Upcoming Events

April 27, 2017 2:00pm — 3:30pm ET

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

This webinar highlights the economic case for the 2 MW battery storage project in Sterling, MA. Guest speakers from Sandia National Labs, Sterling Municipal Light Department and the US Department of Energy will present.

May 9, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Should There Be a Clean Peak Standard?

In this webinar, Lon Huber, Senior Director at Strategen Consulting, will discuss the Clean Peak Standard concept and how it might be implemented.

May 18, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Bringing the Benefits of Solar to Low-Income Customers

CESA is producing a guide for state and municipal officials on bringing the benefits of solar to low-income consumers. In this webinar, report author Ben Paulos (PaulosAnalysis) will provide an overview and address questions from the audience.

May 25, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Crowd-Financing Solar for Nonprofits Serving Low-Income Communities

In this webinar, Andreas Karelas, the Executive Director of RE-volv, and Todd Bluechel, the Vice President of Marketing and Sales at CollectiveSun, will present two models that rely on crowd-funding to enable nonprofits to adopt 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 is hosting a full-day workshop for state officials on low- and moderate-income (LMI) solar. The workshop will examine the challenges states face in promoting LMI solar and will highlight ideas for overcoming those challenges. State employees from any state are welcome to apply to attend the workshop.

Recent Events

April 12, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

The Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is in the process of implementing a new solar incentive program designed to maintain robust growth in the number of solar installations while reducing costs for ratepayers. Learn more about this program in a webinar presentation featuring Kaitlin Kelly, RPS Program Coordinator at DOER.

April 6, 2017 1:00pm — 2:30pm ET

Tools for Building More Resilient Communities with Solar+Storage

In this webinar, Clean Energy Group's project director Seth Mullendore and senior finance director Rob Sanders provided an introduction to the concept of resilient power, and introduced Clean Energy Group’s new Resilient Power Toolkits. These toolkits are a good starting point for anyone interested in developing a resilient solar+storage project in their community.

April 4, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

NYC's Policy Target and Roadmap for Resilient Solar+Storage

Guest speakers from Sustainable CUNY, Meister Consultants, and the NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability presented NYC’s Resilient Solar Roadmap, a 5-7 year plan for expanding the deployment of solar+storage in NYC, and discussed the city’s energy storage target.

March 30, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Low-Income Solar, Part 2: Using the Tools of Low-Income Energy Efficiency Financing

In this webinar presented by CESA's Sustainable Solar Education Project, Greg Leventis from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory reviewed low-income energy efficiency financing products and discussed how different financing products can address different barriers to low-income energy improvements.

March 29, 2017 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Interactions between Wind Turbines and Wildlife, Part 2

Because there were many more questions than we were able to answer on our March 1st webinar, “Interactions between Wind Turbines and Wildlife,” Clean Energy Group hosted a follow-up webinar to address additional questions from the audience. Taber Allison from the American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) presented.