Upcoming Events

November 8, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Energy Storage in the Clean Peak Standard

Clean Peak Standards (CPS) are being implemented or considered by several states as a way to focus renewable generation at peak demand hours. Energy storage is expected to play a major role in these efforts. Navigant's Lon Huber will present.

November 13, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Iowa’s Biomass Conversion Plan and Economic Assessment Tool

Join us for an overview of Iowa's recently released Biomass Conversion Action Plan and Biogas Assessment Model. In addition, we will hear from farmer Bryan Sievers of Sievers Family Farms about their conversion to biogas and how their experience helped in the development of the economic assessment tool.

November 29, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm

Renewable Thermal in RPSs: Examples from New Hampshire, Oregon, and Vermont

Guest speakers from New Hampshire, Oregon, and Vermont will discuss the inclusion of renewable thermal in their state’s RPS program.

December 4, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Americans’ Changing Views of Renewable Energy Policies

Sarah Mills will discuss the findings of a new report on how Americans’ views on solar and wind energy have changed over the past decade.

December 11, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

The Real Estate Industry and Selling Homes with Solar

This webinar will look at the issues homeowners with solar can face when they go to sell their house, the ways in which the real estate industry can prepare to help solar homeowners sell their home, and how state agencies and the solar industry can educate solar homeowners so that they are well prepared to sell their house without difficulty.

Recent Events

October 18, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Evaluation of the Stringency and Design of RPSs

A new study measures the stringency of different state RPSs and shows “how changes in RPS policy design features relate to different market outcomes.” Author Sanya Carley and Nikos Zirogiannis presented.

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.

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.

September 11, 2018 1:00pm — 2:15pm ET

California’s Pioneering Policies for New Homes: Greater Efficiency with Required Solar Energy

In May, California became the first state to require new homes to include solar power. Guest speakers from the California Energy Commission explained the requirement, how it will be implemented, and how other states might adopt similar policies.

September 6, 2018 11:00am — 12:00pm ET

Offshore Wind Transmission: Lessons from Germany and Regulatory Considerations for OSW Transmission in the U.S.

Wilfried Breuer, Managing Director at TenneT, discussed Germany's offshore transmission experience. Mark Kalpin, Partner at Holland & Knight LLP, discussed potential ownership structures & mechanisms for developing OSW transmission in the US, mechanisms for cost recovery, risk management, and the RTO interconnection process.