Webinar & Events - Resilient Power

NARUC CPI Webinar: Energy Efficiency and Emerging Technology: How State Programs Can Drive Innovation and Deliver Benefits

June 13, 2019

This moderated discussion will explore how state energy efficiency programs can be used to advance emerging technologies like energy storage while delivering benefits to ratepayers and the grid. CEG Project Director Todd Olinsky-Paul will present.

The Economic Case for Resilient Solar+Storage in the Southeast

May 16, 2019

Solar+storage technologies that provide clean, reliable backup power are cost-effective for many critical community facilities in the Southeast, according to Clean Energy Group’s “Resilient Southeast” report series. The report series details a first-of-its-kind economic analysis and landscape review for solar+storage in the region.

Energy Storage in State Energy Efficiency Plans: Lessons from Massachusetts

April 4, 2019

This webinar introduced a new report by Clean Energy Group that examines the cost-benefit calculation for battery storage, presents new values for non-energy benefits of storage, discusses program design elements of storage incentives, and critiques the Massachusetts plan.

Designing Solar+Storage to Power Critical Loads: An Introduction to New Resilient Power Features in NREL’s REopt Lite Tool

February 21, 2019

NREL has added important new features to its free solar+storage (and now +wind) online optimization tool, REopt Lite, that will help building owners, energy managers, and emergency planners assess a building’s technology needs to power essential services with onsite resources during grid disruptions.

ACEEE Webinar: Emerging Opportunities in Commercial Buildings

February 7, 2019

In this ACEEE webinar, Clean Energy Group Project Director Todd Olinsky-Paul gave a preview of findings from a forthcoming CEG report analyzing the cost-effectiveness of energy storage, associated non-energy benefits, and the role for energy storage in efficiency programs.

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.

Solar+Storage in Net Metering Programs

September 13, 2018

The addition of storage behind customer meters can require new rules and guidelines to accompany net metering regimes that were not designed with solar+storage in mind. This webinar examined lessons learned in California and Massachusetts.

Simplifying Resilient Power Design with REopt Lite: A Look at New Features Added to NREL’s Solar+Storage Tool

July 25, 2018

With the latest updates to NREL’s solar+storage optimization tool, REopt Lite, building owners and energy managers can now easily compare the costs and benefits of solar+storage systems designed to meet resiliency goals. Nick Laws, an engineer in energy systems modeling at NREL, was on-hand to answer questions about REopt Lite and help explain the new features.

Replacing Peaker Plants with Battery Storage

July 19, 2018

This webinar presented the case for battery storage, both standalone and paired with renewables, as an increasingly viable alternative to traditional fossil-fuel peaker plants. Guest speakers from Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy and the Central Coast Alliance for a Sustainable Economy presented.

Resilient Power in Practice: Lessons Learned from the Field

June 27, 2018

Guest speakers from American Microgrid Solutions and muGrid Analytics explained how a project can be modeled and developed and shared some of their experiences and a few practical lessons learned from working with resilient power technologies the field.