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Webinar & Events - Finance
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.
Financing Resilient Power in Underserved Communities: Moving Forward with Distributed Solar+Storage Projects
Resilient solar+storage projects are increasingly being pursued in low- and moderate-income communities in response to a combination of falling costs, new revenue opportunities and incentive programs, and innovative financing solutions. This webinar explored the economics of distributed solar+storage projects, characteristics of current projects, financing solutions, incentives, and technical assistance resources.
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.”
This CESA webinar featured panelists from the Connecticut Green Bank who discussed the Green Bank’s Residential Solar Investment Program, its impacts and results.
On this webinar, presenters from the US Department of Energy, ICF, and the National Regulatory Research Institute will discuss three recent reports.
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.
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.
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.
This workshop helped state officials identify and implement solar consumer protection strategies.
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.