Through the Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP), EPA hopes to incentivize early investments in renewable energy and demand-side energy efficiency. EPA is planning to hold a series of stakeholder calls [link eliminated] to discuss the CEIP:
- Tuesday, November 10, 3-5 P.M. ET, for Potential CEIP Project Providers. EPA is specifically looking for ideas from potential project providers, such as energy efficiency providers in low-income communities, wind and solar power providers, and electric utilities. Dial in: (877) 290-8017, Conference ID#: 72558829.
- Monday, November 23, 7-9 P.M. ET, for Potential CEIP Project Partners. EPA is specifically looking to hear from groups that have a general interest in CEIP projects, such as environmental justice groups and local governments. Dial in: (877) 290-8017, Conference ID#: 72559715.
- Monday, November 30, 2-4 P.M. ET, for Potential CEIP Credit Issuers. EPA is specifically seeking input from states and tribes with affected power plants. Dial in: (877) 290-8017, Conference ID#: 72560287.
- Tuesday, December 1, 3-5 P.M. ET This is a general session for stakeholders who were unable to attend one of the first three sessions. Dial in: (877) 290-8017, Conference ID#: 72558409.
Additionally, EPA has opened a non-regulatory docket to collect information about the CEIP, Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2015-0734, accessible through regulations.gov. EPA is accepting comments through December 15, 2015. EPA has a list of questions for the stakeholder calls that can also be used to guide comments submitted to the CEIP docket.