Upcoming Events

October 19, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Follow-Up Discussion on Income Verification for LMI Solar Programs

This interactive webinar discussion is a follow-up to CESA's 10/13 webinar, "Income Verification for Low-Income Solar Programs." This webinar is open to state and municipal officials only.

October 24, 2017 1:00pm — 2:30pm ET

Energy Storage Solutions for Disaster Recovery and Resilience: How to get Power Back to the Islands

Energy storage experts will discuss solar+storage solutions that could support short-term resilience and recovery in a natural disaster. Discussion will specifically address current recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, but we will also look at how solar+storage systems have been used in Florida and the Northeast.

October 26, 2017 1:00pm — 2:15pm ET

Colorado’s Low-Income Community Solar Demonstration Project

In this webinar, guest speakers from the Colorado Energy Office, Lotus Engineering and Sustainability, and NREL will describe and evaluate the Low-Income Community Solar Demonstration Project, which provides over 1 MW of electricity and serves over 300 low-income Coloradans.

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) will introduce 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 7 - 8, 2017

2017 National Summit on RPS

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

November 17, 2017 12:00pm — 2:00pm ET

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

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

Recent Events

October 17, 2017 8:00am — 3:00pm MT

Workshop on Solar for Public and Affordable Housing

CESA is offering a special full-day workshop on deploying solar for public and affordable housing. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) 2017 Annual Conference on October 14th-17th in Denver, CO.

October 13, 2017 1:00pm — 2:15pm ET

Income Verification for Low-Income Solar Programs

In this webinar, speakers from the California Department of Community Services and Development, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will discuss their income verification processes for low-income solar programs.

October 12, 2017 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

Factors Influencing Public Support for RPSs

A recent article in Nature Energy examines various factors that influence whether the public supports a state RPS and other renewable energy policies. In this webinar, Leah Stokes, one of the article’s two authors, discussed her findings and their implications.

October 6, 2017 12:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Principles and Policies for Low and Moderate Income Solar, Part 1

This is the first in a two-part webinar course on low and moderate income solar policy and principles. Speakers from CESA and PaulosAnalysis presented.

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.