Webinars & Events

Upcoming Events

March 30, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Low-Income Solar, Part 2: Using the Tools of Low-Income Energy Efficiency Financing

In this webinar presented by CESA's Sustainable Solar Education Project, Greg Leventis from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will review low-income energy efficiency financing products and discuss how different financing products can address different barriers to low-income energy improvements.

June 14, 2017 9:00am — 5:00pm ET

Workshop for State Officials: Bringing the Benefits of Solar to Low- and Moderate-Income Residents

CESA is hosting a full-day workshop for state officials on low- and moderate-income (LMI) solar. The workshop will examine the challenges states face in promoting LMI solar and will highlight ideas for overcoming those challenges. State employees from any state are welcome to apply to attend the workshop.

Recent Events

March 23, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Low-Income Solar, Part 1: Lessons Learned from Low-Income Energy Efficiency Programs

Ian Hoffman from LBNL discussed the lessons learned from low-income energy efficiency programs, and how they can be applied to low-income solar programs. Topics covered include how programs can be tailored to different segments of the low-income population, such as multifamily vs. single-family housing, as well as what obstacles have been encountered and what new solutions are proposed.

March 16, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Solar+Storage for Low- and Moderate-Income Communities

The webinar explained how solar+storage can benefit low- and moderate-income communities and described a variety of policy tools for doing so, including grants, rebates, utility procurement standards, financing support, opening markets, and soft cost reductions.

February 9, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Solar Equipment, Installation, and Licensing & Certification: A Guide for States and Municipalities

CESA's new report is designed to inform state and municipal officials who are developing or revising solar standards and requirements. In this webinar, report authors provided an overview of the guide and addressed questions from the audience.

January 12, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Designing Publicly Supported Solar Loan Programs

This webinar overviews CESA's new best practices guidebook on designing publicly supported residential solar loan programs. NREL's Travis Lowder and CT Green Bank's Ben Healey presented.

January 10, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

DOE’s Solar in Your Community Challenge

This webinar provided an overview of the Solar in Your Community Challenge, a DOE-sponsored contest to support innovative and replicable community-based solar business models and programs that will bring solar to underserved communities.