Webinar & Events - 100% Clean Energy

U.S. State Renewables Portfolio & Clean Electricity Standards: Berkeley Lab’s 2023 Review

July 26, 2023

In this webinar, Berkeley Lab’s Galen Barbose presented key findings from the 2023 edition of “U.S. State Renewables Portfolio & Clean Electricity Standards.”

Advancing Towards 100% Clean Energy: A State-Federal Summit

May 17, 2023

As part of a new initiative from the US Department of Energy, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and CESA, CESA is co-hosting the first-ever national meeting to focus on how states and the federal government can work cooperatively to advance states’ efforts to decarbonize. The event will take place in Washington, DC.

The Department of Defense’s Clean Energy and Energy Resilience Programs and Policies

May 2, 2023

This webinar will provide an introduction for state and local policy makers about DoD’s clean energy and energy resilience policies and programs, and explore case studies of DoD’s active partnerships with local governments and utilities to make mutually beneficial resilience investments.

Progress Towards 100% Clean Energy: A State Leaders Roundtable

April 26, 2023

This webinar will feature a panel discussion with leaders from California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New Mexico, and North Carolina on the status of their states’ efforts to decarbonize.

Energy Modeling for Decarbonization Planning: Advice and Resources for States

April 10, 2023

Energy modeling can be a powerful tool for state decarbonization planning, but it can also be costly and the results can be prone to misinterpretation. This webinar will provide advice on energy modeling and introduce resources useful to states embarking on decarbonization planning.

States Energy Storage Policy: Best Practices for Decarbonization

March 23, 2023

Speakers from CESA and Sandia will discuss the findings of a new report, “States Energy Storage Policy: Best Practices for Decarbonization.”

Advancing Equity through 100% Clean Energy

February 27, 2023

CESA Research Fellow Charles Hua will discuss the findings of CESA’s new report reviewing the equity and environmental justice components of state 100% clean energy plans. Dr. Tony Reames of the US Department of Energy will place the states’ energy equity activities into the context of federal environmental justice initiatives, including the Justice40 Initiative.

Solving the Grid Connection Problem

September 28, 2022

As the energy transition accelerates, an unprecedented number of clean energy projects have applied to connect to the power grid. FERC has opened a rulemaking to revamp the grid connection process.

Feasibility and Implications of Two Dozen States Achieving 100% Renewable Energy Goals Equitably

June 30, 2022

A new analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists, in conjunction with COPAL (Minnesota), GreenRoots (Massachusetts), and the Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition seeks to better understand the feasibility and implications of states meeting 100 percent of their electricity needs with renewable energy by 2035.

The Governance of Wholesale Power Markets

April 12, 2022

This webinar will discuss how wholesale markets are governed, how governance affects decisions about market design and operations, how states and others can engage, and what features of governance should be changed.