Upcoming 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 will discuss the lessons learned from low-income energy efficiency programs, and how they can be applied to low-income solar programs. Topics covered will 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 29, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Interactions between Wind Turbines and Wildlife, Part 2

Because there were many more questions than we were able to answer on our March 1st webinar, “Interactions between Wind Turbines and Wildlife,” we will be hosting a follow-up webinar to address additional questions from the audience.

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.

April 4, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

NYC's Policy Target and Roadmap for Resilient Solar+Storage

Guest speakers from Sustainable CUNY, Meister Consultants, and the NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability will present NYC’s Resilient Solar Roadmap, a 5-7 year plan for expanding the deployment of solar+storage in NYC, and will discuss the city’s energy storage target.

April 6, 2017 1:00pm — 2:30pm ET

Tools for Building More Resilient Communities with Solar+Storage

In this webinar, Clean Energy Group's project director Seth Mullendore and senior finance director Rob Sanders will provide an introduction to the concept of resilient power, and will introduce Clean Energy Group’s new Resilient Power Toolkits. These toolkits are a good starting point for anyone interested in developing a resilient solar+storage project in their community.

April 12, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

The Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is in the process of implementing a new solar incentive program designed to maintain robust growth in the number of solar installations while reducing costs for ratepayers. Learn more about this program in a webinar presentation featuring Kaitlin Kelly, RPS Program Coordinator at DOER.

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 22, 2017 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

Solar+Storage Industry Perspectives: JLM Energy

Clean Energy Group’s Resilient Power Project is kicking off a series of presentations featuring experts from around the solar+storage industry. In this webinar, guest speakers from JLM Energy discussed their experiences in the solar+storage market, new product offerings, and where they see opportunities for solar+storage today and in the future.

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.

March 13, 2017 3:00pm — 4:30pm ET

Comparing the Abilities of Energy Storage, PV, and Other Distributed Energy Resources to Provide Grid Services

Learn how to benchmark and compare very different distributed energy resources on their ability to supply each grid service. In this webinar, guest speakers from the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium discussed the drivers behind this research challenge, the technical problems that need solving, and their progress so far in the areas of energy storage and solar PV.

March 10, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Implementing Expanded RPSs in Illinois and Michigan

In late-2016, both Illinois and Michigan strengthened and extended their RPSs. In this webinar, Brian Granahan of the Illinois Power Agency and Katie Trachsel of the Michigan Public Service Commission described their states’ new laws and explained how the states are preparing for implementation.

March 8, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Developing an Energy Storage Project: A Technical Perspective

In this webinar hosted by CESA's Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership (ESTAP), Dan Borneo and Ben Schenkman from Sandia National Laboratories discussed how to successfully construct an energy storage project that is safe, reliable and cost effective.