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Reports PDF (5 MB)

June 27, 2018 - by Samantha Donalds, Sarah Galbraith and Todd Olinsky-Paul for CESA

Case Study – McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project

A defunct mobile home park in rural Vermont was transformed into the first resilient, zero-energy, affordable modular housing development in the country with solar and battery storage systems. This case study includes technical and financial details, as well as lessons learned over the course of the project. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Low- and Moderate-Income Clean Energy, Resilient Power

Reports PDF (4.91 MB)

March 29, 2018 - by Sarah Galbraith and Todd Olinsky-Paul for Clean Energy Group

Case Study: Sterling Municipal Light Department

A small municipal utility installed a battery storage system to compliment an existing solar electric system for cost savings and resilient power. This case study includes technical and financial details, as well as lessons learned over the course of the project. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power

Reports PDF (link)

February 26, 2018 - by CESA

Project Overview: Sterling Municipal Energy Storage Project

This two-page handout provides a brief overview of a battery storage installation that is providing vital resiliency and economic benefits to the town of Sterling, Massachusetts. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power

Reports PDF (Link)

February 15, 2018 - by Lew Milford and Rob Sanders, Clean Energy Group

Owning the Benefits of Solar+Storage: New Ownership and Investment Models for Affordable Housing and Community Facilities

This paper explores additional ownership and financing options for solar+storage projects and low-income communities beyond direct ownership and conventional leasing models. Read more »

Project: Low- and Moderate-Income Clean Energy, Resilient Power

Third-Party Publications Link (NREL website)

September 14, 2017 - by Seth Mullendore (Clean Energy Group) for NREL

Customers in Most States Could Cut Energy Costs by Adding Battery Storage to Solar

New research shows that more than 25 percent of all commercial customers across the continental United States may be able to further reduce their electricity bills by adding battery storage in conjunction with solar installations. Read more »

Project: Resilient Power

Reports Link (Video)

September 12, 2017 - by Clean Energy Group / Clean Energy States Alliance

Sterling Municipal Light Department Energy Storage System – A Revolution for the Electric Grid (video)

This ten-minute video showcases the economic and resilient power benefits of a solar PV and battery energy storage system in the town of Sterling, Massachusetts. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power

Reports PDF (Link)

May 17, 2017 - by Seth Mullendore and Wayne Waite, Clean Energy Group

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

A new analysis finds that energy storage can effectively hedge against proposed changes to California’s solar policies and utility rates that could drastically reduce the value of solar. Read more »

Project: Low- and Moderate-Income Clean Energy, Resilient Power

Reports PDF (9.40 MB)

March 13, 2017 - by Todd Olinsky-Paul, Clean Energy States Alliance

Solar+Storage for Low- and Moderate-Income Communities: A Guide for States and Municipalities

This guide seeks to provide state and municipal officials with information to develop effective solar and battery storage (solar+storage) policies and programs that benefit low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities. It explores a range of policy approaches that have been successfully employed and provides program examples from states that have made LMI access to these technologies a priority. Read more »

Project: Low- and Moderate-Income Clean Energy, Resilient Power, Sustainable Solar Education Project

Reports PDF (Link)

February 1, 2017 - by Lew Milford and Rob Sanders, Clean Energy Group

A Resilient Power Capital Scan: How Foundations Could Use Grants and Investments to Advance Solar and Storage in Low-Income Communities

This report identifies market barriers to deploying solar+storage technologies in low-income markets, and proposes more than 50 grant and investment opportunities that socially minded investors can use to target those barriers. Read more »

Project: Low- and Moderate-Income Clean Energy, Resilient Power

Reports pdf (1.5 MB)

October 18, 2016 - by CEG/CESA

Project Overview: McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project

This fact sheet provides an overview of the McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project in Waltham, Vermont. It is the first in the nation to provide net-zero affordable housing with resilient solar+storage technology for rural tenants. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power