Energy Storage Webinars

2018

February 13, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

State of the U.S. Energy Storage Industry: 2017 Year in Review

The U.S. energy storage market experienced substantial growth in 2017. In this ESTAP webinar, presented by US DOE-OE and Sandia National Laboratories, and hosted by CESA, 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.

March 7, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

One Year In – Energy Storage Proves its Worth in Sterling, MA

Summarizing one year of operations, this webinar shows how the Sterling Municipal Light Department’s energy storage project saved nearly $400,000 for the town’s ratepayers. The webinar also provides information on a second energy storage project being undertaken by Sterling in conjunction with a community solar installation.

April 4, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

FERC Order 841: Leveling the Playing Field for Energy Storage Resource Market Participation

In this webinar, guest speakers from Customized Energy Solutions will summarize FERC Order 841 and describe its impact on storage markets, just as RTO/ISO compliance efforts are getting underway across the country.

May 9, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Update on the California SGIP Energy Storage Incentive

California’s Self Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) is the country’s premiere energy storage rebate program. This webinar featured a presentation by Andrea Woodall, an SGIP project manager, on the program’s design, progress, results and lessons learned to date.

June 5, 2018 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

Cutting Demand Charges with Battery Storage

Stephen Kelley of ENGIE Storage explained how battery storage can reduce demand charges for commercial customers, and addressed common questions that building owners and energy managers may have.

June 27, 2018 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

Resilient Power in Practice: Lessons Learned from the Field

Guest speakers from American Microgrid Solutions and muGrid Analytics explained how a project can be modeled and developed and shared some of their experiences and a few practical lessons learned from working with resilient power technologies the field.

July 25, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Simplifying Resilient Power Design with REopt Lite: A Look at New Features Added to NREL’s Solar+Storage Tool

With the latest updates to NREL's solar+storage optimization tool, REopt Lite, building owners and energy managers can now easily compare the costs and benefits of solar+storage systems designed to meet resiliency goals. Nick Laws, an engineer in energy systems modeling at NREL, was on-hand to answer questions about REopt Lite and help explain the new features.

August 9, 2018 1:00pm — 2:30pm ET

Building Markets: Energy Storage in Massachusetts and Offshore Wind in Rhode Island

This webinar highlighted two winning programs from CESA’s 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards: Massachusetts’ Advancing Commonwealth Energy Storage (ACES) Program, and Rhode Island’s Block Island Offshore Wind Farm.

September 13, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Solar+Storage in Net Metering Programs

The addition of storage behind customer meters can require new rules and guidelines to accompany net metering regimes that were not designed with solar+storage in mind. This webinar examined lessons learned in California and Massachusetts.

October 11, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Supporting Housing and Mobility with Resilient Power in Boulder

Over the past two years, the City of Boulder, Colorado has been collaborating with stakeholders to strengthen the resilience of community facilities through deployment of solar and battery storage technologies.

November 8, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Energy Storage in the Clean Peak Standard

Clean Peak Standards (CPS) are being implemented or considered by several states as a way to focus renewable generation at peak demand hours. Energy storage is expected to play a major role in these efforts. This webinar featured a presentation by Strategen's Ed Burgess.

December 18, 2018 2:00pm — 3:30pm ET

Oregon’s New Energy Storage Project for Resiliency and Cost Savings

A new energy storage project in Eugene, Oregon will provide backup power for emergency services, as well as cost savings and electricity services to the municipal utility.