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In the News pdf (325 KB)

December 18, 2015 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Press Release: Energy Storage Demonstration Project in Oregon Supported by State-Federal-NGO Partnership

CESA Works with U.S. DOE, Sandia National Labs, and State of Oregon to Support Distributed, Resilient Power Projects Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership

Reports Link (Report )

October 14, 2015 - by Clean Energy Group

Resilience for Free: How Solar+Storage Could Protect Multifamily Affordable Housing from Power Outages at Little or No Net Cost

The report concludes that with the right market structures and incentives, solar+storage systems can provide a positive economic return on par with energy efficiency or stand-alone solar. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, States Advancing Solar, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities

Reports pdf (4.1 MB)

June 22, 2015 - by Warren Leon, Executive Director, CESA

Clean Energy Champions - The Importance of State Programs and Policies

Clean Energy Champions: The Importance of State Programs and Policies by the Clean Energy States Alliance provides the first-ever comprehensive look at the ways in which states are advancing clean energy and suggests how to further encourage growth. Read more »

Project: Accelerating Offshore Wind - OWAP, State-Federal RPS Collaborative, Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Interstate Turbine Advisory Council (ITAC), States Advancing Solar, Clean Energy Finance, State Leadership in Clean Energy , Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

In the News Link (Click Here)

August 13, 2014 - by Barbara Vergetis Lundin, Fierce Energy

CESA: Combining solar with energy storage the future of clean energy

This article describes the Stafford Hills Project, an innovative solar + storage microgrid project in Vermont. The Stafford Hills Project was supported in part by Clean Energy Group and Clean Energy States Alliance Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

In the News pdf (255 KB)

August 12, 2014 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Press Release: New Solar + Storage Microgrid Project to Provide Resilient Power

Clean Energy Group/Clean Energy States Alliance applauds the announcement of a groundbreaking solar + storage microgrid project in Rutland, Vermont. The Stafford Hills project is being developed by Green Mountain Power, in collaboration with Dynapower and GroSolar. The energy storage component of this project is co-funded by a unique federal-state-NGO partnership involving the State of Vermont; the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Electricity; and the Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership (ESTAP), a project managed by Clean Energy States Alliance and Sandia National Laboratories. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

In the News pdf (145 KB)

August 12, 2014 - by Katherine Ling, E&E News

First microgrid reliant on solar to provide backup power for Vt. town

This article by Katherine Ling at E&E News discusses the Safford Hills solar + storage microgrid project in Rutland, VT, an innovative resilient power project supported in part by Clean Energy Group. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

In the News Link (Click Here)

August 12, 2014 - by Jennifer Runyon, Renewable Energy World

US State Breaks Ground on a "Perfect" Solar + Storage Microgrid that Can Provide Resilient Power

This article describes the Stafford Hills Project, an innovative solar + storage microgrid project in Vermont. The Stafford Hills Project was supported in part by Clean Energy Group and Clean Energy States Alliance. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

Reports pdf (1.5 MB)

July 9, 2014 - by Ed Holt, Ed Holt & Associates, and Todd Olinsky-Paul, CESA

Does Energy Storage Fit in an RPS?

States, which have taken the lead in promoting clean energy through Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), may look to increase the value of renewable energy by adopting policies encouraging energy storage. This paper explores the question of whether energy storage is a good fit for an RPS, and assesses alternative ways to encourage storage. Read more »

Project: State-Federal RPS Collaborative, Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

Third-Party Publications RMI (Link)

May 1, 2014 - by Rocky Mountain Institute

The Economics of Grid Defection

“The Economics of Grid Defection” is an excellent report by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) on the economics of solar storage, and how it could become a grid parity issue in different parts of the country. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership

Reports pdf (1.8 MB)

February 12, 2014 - by Robert G. Sanders, Lewis Milford, CEG

CEG Report - Clean Energy for Resilient Communities

A report prepared for the Abell Foundation by CEG on how solar and energy storage can protect cities from power outages and create resilient communities. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, States Advancing Solar, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities