Upcoming Events

June 28, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm Eastern Daylight

RPS Webinar: When Renewable Portfolio Standards Max Out

Many state renewable portfolio standard (RPS) policies will reach their peak requirement over the next few years. This webinar will explore what could happen to state RPSs when they max out, and what options the states have when, and if, they begin to plan for the end of RPS in their states. This webinar will draw on a report of the same name, released by the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), and linked below. Report author Ed Holt will present the report’s key findings.Warren Leon, executive director of CESA, will be the host of the webinar.

Recent Events

June 22, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Consumer Protections for Community Solar

This webinar will discuss consumer protection issues that may arise in community solar projects for residential consumers, and the role states play in ensuring appropriate consumer protections.

June 15, 2017 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

Solar Risk: How Energy Storage Can Preserve Solar Savings in California Affordable Housing

Wayne Waite and Seth Mullendore presented their new report on how energy storage can effectively hedge against proposed changes to California’s solar policies and utility rates that could drastically reduce the value of solar.

June 14, 2017 9:00am — 5:00pm ET

Workshop for State Officials: Bringing the Benefits of Solar to Low- and Moderate-Income Residents

CESA hosted a full-day workshop for state officials on low- and moderate-income (LMI) solar. The workshop examined the challenges states face in promoting LMI solar and highlighted ideas for overcoming those challenges. State employees from any state were welcome to apply to attend the workshop.

June 8, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Utility-Driven Solar Projects for Low-Income Customers

Some utilities have begun developing solar projects specifically to serve low-income customers and underrepresented neighborhoods. This webinar features two utility pilot projects that are installing solar panels on rooftops in low-income neighborhoods.

June 7, 2017 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

New York's Clean Energy Standard

In this webinar, guest speakers from NYSERDA explained the Clean Energy Standard and how it will be implemented.