Webinar & Events - 2024

Outreach, Consumer Education, and Community Partnerships: How DC’s Solar for All Program is Bringing Solar to Low-Income Households

June 25, 2024

Washington, DC’s Solar for All program is a rooftop and community solar program aiming to benefit over 100,000 households with incomes at or below 80% of area median income. This webinar will profile the program and the ways its administrators have handled outreach and consumer education over the program’s seven-year history.

CESA 2024 Members Meeting

June 3, 2024

CESA’s 2024 Members Meeting took place on June 3-4 in Chicago, Illinois. This annual event is filled with learning, networking, and information-sharing activities.

Batteries 101, Part 2: Benefits and Applications of Battery Energy Storage in Massachusetts

May 30, 2024

In a special, Massachusetts-focused webinar series by CEG and CESA, experts answer your questions about energy storage. This second webinar in the series covers battery storage benefits and applications.

Energy Storage Interconnection – Challenges and Solutions

May 21, 2024

Energy storage projects face unique operational attributes that are often not well accounted for in current interconnection processes, and this can lead to storage projects facing undue burdens that may ultimately cause them to become uneconomical. In this webinar, policy experts examined the problem and discussed new initiatives designed to address interconnection challenges.

Micro-Financing and Locally Led Development: A Scalable Model for Resilient Power in Rural Communities

May 16, 2024

This webinar featured the Solar Village Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing solar+storage to schools, clinics and homes in rural India and Puerto Rico, helping with health, education, and home life as well as climate change.

Batteries 101, Part 1: An Introduction to Energy Storage and Massachusetts’ Battery Storage Programs and Policies

May 15, 2024

In a special, Massachusetts-focused webinar series by CEG and CESA, experts will answer your questions about energy storage. This first webinar in the series will cover battery storage basics and available incentives.

Using LIHEAP and WAP to Expand Low-Income Solar Access

May 9, 2024

NREL’s new report chronicles their efforts to document successful LIHEAP and WAP implementation pathways. In this CESA webinar, report authors discussed their findings and explored effective ways that WAP and LIHEAP state agencies can bring solar to their clients.

Equity Strategies for LA’s 100% Clean Energy Transition

May 2, 2024

The LA100 Equity Strategies project provides community-guided, data-driven strategies for increasing equity in LA’s transition to 100% clean energy. Most of the findings and methodologies are relevant to states with similar goals.

Battery Storage for Fossil-Fueled Peaker Power Plant Replacement: A Maine Case Study

April 30, 2024

Speakers from Strategen and CESA discussed a new analysis which shows that battery storage can cost effectively replace aging fossil-fueled peaker power plants in New England.

Prioritizing Equity in Program Development: How to Build a Resilient Power Technical Assistance Fund

April 23, 2024

Over the past 10 years, CEG’s Technical Assistance Fund has supported over 175 communities in their quest for resilient power. In this webinar, CEG staff discussed how to establish an effective and equitable technical assistance program.