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Reports Link (Video)

September 12, 2017 - by Clean Energy Group / Clean Energy States Alliance

Sterling Municipal Light Department Energy Storage System – A Revolution for the Electric Grid (video)

This ten-minute video showcases the economic and resilient power benefits of a solar PV and battery energy storage system in the town of Sterling, Massachusetts. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

Third-Party Publications pdf (1.3 MB)

May 3, 2017 - by Susan Schoenung, Raymond H.Byrne, Todd Olinsky-Paul, Daniel R Borneo

Green Mountain Power (GMP): Significant Revenues from Energy Storage

Green Mountain Power’s Stafford Hill microgrid, a 4MW/3.4 MWh battery energy system integrated with solar generation in western Vermont, exemplifies the multiple uses and significant revenue potential of advanced energy storage combined with solar PV in a microgrid configuration, behind a utility meter. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership

Reports PDF (9.40 MB)

March 13, 2017 - by Todd Olinsky-Paul, Clean Energy States Alliance

Solar+Storage for Low- and Moderate-Income Communities: A Guide for States and Municipalities

This guide seeks to provide state and municipal officials with information to develop effective solar and battery storage (solar+storage) policies and programs that benefit low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities. It explores a range of policy approaches that have been successfully employed and provides program examples from states that have made LMI access to these technologies a priority. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, Sustainable Solar Education Project

Third-Party Publications pdf (192 KB)

February 23, 2017 - by Ray Byrne (Sandia), Sean Hamilton (SMLD), Dan Borneo (Sandia), Todd Olinsky-Paul (CESA), and Imre Gyuk (DOE)

The Value Proposition for Energy Storage at the Sterling Municipal Light Department

This report presents the economic case for the Sterling Municipal Light Department’s energy storage system. It was published by Sandia National Laboratories, with support from the Clean Energy States Alliance. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership

Reports PDF (link)

October 4, 2016 - by CESA

Project Overview: Sterling Municipal Energy Storage Project

This two-page handout provides a brief overview of a battery storage installation that will provide vital resiliency and economic benefits to the town of Sterling, Massachusetts. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

Reports Link (PDF)

August 2, 2016 - by Clean Energy Group/Clean Energy States Alliance

Energy Storage Procurement Guidance Documents for Municipalities

These guidance documents are intended to support Massachusetts Department of Energy’s Community Clean Energy Resilience Initiative awardees in energy storage procurement. Additionally, these materials offer useful information for other municipalities to consider as they develop solicitations for resilient, energy storage projects. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership

Reports pdf (1.6 MB)

July 29, 2016 - by Ed Holt, Ed Holt & Associates, and Todd Olinsky-Paul, CESA

Does Energy Storage Fit in an RPS?

This is an updated version of a report originally published in 2014. This paper explores the question of how states, which have taken the lead in promoting clean energy through Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), could facilitate increased deployment of energy storage. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative

Reports Link (Report )

October 14, 2015 - by Clean Energy Group

Resilience for Free: How Solar+Storage Could Protect Multifamily Affordable Housing from Power Outages at Little or No Net Cost

The report concludes that with the right market structures and incentives, solar+storage systems can provide a positive economic return on par with energy efficiency or stand-alone solar. Read more »

Project: Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities, Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

Reports pdf (4.1 MB)

June 22, 2015 - by Warren Leon, Executive Director, CESA

Clean Energy Champions - The Importance of State Programs and Policies

Clean Energy Champions: The Importance of State Programs and Policies by the Clean Energy States Alliance provides the first-ever comprehensive look at the ways in which states are advancing clean energy and suggests how to further encourage growth. Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Interstate Turbine Advisory Council (ITAC), New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, Offshore Wind - OWAP, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative, State Leadership in Clean Energy , States Advancing Solar

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August 13, 2014 - by Barbara Vergetis Lundin, Fierce Energy

CESA: Combining solar with energy storage the future of clean energy

This article describes the Stafford Hills Project, an innovative solar + storage microgrid project in Vermont. The Stafford Hills Project was supported in part by Clean Energy Group and Clean Energy States Alliance Read more »

Project: Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States