Webinar & Events - Finance

Solar with Justice: A New Report on Solar for Under-Resourced Communities

December 12, 2019

This CESA webinar presented the key findings and recommendations from a new report, “Solar with Justice: Strategies for Powering Up Under-Resourced Communities and Growing an Inclusive Solar Economy.”

Sharing Solar Benefits – Expanding Residential Solar in Connecticut’s Communities of Color

December 6, 2019

This CESA webinar featured panelists from the Connecticut Green Bank who discussed the Green Bank’s Residential Solar Investment Program, its impacts and results.

Net Energy Metering, Distributed Solar Valuation, and Rate Design

April 9, 2019

On this webinar, presenters from the US Department of Energy, ICF, and the National Regulatory Research Institute will discuss three recent reports.

Community Solar Program Design and Implementation for Low-and Moderate-Income Customers

August 30, 2018

Guest speakers from NREL discussed their forthcoming report, which reviews existing and emerging LMI community solar programs, discusses key questions related to program design, outlines how states can leverage incentives and finance structures to lower the cost of LMI community solar, and examines marketing and outreach considerations.

Expanding Solar PV Finance and Markets in Connecticut and Minnesota

August 2, 2018

This webinar highlighted two programs from CESA’s 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards: Connecticut’s “Solar for All” Partnership, and Minnesota’s MPRB Solar Demonstration Project.

Electricity Affordability Metrics for the U.S.

June 14, 2018

Through the U.S. DOE’s Grid Modernization Lab Consortium, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed electricity affordability metrics at the state and county levels for the United States. This webinar introduced a simple spreadsheet interface to map these electricity affordability metrics.

Solar Consumer Protection Workshop

May 17, 2018

This workshop helped state officials identify and implement solar consumer protection strategies.

Update on the California SGIP Energy Storage Incentive

May 9, 2018

California’s Self Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) is the country’s premiere energy storage rebate program. This webinar featured a presentation by Andrea Woodall, an SGIP project manager, on the program’s design, progress, results and lessons learned to date.

The Market Value of Offshore Wind on the U.S. East Coast

May 4, 2018

A new study by Berkeley Lab finds that the market value of offshore wind varies significantly along the U.S. East Coast, depending on the time-varying wind resource profile at a given site, as well as local pricing and market rules within the regional power market.

New Financing Options for Solar+Storage in Low-Income Communities

March 29, 2018

In this webinar, Clean Energy Group’s Rob Sanders was joined by guest speakers from National Housing Trust and Urban Ingenuity to discuss ownership and finance models ranging from immediate direct ownership to third party ownership flips to C-PACE financing strategies.