Resilient Power Project Webinars

2018

February 22, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Solar+Storage for Public and Affordable Housing

This webinar provides an overview of the technology, value proposition, and financing options for projects that pair solar with battery storage for public and affordable housing.

March 14, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Valuing Resilience: Exploring the Role of Solar+Storage in Grid Outages

The webinar included a review of the findings detailed in a recent paper released by NREL and Clean Energy Group, "Valuing the Resilience Provided by Solar and Storage Systems," which illustrates the impact of valuing resilience on solar+storage system sizing.

March 29, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

New Financing Options for Solar+Storage in Low-Income Communities

In this webinar, Clean Energy Group's Rob Sanders was joined by guest speakers from National Housing Trust and Urban Ingenuity to discuss ownership and finance models ranging from immediate direct ownership to third party ownership flips to C-PACE financing strategies.

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 19, 2018 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

Replacing Peaker Plants with Battery Storage

This webinar presented the case for battery storage, both standalone and paired with renewables, as an increasingly viable alternative to traditional fossil-fuel peaker plants. Guest speakers from Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy and the Central Coast Alliance for a Sustainable Economy presented.

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.

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.