Solar with Justice: Connecting States and Communities - Webinars & Events
The Solar with Justice 2023 National Workshop will foster connections between state agencies and community organizations as well as provide opportunities for both groups to share opportunities and barriers to solar development in under-resourced communities.
NYSERDA’s Affordable Solar and Storage Predevelopment and Technical Assistance program in New York State is successfully addressing the predevelopment challenge for solar and storage projects for low- and moderate-income residents.
Ecolibrium3 Founder and CEO Jodi Slick will provide an overview of a community solar array and Resilience Hub in Duluth, Minnesota. This project provides a useful model for community-based organizations and state energy agencies interested in developing their own equity-focused energy and resilience projects.
In an effort to reduce the energy burden on low-income Michiganders, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy collaborated with local community action agencies and utilities to develop three separate community solar pilot programs. Webinar panelists will discuss how the program partners developed each pilot, what they learned, and what advice they would give to those developing future programs.
Speakers from the Energy Trust will discuss their community engagement programs and expand on lessons learned and best practices.
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.
This webinar presented the findings and recommendations from a new report that are especially relevant to state policymakers and program managers.
This webinar presented the findings and recommendations from a new report that are especially relevant to community organizations and frontline energy equity leaders.
This CESA webinar presented the key findings and recommendations from a new report, “Solar with Justice: Strategies for Powering Up Under-Resourced Communities and Growing an Inclusive Solar Economy.”