Webinar & Events - Policy

The 2035 Report: How Low Costs Can Accelerate Our Clean Energy Future

June 16, 2020

According to a report to be released in early June from the University of California, Berkeley and GridLab, the United States can reliably deliver 90% clean, carbon-free electricity nationwide by 2035 using existing technology, without increasing consumer bills, and without the need for new fossil fuel plants.

Decarbonizing Electricity: The Critical Role of Firm Low-Carbon Resources

May 15, 2020

This will be the first 100% Clean Energy Collaborative webinar highlighting the findings and perspectives of leading analysts focused on achieving 100% clean energy.

State of the U.S. Energy Storage Industry: 2019 Year in Review

February 6, 2020

Our annual lookback at the year in energy storage covered advances in the U.S. market, including deployment trends, policy and regulatory updates; the state of the art in energy storage technologies; and the market outlook for the coming years. Dan Finn-Foley from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables shared his insights.

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.”

Energía resistente en Puerto Rico: Cómo el Solar+Almacenamiento está re moldeando el panorama energético

December 10, 2019

This webinar was presented entirely in Spanish. It provides an overview of several resilient power projects underway or recently completed in Puerto Rico. Clean Energy Group presenta el siguiente seminario web en español.

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.

SMUD’s Carbon-Reduction Strategies: Smart Homes, Strategic Electrification, and Energy Storage

December 5, 2019

This webinar is a follow-on to CESA’s ESTAP webinars on energy storage projects and implementation at municipal utilities.

Replacing Power Plants with Low-Income Residential Solar+Storage

October 10, 2019

In this webinar, East Bay Community Energy and Sunrun share details of a new project in California that will deploy solar and battery storage systems in low-income single-family and multifamily homes to offset the need for reliance on fossil-fuel powered peaker plants.

Energy Storage 101, Part 2: Best Practices in State Policy

July 23, 2019

CESA Project Director Todd Olinsky-Paul reviewed the major policies adopted by leading states, discussed their strengths and weaknesses, and identified issues that should be addressed as states seek ways to support energy storage deployment and the development of markets for the services storage can provide.

Americans’ Changing Views of Renewable Energy Policies

December 4, 2018

Sarah Mills discussed the findings of a new report on how Americans’ views on solar and wind energy have changed over the past decade.