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Replacing Power Plants with Low-Income Residential Solar+Storage

October 10, 2019

1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Slides from this webinar are available as a pdf here.

Virtual power plants – where lots of small distributed resources are bundled together to act like a big traditional power plant – are moving from demonstration projects to mainstream practice.

In this webinar, hosted by Clean Energy Group, East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) and Sunrun share details of a new project in California that will deploy solar and battery storage systems in low-income single-family and multifamily homes to offset the need for reliance on fossil-fuel powered peaker plants. Under a 10-year contract, Sunrun will deliver 500 kilowatts of capacity and 2,000 kilowatt-hours of energy storage to EBCE customers in Oakland, California, while bringing the benefits of energy savings and reliable backup power to the area’s economically disadvantaged households.


  • JP Ross, Senior Director of Local Development, Electrification and Innovation, East Bay Community Energy
  • Michael Norbeck, Senior Manager, Grid Services, Sunrun Inc
  • Seth Mullendore, Vice President and Project Director, Clean Energy Group (moderator)

This webinar is presented by Clean Energy Group’s Resilient Power Project. Learn more at

Categories: Policy, Technology

Related Project(s): Resilient Power