Upcoming Events

March 1, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Interactions between Wind Turbines and Wildlife

In this webinar, Taber Allison of the American Wind Wildlife Institute will describe the current state of knowledge of wind turbine interactions with wildlife and will explain the key issues that were discussed at the December 2016 national Wind Wildlife Research Meeting.

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 will discuss how to successfully construct an energy storage project that is safe, reliable and cost effective.

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 will describe their states’ new laws and explain how the states are preparing for implementation.

March 13, 2017 1:00pm — 2:30pm 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 will discuss 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 16, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Solar+Storage for Low- and Moderate-Income Communities

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

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 will discuss their experiences in the solar+storage market, new product offerings, and where they see opportunities for solar+storage today and in the future.

March 23, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Low-Income Solar: 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 30, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Low-Income Solar: 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.

Recent Events

February 16, 2017 3:00pm — 4:00pm ET

American Samoa’s Solar+Storage Microgrid

A solar+storage microgrid in American Samoa provides clean, resilient and affordable power to the island's residents. In this webinar, guest speakers from EPA, Solar City, and the American Samoa Power Authority discussed the microgrid project.

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.

February 2, 2017 1:00pm — 2:30pm ET

Federal Marine Spatial Planning: West Coast Update

In this webinar, panelists discussed the West Coast Regional Planning Body's efforts to prepare a marine spatial plan to guide offshore renewable energy development in the region.

January 27, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

State of the U.S. Energy Storage Industry: 2016 Year in Review

In this webinar, guest speakers from GTM Research shared insights related to recent developments in the U.S. energy storage market, including deployment trends, policy updates, and market outlook.

January 25, 2017 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

Implementing Expanded RPSs in Oregon and Rhode Island

In 2016, both Oregon and Rhode Island strengthened and extended their RPSs. In this webinar, Rebecca Smith (Senior Policy Analyst at the Oregon Department of Energy) and Linda George (Senior Legal Counsel at the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission) described their states’ new RPS laws and explained how the states are preparing for implementation.