-national governments, Policy Support, Strategic planning, Regulatory Instruments Solar
Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) United States2007In Force Economic Instruments, Market-based instruments, Policy Support, Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards Bioenergy, Co-firing with fossil fuels, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Geothermal Resource Leasing and Geothermal Resources Unit AgreementsUnited States2007Superseded Regulatory Instruments, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Funds to sub-national governments, Policy Support, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Infrastructure investments Geothermal, Power, Geothermal, Geothermal, Heat
Solar America Board for Codes and StandardsUnited States2007In Force Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards Solar Thermal, Solar, Solar, Solar photovoltaic
Community Renewable Energy Deployment Grants United States2007In Force Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Funds to sub-national governments, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources, Heating
Section 1703/1705 Loan Guarantee Program United States2006\nIn Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Loans Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources, All
Green Purchasing Affirmative Procurement Program (GPAPP)United States2006 (revised 2007, 2008)In Force Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Procurement rules Bioenergy
Residential Renewable Energy Tax CreditUnited States2006 (amended 2008, 2009)In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Wind, Geothermal, Solar, Solar photovoltaic, Solar Thermal
Global Bioenergy PartnershipUnited States2006In Force Voluntary Approaches, Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Demonstration project, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development, Voluntary Approaches, Voluntary Approaches, Public Voluntary Schemes
Solar AmericaUnited States2006Superseded Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Information and Education, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Policy Support, Policy Support, Strategic planning Solar, Solar photovoltaic, Solar
Credit for holders of Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs)United States2006In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Taxes Multiple RE Sources
Maryland Clean Energy Production Tax CreditUnited States2006In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Multiple RE Sources, Power
Renewable Portfolio Standard -- NevadaUnited States2005In Force Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards, Regulatory Instruments, Other mandatory requirements, Regulatory Instruments, Obligation schemes  Wind, Bioenergy, Hydropower, Solar
State Climate and Energy ProgramUnited States2005In Force Policy Support, Strategic planning, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Policy Support, Policy Support, Insitutional creation Multiple RE Sources, All
Interconnection Standards for Small GeneratorsUnited States2005In Force Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards Multiple RE Sources, Power
Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Energy Bill)United States2005In Force Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Policy Support, Policy Support, Strategic planning, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Regulatory Instruments Multiple RE Sources, All, Bioenergy, Co-firing with fossil fuels, Multiple RE Sources
Clean Energy-Environment State Partnership ProgramUnited States2005Superseded Policy Support, Strategic planning, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Policy Support, Policy Support, Insitutional creation Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources, CHP, Multiple RE Sources, Heating
State Utility Commission AssistanceUnited States2005In Force Voluntary Approaches, Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources, CHP
Renewable Portfolio Standard -- ColoradoUnited States2004 (amended 2007, 2010)In Force Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards, Regulatory Instruments, Other mandatory requirements, Regulatory Instruments, Obligation schemes  Multiple RE Sources, Power
Hydrogen ProgramUnited States2004In Force Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Demonstration project, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development Multiple RE Sources
Methane to Markets PartnershipUnited States2004In Force Policy Support, Strategic planning Bioenergy, Biomass for power, Bioenergy, Biomass for heat
Woody Biomass Utilization Grants Program United States2003Ended Information and Education, Information provision, Voluntary Approaches, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources, Heating, Bioenergy, Co-firing with fossil fuels
New York State Energy PlanUnited States2002; 2009In Force Policy Support, Strategic planning Multiple RE Sources, Power
Solar DecathlonUnited States2002 (biennial, last held 2013)\nIn Force Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Demonstration project Solar Thermal, Multiple RE Sources, Heating, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Solar, Solar photovoltaic
Renewable Portfolio Standard -- CaliforniaUnited States2002In Force Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards, Regulatory Instruments, Other mandatory requirements, Regulatory Instruments, Obligation schemes  Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources
Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI)United States2002In Force Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Demonstration project, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development Bioenergy
Rural Energy For America Program (REAP) United States2002In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Loans, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources, Heating
National Biodiesel Education ProgramUnited States2002In Force Policy Support, Strategic planning, Information and Education, Information and Education, Information provision, Policy Support Bioenergy
Bio-based Products and Bioenergy Coordination Council (BBCC)United States2002Ended Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion, Information and Education, Information and Education, Information provision, Policy Support, Policy Support, Strategic planning, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme Bioenergy
Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-171)United States2002Superseded Regulatory Instruments Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport, Bioenergy
The Economic Security and Recovery Act of 2001United States2001Ended Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief
Green Power PartnershipUnited States2001Superseded Voluntary Approaches, Unilateral Commitments (Private sector), Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision, Voluntary Approaches, Public Voluntary Schemes Wind, Bioenergy, Biomass for power, Geothermal, Geothermal, Power, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Solar
San Francisco Solar Energy Incentive ProgramUnited States2001In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies Solar, Solar photovoltaic
Biomass ProgramUnited States2000In Force Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Demonstration project, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development Bioenergy
Biomass Research and Development ActUnited States2000Ended Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Policy Support, Strategic planning, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Regulatory Instruments Bioenergy
Alternative Fuels & Fleet Efficiency ProgramUnited States1999In Force Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Instruments, Other mandatory requirements
Wind Powering AmericaUnited States1999In Force Voluntary Approaches, Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Information and Education, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion Wind, Onshore, Wind
Greening of the National Park ServiceUnited States1999In Force Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Infrastructure investments, Information and Education, Information provision Multiple RE Sources
Tax Relief Extension Act of 1999United States1999Ended Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources
Workforce Investment Act of 1998United States1998Ended Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies Multiple RE Sources
Renewable Portfolio Standard -- MassachusettsUnited States1997 (amended 2002, 2008)In Force Regulatory Instruments, Codes and standards, Regulatory Instruments, Other mandatory requirements, Regulatory Instruments, Obligation schemes  Multiple RE Sources, Power
Building Energy Software Tools DirectoryUnited States1996In Force Information and Education, Information provision, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation
State Energy Program United States1996In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Information and Education, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources, CHP, Multiple RE Sources, Heating
Tribal Energy ProgramUnited States1994In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Information and Education, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision, Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Funds to sub-national governments Wind, Solar, Solar photovoltaic
Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG)United States1994Superseded Information and Education, Information provision Multiple RE Sources, Power
Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP)United States1993 (updated)In Force Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Procurement rules, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision Multiple RE Sources
Clean CitiesUnited States1993In Force Voluntary Approaches, Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Demonstration project, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Federal Business Investment Tax Credit (ITC)United States1992; updated 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Solar Thermal, Geothermal, Solar, Solar photovoltaic
Energy Policy Act 1992 - incentives for renewable energyUnited States1992; updated 2005In Force Policy Support Multiple RE Sources
Energy Efficient MortgagesUnited States1992In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Grants and subsidies Multiple RE Sources
Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI)United States1992Ended Regulatory Instruments, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Multiple RE Sources
State and Alternative Fuel Provider Fleet Program United States1992In Force Economic Instruments, Direct investment, Procurement rules Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Vehicle Technologies ProgramUnited States1992In Force Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology deployment and diffusion, Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision, Policy Support, Strategic planning, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Small Ethanol Producer Tax CreditUnited States1991Ended Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Taxes Bioenergy
Alternative Motor Fuels ActUnited States1988 (extended 2004)Superseded Regulatory Instruments Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS)United States1986; updated 2008In Force Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Wind, Onshore, Geothermal, Solar Thermal, Wind, Wind, Offshore
Tax Reform Act of 1986United States1986Superseded Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Solar, Geothermal
Economic Recovery Act of 1981United States1981Superseded Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Multiple RE Sources
Wind Energy Systems Act of 1980United States1980Superseded Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D) Wind
Biomass Energy and Alcohol Fuels Act of 1980United States1980Superseded Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit (VEETC)United States1979Ended Regulatory Instruments, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Taxes, Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief
Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA)United States1978; updated 2005, 2007In Force Regulatory Instruments, Other mandatory requirements Multiple RE Sources, Power
Energy Tax Act of 1978United States1978Superseded Economic Instruments, Fiscal/financial incentives, Tax relief Wind, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport, Geothermal, Multiple RE Sources, Solar
Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) United States1978In Force Economic Instruments Multiple RE Sources
Solar Photovoltaic Energy Research, Development and Demonstration ActUnited States1978Superseded Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D) Solar, Solar photovoltaic
Solar Energy Research ActUnited States1974Ended
Geothermal Energy Research, Development and Demonstration ActUnited States1974Superseded Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D) Geothermal
Solar Heating and Cooling Demonstration ActUnited States1974Ended Solar Thermal
Clean Energy Supply Programs United StatesIn Force Voluntary Approaches, Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research programme , Technology development, Voluntary Approaches, Public Voluntary Schemes Multiple RE Sources, CHP, Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources, Heating
State and Local Climate and Energy ProgramUnited StatesIn Force Voluntary Approaches, Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Information and Education, Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education, Information provision, Policy Support, Strategic planning, Regulatory Instruments, Monitoring