Upcoming Events

November 28, 2017 1:00pm — 2:30pm ET

Overview of CESA, Its Staff, Projects, and Member Benefits (Members-Only)

This members-only webinar will provide staff at CESA member organizations with an overview of CESA's efforts, projects, and client services.

November 30, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Approaches for Involving Low-Income Communities with Solar

In this webinar, representatives from PosiGen Solar and GRID Alternatives, organizations with extensive experience bringing solar to low-income customers, will discuss how they engage with low-income customers and communities in order to spread the benefits of solar.

December 5, 2017 3:00pm — 4:00pm ET

Connecticut’s Low- and Moderate-Income Solar Customer Segmentation Analysis

The Connecticut Green Bank engaged the marketing firm C+C to perform a customer analysis to identify the segments of Connecticut’s LMI population most likely to adopt solar. In this webinar, speakers from the Connecticut Green Bank and C+C will share the results of their analysis and insights for a national audience.

December 7, 2017 12:00pm — 1:00pm ET

U.S. Job Creation in Offshore Wind

A new report quantifies the job impacts of offshore wind development off the U.S. Northeast from Maine to Maryland. In this webinar, report author Alun Roberts from BVG Associates will discuss the study's methodology and detailed findings.

December 14, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Follow-Up Discussion on Customer Acquisition for LMI Solar Programs

This interactive webinar discussion is a follow-up to two earlier webinars: "Approaches for Involving Low-Income Communities with Solar” (11/30) and “Connecticut’s Low- and Moderate-Income Solar Customer Segmentation Analysis” (12/5).

December 19, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Federal Court Cases that Could Affect RPSs

This webinar will examine the implications of recent and pending federal legal cases, including the nuclear zero emission credit cases in Illinois and New York, and the Allco cases in Connecticut.

Recent Events

November 20, 2017 12:00pm — 1:30pm ET

Opportunities and Barriers Shaping the Offshore Wind Market in the Northeastern U.S.

In this webinar, representatives from a multi-state collaborative will discuss their new report on opportunities and barriers shaping the Northeast offshore wind market, and the model they used to develop two regional deployment trajectories for offshore wind generation by 2030.

November 17, 2017 12:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Principles and Policies for Low and Moderate Income Solar, Part 2

This was the second in a two-part webinar course on low and moderate income solar policy and principles. Speakers from CESA and Vote Solar presented.

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.

November 7 - 8, 2017

2017 National Summit on RPS

The 2017 National Summit on RPS was held on Tuesday, November 7 and Wednesday, November 8 in Arlington, Virginia at the Westin Crystal City Hotel. The Summit was hosted by CESA, with generous financial support from the Energy Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy.

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.