Resilient Power Project Webinars

2017

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.

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 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.

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 presented NYC’s Resilient Solar Roadmap, a 5-7 year plan for expanding the deployment of solar+storage in NYC, and discussed 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 provided an introduction to the concept of resilient power, and introduced 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.

May 24, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

ESyst: Optimizing Energy Storage Savings with Geli’s New Online Tool

In this webinar, guest speaker Andrew Krulewitz will present Geli’s newly released online energy storage and solar+storage design tool, ESyst, and walk through an example of how the free tool can be used to optimize electric bill savings for an actual affordable housing property.

June 15, 2017 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

Solar Risk: How Energy Storage Can Preserve Solar Savings in California Affordable Housing

Wayne Waite and Seth Mullendore presented their new report on how energy storage can effectively hedge against proposed changes to California’s solar policies and utility rates that could drastically reduce the value of solar.

August 3, 2017 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

SolarResilient: A New Tool for Resilient Solar+Storage Design

In this webinar, Jessica Tse (San Francisco Department of the Environment) and Russell Carr (Arup) introduced and demonstrated a first-of-its-kind, publicly-available online tool for optimizing the size of solar+storage systems.

September 19, 2017 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

Identifying Potential Markets for Commercial Behind-the-Meter Battery Storage

Report authors Joyce McLaren (NREL) and Seth Mullendore (Clean Energy Group) presented the findings of the first comprehensive public analysis detailing the potential size of the commercial behind-the-meter battery storage market in the United States.

September 27, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Energy Storage for Rural Affordable Housing: The McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project

This webinar provided operational and economic updates on the McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project, a rural solar+storage affordable housing project that has been in operation since October 2016.

November 1, 2017 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

REopt Lite: Sizing Solar+Storage for Savings and Resiliency with NREL’s New Tool

In this webinar, presenters from the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) introduced the beta version of the lab’s new solar+storage web tool, REopt Lite. This free tool is designed to help building owners and planners quickly and easily evaluate the economics of solar PV and battery storage for their sites.

November 16, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Marcus Garvey Apartments: A Solar+Storage Microgrid for Affordable Housing in Brooklyn, NY

The Marcus Garvey affordable housing complex in Brooklyn, NY uses a solar+storage microgrid system to cut electricity costs, improve grid reliability, and provide resilient backup power for tenants during extended outages. This webinar features presentations on the project’s economic drivers, design and implementation issues, and financing.

December 12, 2017 3:00pm — 4:00pm ET

Energy Storage for Puerto Rico: Modular Solutions for Disaster Recovery

Energy storage, combined with solar generation, can provide power to disaster recovery efforts when the grid is down. This webinar featured presentations from organizations implementing solar+storage in Puerto Rico: GS Battery, Civic Solar, the Solar Foundation, and Resilient Power Puerto Rico.