Webinar & Events - Low- and Moderate-Income Clean Energy

Building Equitable Practices & Programs: A Conversation with Energy Equity Leaders

April 5, 2024

This CESA webinar featured a fireside chat with energy equity experts to discuss best practices for states to responsibly engage with communities as they develop and implement clean energy programs.

Solar Adopter Income and Demographic Trends: An Update from Berkeley Lab

February 15, 2024

Berkeley Lab’s new report describes trends in solar-adopter household income, race and ethnicity, rurality, education levels, occupation, age, home value, housing type and tenure, and prevalence within disadvantaged communities. In this webinar, report authors shared their findings.

Energize Your Impact: How Funders & Donors Can Support Equitable Solar Power

September 6, 2023

This webinar will showcase innovative approaches funders are taking to bring equitable solar to low- and moderate-income households.

An Equitable Solar Access Pilot Project in Minnesota benefitting Manufactured (Mobile) Home Residents

August 31, 2023

A new solar array in Minnesota will benefit local income-eligible households, including manufactured (mobile) homes residents, who heat with electric heat. Panelists will provide an in-depth overview and current status of the project.

Community Solar + Resilience Hub in Duluth, Minnesota

July 27, 2023

Ecolibrium3 Founder and CEO Jodi Slick will provide an overview of a community solar array and Resilience Hub in Duluth, Minnesota. This project provides a useful model for community-based organizations and state energy agencies interested in developing their own equity-focused energy and resilience projects.

California’s Solar for Multifamily Affordable Housing Program: Effective Collaboration for Equitable Solar

December 2, 2022

California’s Solar for Multifamily Affording Housing Program shows how state energy agencies, community-based organizations, and nonprofits can collaborate to create impactful solar policy for underserved communities.

Scaling Up Solar – The Montgomery County Green Bank and Sunnova’s Low-and Moderate-Income Solar Pilot Program

July 7, 2022

Earlier this year, the Montgomery County Green Bank launched a new $600K LMI solar pilot program to test a different approach to solar access in LMI communities. The pilot includes a dual track (ownership and third party-owned) and an innovative third party owned pricing structure with solar company Sunnova.

Exploring Peaker Power Plant Inequities with Clean Energy Group’s New Mapping Tool

June 23, 2022

This webinar will introduce CEG’s Peaker Plant Mapping Tool and provide an overview of how it can be used to explore the economic and racial disparities of peaker plants. Speakers from UPROSE, and the Berkshire Environmental Action Team will present.

How SMART-E Loans Can Make Residential Energy Upgrades More Accessible

September 14, 2021

SMART-E is an unsecured, low-interest personal loan product for residential energy upgrades that has been successfully run in Connecticut and Michigan since 2009.

Greenlink Equity Map: Visualizing Equity Issues to Build Stronger Climate Solutions

December 8, 2020

The Greenlink Equity Map is an online map designed to help visualize equity-related issues and how burdens are spread across communities.