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

Financing Resilient Power in Underserved Communities: Moving Forward with Distributed Solar+Storage Projects

October 20, 2020

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.

State Leadership in Low-and-Moderate-Income Solar Energy, Featuring Massachusetts, Michigan and Oregon

July 23, 2020

CESA’s 2020 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards recognized three impressive programs that support low- and moderate-income communities.

Solar for All: The District of Columbia’s Innovative Strategy for Low-to Moderate-Income Solar

May 27, 2020

The District of Columbia’s “Solar for All” program is an initiative with a goal to provide 100,000 low-to-moderate income families, with the benefits of locally generated clean energy.

Solar with Justice: Recommendations for State Governments

January 29, 2020

This webinar presented the findings and recommendations from a new report that are especially relevant to state policymakers and program managers.

How Solar Knowledge Spreads: Who learns what, from whom, and how?

January 22, 2020

A team of researchers has worked to understand how best practices related to solar installation, permitting, and customer acquisition are transmitted. This webinar presented the findings of this research, including network structures and strategies that promote solar knowledge transfer, organizational capacity building, and innovation.

Solar with Justice: Recommendations for Community Organizations

January 16, 2020

This webinar presented the findings and recommendations from a new report that are especially relevant to community organizations and frontline energy equity leaders.

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.”

Supporting Housing and Mobility with Resilient Power in Boulder

October 11, 2018

Over the past two years, the City of Boulder, Colorado has been collaborating with stakeholders to strengthen the resilience of community facilities through deployment of solar and battery storage technologies.

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.