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March 13, 2017 - by Todd Olinsky-Paul, Clean Energy States Alliance

Solar+Storage for Low- and Moderate-Income Communities: A Guide for States and Municipalities

This guide seeks to provide state and municipal officials with information to develop effective solar and battery storage (solar+storage) policies and programs that benefit low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities. It explores a range of policy approaches that have been successfully employed and provides program examples from states that have made LMI access to these technologies a priority. Read more »

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

Reports pdf (1.5 MB)

October 18, 2016 - by CEG/CESA

Project Overview: McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project

This fact sheet provides an overview of the McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project in Waltham, Vermont. It is the first in the nation to provide net-zero affordable housing with resilient solar+storage technology for rural tenants. Read more »

Project: Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

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October 4, 2016 - by CESA

Project Overview: Sterling Municipal Energy Storage Project

This two-page handout provides a brief overview of a battery storage installation that will provide vital resiliency and economic benefits to the town of Sterling, Massachusetts. Read more »

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

Reports pdf (1.6 MB)

July 29, 2016 - by Ed Holt, Ed Holt & Associates, and Todd Olinsky-Paul, CESA

Does Energy Storage Fit in an RPS?

This is an updated version of a report originally published in 2014. This paper explores the question of how states, which have taken the lead in promoting clean energy through Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), could facilitate increased deployment of energy storage. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

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

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

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October 30, 2014 - by Rob Sanders, Senior Finance Director, Clean Energy Group

Financing for Clean, Resilient Power Solutions

The paper describes financing tools that can be used to implement projects and that will attract private capital on highly favorable terms, thereby reducing the cost of solar and resilient power installations. Read more »

Project: Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

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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