Upcoming Events

January 24, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Renewable Thermal Technologies in the Massachusetts APS

Since 2014, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has been working on designing rules and regulations for including renewable thermal technologies in the Alternative Portfolio Standard (APS). This webinar will feature a presentation on the draft regulations by Samantha Meserve, Renewable Thermal Program Coordinator at DOER.

January 25, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Follow-Up Discussion: Using Federal Low-Income Energy Assistance Programs for Solar

This interactive webinar discussion is a follow-up to two earlier webinars: "Using Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Funds for Low-Income Solar” (1/11), and “Using Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Funds for Low-Income Solar” (1/16).

February 6, 2018 2:30pm — 3:30pm 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 will share insights related to recent developments in the U.S. energy storage market, including deployment trends, policy updates, and market outlook.

February 15, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Financing Solar Projects for Public and Affordable Housing

This webinar will discuss ownership and finance pathways for solar projects for public and affordable housing.

February 22, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Solar+Storage for Public and Affordable Housing

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

May 17, 2018 8:30am — 4:30pm CST

Solar Consumer Protection Workshop

This workshop will help state officials identify and implement solar consumer protection strategies.

Recent Events

January 18, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Energy Storage Basics for State Policymakers: Technology, Policy, Economics, and the State of the Industry

This webinar will provide a plain-language starting point to understand energy storage and how it can be addressed in state policy and programs. Attendance at this webinar presentation is restricted to state energy agency staff and officials.

January 16, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Using Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Funds for Low-Income Solar

LIHEAP serves as an emergency bill assistance service, but state LIHEAP administrators have flexibility to use some program funds to reduce long-term dependence on energy assistance. Some argue that these LIHEAP funds should be used for low-income solar.

January 11, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Using Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Funds for Low-Income Solar

Traditionally, the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) focused on increasing energy efficiency for low-income households. As solar costs have declined, interest in using WAP funds for low-income solar deployment has increased.

December 19, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Federal Court Cases that Could Affect RPSs

This webinar examined 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.

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).