Webinar & Events - Webinar

Bringing Community Perspectives to Community Solar

January 23, 2023

As part of their effort to ensure that community solar implementation can serve all communities, Solstice Initiative has been pioneering research into contracts to gain perspective on how the public views community solar product offerings.

New Federal Money for Energy Storage: The Inflation Reduction Act

December 16, 2022

This webinar will dig into what the IRA means for energy storage in the US, what types of activity will be eligible for funding, and how the new IRA funding mechanisms fit together with the previously announced IIJA funding.

Environmental Justice Strategies for Hydrogen Opposition

December 15, 2022

This Clean Energy Group webinar will provide an overview of some environmental justice concerns that should be considered when evaluating any hydrogen proposal. Speakers from Western Environmental Law Center and Ohio River Valley Institute will present on their work pushing back against misinformed hydrogen proposals in the Ohio River Valley and New Mexico in coalition with local communities and environmental justice advocates.

State Leadership in Solar+Storage, Featuring Maryland and Oregon

December 9, 2022

This webinar will highlight two well-designed and impactful programs that are supporting the development of solar+storage projects in their state: the Maryland Energy Administration’s Resilient Maryland / Resiliency Hubs Grant Program, and the Oregon Department of Energy’s Solar+Storage Rebate Program.

California’s Solar for Multifamily Affordable Housing Program: Effective Collaboration for Equitable Solar

December 2, 2022

California’s Solar for Multifamily Affording Housing Program shows how state energy agencies, community-based organizations, and nonprofits can collaborate to create impactful solar policy for underserved communities.

Energy Storage in the Southwest: Battery Case Studies from Albuquerque Public Schools and the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority

December 1, 2022

New solar+storage systems have been installed at Atrisco Heritage Academy High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico and in the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority in Arizona. Both projects will be presented in this ESTAP webinar.

Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage: Comparing State Policies

November 17, 2022

A new report by NREL compares behind-the-meter battery storage across all fifty states. This first-of-its-kind BTM storage policy stack includes 11 parent policy categories, and 31 associated policies divided across the market preparation, creation, and expansion policy components. 

Resilient Solar+Storage for Cooling Centers

November 16, 2022

CEG’s new report examines the opportunity for resilient solar+storage to provide reliable backup power to cooling centers. Report author Marriele Mango will present her findings. She will be joined by Nate Mills from American Microgrid Solutions, and Nicole Lim from the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center, which is in the process of developing a resilient solar+storage installation to support cooling center operations.

Innovative Avenues to Public Participation in Clean Energy Development, Featuring Connecticut and Washington

November 9, 2022

This webinar will highlight two impressive and impactful state programs that are accelerating the development of clean energy while increasing public participation in the process: The CT Green Bank’s Green Liberty Bonds program, and Washington’s 2021 State Energy Strategy.

IPA Webinar: The Role of Energy Storage for Accelerating the Transition to a Decarbonized, Clean Energy Future in Illinois

October 28, 2022

In this webinar, hosted by the Illinois Power Agency, CESA’s Todd Olinsky-Paul will provide an overarching presentation around what energy storage is, why is it critical for decarbonization, and state-by-state activities around it.