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

Outreach, Consumer Education, and Community Partnerships: How DC’s Solar for All Program is Bringing Solar to Low-Income Households

June 25, 2024

Washington, DC’s Solar for All program is a rooftop and community solar program aiming to benefit over 100,000 households with incomes at or below 80% of area median income. This webinar will profile the program and the ways its administrators have handled outreach and consumer education over the program’s seven-year history.

Micro-Financing and Locally Led Development: A Scalable Model for Resilient Power in Rural Communities

May 16, 2024

This webinar featured the Solar Village Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing solar+storage to schools, clinics and homes in rural India and Puerto Rico, helping with health, education, and home life as well as climate change.

Using LIHEAP and WAP to Expand Low-Income Solar Access

May 9, 2024

NREL’s new report chronicles their efforts to document successful LIHEAP and WAP implementation pathways. In this CESA webinar, report authors discussed their findings and explored effective ways that WAP and LIHEAP state agencies can bring solar to their clients.

Equity Strategies for LA’s 100% Clean Energy Transition

May 2, 2024

The LA100 Equity Strategies project provides community-guided, data-driven strategies for increasing equity in LA’s transition to 100% clean energy. Most of the findings and methodologies are relevant to states with similar goals.

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.

Peer Influence in Residential Solar Adoption: New Research from Berkeley Lab

March 6, 2024

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has released two reports that highlight the influence of both residential and non-residential solar installations on nearby residential solar adoption rates.

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.

Replacing NYC’s Peaker Plants with Clean Alternatives: Progress, Barriers, and Pathways Forward

February 6, 2024

Webinar speakers discussed the negative impacts that peaker power plants are having on NYC communities, challenges and barriers impeding the speed of the transition, and pathways forward to accelerate the transition to clean alternatives.

Building the Foundation for Energy Resilient Communities: Clean Energy Group’s Resilient Power Funding Programs’ 2022 Impact

November 14, 2023

Panelists will discuss CEG’s Technical Assistance Fund (TAF) and the Resilient Power Leadership Initiative (RPLI), and the findings of CEG’s annual impact report. CEG staff will be joined by TAF engineering partners and a 2022 RPLI awardee.

Solar with Justice: A National Workshop on the Role of States, Community Organizations, and the Federal Government

October 11, 2023

The Solar with Justice 2023 National Workshop will foster connections between state agencies and community organizations as well as provide opportunities for both groups to share opportunities and barriers to solar development in under-resourced communities.