Webinar & Events - Resilient Power

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 will explore the economics of distributed solar+storage projects, characteristics of current projects, financing solutions, incentives, and technical assistance resources.

Nantucket Island Energy Storage: Batteries for Reducing Peak and Deferring Infrastructure Investment

October 9, 2020

Speakers from PNNL, National Grid, and DOE will discuss Nantucket’s new battery energy storage system.

An Introduction to Virtual Power Plants

September 28, 2020

This webinar covered the basics of what a virtual power plant is and how it can create value for both utilities and customers, with examples from real-world programs.

The Massachusetts Clean Peak Standard – How it will affect renewable and storage value streams, projects, and markets

September 2, 2020

Massachusetts is launching the nation’s first Clean Peak Energy Standard, an ambitious, complex program that aims to reduce peak electric demand, cut emissions, and lower ratepayer costs.

Replacing New York City’s Dirty Peaker Power Plants with Renewables and Battery Storage

May 28, 2020

In this webinar, members of the PEAK Coalition detailed the finding of their new report, “Dirty Energy, Big Money,” which exposes the environmental and economic harms that peaker power plants are inflicting on communities in New York City, and introduced measures the organizations are taking to replace peakers with renewables and battery storage.

Resilient Power in Puerto Rico: Innovative Applications for Solar+Storage to Serve Vulnerable Populations

March 31, 2020

This webinar explored innovative solar+storage applications in vulnerable communities, including a mobile emergency response trailer and microgrid for medically vulnerable households, both on the island of Vieques. Panelists discussed barriers to resilient power development and local workforce training initiatives.

Soleil Lofts: The Largest Solar+Storage Virtual Power Plant in the Country

February 12, 2020

With 5.2 megawatts of solar and 12.6 megawatt-hours of battery storage, a new 600-unit housing development in Herriman, Utah, about 25 miles south of Salt Lake City, is being developed as the largest solar virtual power plant in the country.

Financing Resilient Power in Under-Resourced Communities: A Foundation’s Comprehensive Financing Initiative for Solar+Storage Projects

January 28, 2020

Financing Resilient Power is a new, groundbreaking philanthropic effort—a $3.3 million initiative of The Kresge Foundation to accelerate the market development of solar+storage technologies in historically underserved communities.

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.

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.