IRA & BIL Implementation
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) provide unprecedented opportunities for states to speedily advance clean energy deployment and decarbonize their economies by leveraging federal funding, policies, and technical assistance. CESA's IRA & BIL Implementation Initiative provides states with information, tailored guidance, and opportunities for collaboration to capitalize on billions of dollars in federal clean energy opportunities.
Energize Your Impact: How Foundations Can Accelerate Solar for the Benefit of Under-Resourced Communities
An April 2023 CESA report highlights strategies that foundations can use to bring the benefits of solar to low- and moderate-income communities.
Learn about CESA's Projects
CESA facilitates information sharing, provides technical assistance, coordinates multi-state collaborative projects, and communicates the views and achievements of its members.
Advancing Towards 100% Clean Energy: A State-Federal Summit was hosted by US Department of Energy, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the Clean Energy States Alliance. The May 2023 Summit focused on how states and the federal government can work cooperatively to accelerate states’ efforts to decarbonize.
CESA created the 100% Clean Energy Collaborative to assist states (and other entities) that have 100% clean energy goals by providing knowledge-sharing activities and analysis so that together they can address program challenges and opportunities.
The Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership (ESTAP) is a federal-state funding and information sharing project, managed by CESA, that aims to accelerate the deployment of electrical energy storage technologies in the U.S.
CESA is leading a wide-ranging initiative to accelerate the development of solar projects that benefit low-and-moderate-income (LMI) households and communities.