Webinar & Events - 2018

Income Trends of Residential Solar Adopters

May 2, 2018

Guest speakers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory discussed their new report on income trends of residential solar adopters. It is the most comprehensive analysis of this type to date, and one of few to utilize household-level income estimates.

FERC and Clean Energy

April 26, 2018

In this webinar, John Moore (NRDC’s Sustainable FERC Project) discussed some of the issues currently before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the regional markets it regulates, including the potential threats for state RPSs and related state energy policies.

FERC Order 841: Leveling the Playing Field for Energy Storage Resource Market Participation

April 4, 2018

In this webinar, guest speakers from Customized Energy Solutions will summarize FERC Order 841 and describe its impact on storage markets, just as RTO/ISO compliance efforts are getting underway across the country.

New Financing Options for Solar+Storage in Low-Income Communities

March 29, 2018

In this webinar, Clean Energy Group’s Rob Sanders was joined by guest speakers from National Housing Trust and Urban Ingenuity to discuss ownership and finance models ranging from immediate direct ownership to third party ownership flips to C-PACE financing strategies.

Valuing Resilience: Exploring the Role of Solar+Storage in Grid Outages

March 14, 2018

The webinar included a review of the findings detailed in a recent paper released by NREL and Clean Energy Group, “Valuing the Resilience Provided by Solar and Storage Systems,” which illustrates the impact of valuing resilience on solar+storage system sizing.

The Status of State Grid Modernization Efforts

March 9, 2018

States are playing an important role in modernizing the nation’s electricity grid. In this webinar, two presentations discussed the range of activity taking place at the state level.

One Year In – Energy Storage Proves its Worth in Sterling, MA

March 7, 2018

Summarizing one year of operations, this webinar shows how the Sterling Municipal Light Department’s energy storage project saved nearly $400,000 for the town’s ratepayers. The webinar also provides information on a second energy storage project being undertaken by Sterling in conjunction with a community solar installation.

Promising Solar PV Financing Strategies for Low- and Moderate-Income Customers

March 1, 2018

In this webinar, Jeff Cook and Lori Bird of NREL discussed the most promising strategies state policymakers might consider using to finance solar PV for low- and moderate-income customers across three housing types: single family, multifamily, and manufactured housing.

Solar+Storage for Public and Affordable Housing

February 22, 2018

This webinar provides an overview of the technology, value proposition, and financing options for projects that pair solar with battery storage for public and affordable housing.

Financing Solar Projects for Public and Affordable Housing

February 15, 2018

This webinar discussed ownership and finance pathways for solar projects for public and affordable housing.