May 16, 2018
SLICE winners3a2 The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), a national nonprofit coalition of public agencies working together to advance clean energy, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards. Since 2009, the biennial Leadership Awards have recognized outstanding state programs and projects that have accelerated the adoption of clean energy technologies and strengthened clean energy markets. The six winning programs and projects were chosen by an independent panel of five distinguished judges.
May 7, 2018
solar guides CESA worked with the *District of Columbia Office of the People’s Counsel* (OPC) and the *Maryland Energy Administration* (MEA) to publish two new state-specific guides for residents considering going solar.
May 1, 2018
The *California Energy Commission* (CEC) participated in a conference about offshore wind as a potential energy resource for the state. The CEC also signed a memorandum of understanding with Denmark on offshore wind.
April 25, 2018
The California Energy Commission has concluded the public comment period for its report on energy equity indicators. The report offers information on clean energy access, renewable energy investment, and energy jobs in low-income communities.
April 18, 2018
Jump Start Cover Clean Energy Group has written a new report for activists and foundations who want to understand how battery storage can become an essential new part of their clean energy and climate advocacy. It tries to answer two basic questions: (1) What do we need to know to understand these opportunities? and (2) What actions should we support to realize them? The report explores the top 10 emerging trends for battery storage across all elements of the energy system, and it recommends over 50 actions that should be taken to accelerate battery storage in these topic areas. CESA Project Director Todd Olinsky-Paul was a co-author.
April 17, 2018
AK video A video by the Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) showcases a wind-powered community microgrid located on Alaska's Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The six-minute video, "Kongiganak - An Energy Success Story," includes footage of the rural community and the wind turbines, and interviews with project partners and residents. Read more about the Kongiganak project here and here.
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