Webinar & Events - 2017

Solar Equipment, Installation, and Licensing & Certification: A Guide for States and Municipalities

February 9, 2017

CESA’s new report is designed to inform state and municipal officials who are developing or revising solar standards and requirements. In this webinar, report authors provided an overview of the guide and addressed questions from the audience.

Federal Marine Spatial Planning: West Coast Update

February 2, 2017

In this webinar, panelists discussed the West Coast Regional Planning Body’s efforts to prepare a marine spatial plan to guide offshore renewable energy development in the region.

State of the U.S. Energy Storage Industry: 2016 Year in Review

January 27, 2017

In this webinar, guest speakers from GTM Research shared insights related to recent developments in the U.S. energy storage market, including deployment trends, policy updates, and market outlook.

Implementing Expanded RPSs in Oregon and Rhode Island

January 25, 2017

In 2016, both Oregon and Rhode Island strengthened and extended their RPSs. In this webinar, Rebecca Smith (Senior Policy Analyst at the Oregon Department of Energy) and Linda George (Senior Legal Counsel at the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission) described their states’ new RPS laws and explained how the states are preparing for implementation.

Designing Publicly Supported Solar Loan Programs

January 12, 2017

This webinar overviews CESA’s new best practices guidebook on designing publicly supported residential solar loan programs. NREL’s Travis Lowder and CT Green Bank’s Ben Healey presented.

DOE’s Solar in Your Community Challenge

January 10, 2017

This webinar provided an overview of the Solar in Your Community Challenge, a DOE-sponsored contest to support innovative and replicable community-based solar business models and programs that will bring solar to underserved communities.