CESA Webinars & Events

Below is the list of our upcoming and most recent webinars. All of our webinars are free to attend, but registration is required. Click on the titles of the upcoming webinars below to read more and register.

Upcoming

New Federal Funding for Energy Storage: What’s Available and How To Qualify

August 9, 2022

DOE has several new, large funding budgets for energy storage projects, research and development. This webinar will feature speakers from the national laboratories and DOE, who will explain how and when these federal dollars will become available, who can qualify, and how to apply.

The Health and Environmental Justice Impacts from Peaker Power Plants in Boston, Philadelphia, and Detroit

August 16, 2022

A new report examines the environmental justice and public health impacts of peaker power plants in three U.S. cities – Boston, Philadelphia, and Detroit. Report authors from CEG and Strategen will discuss their findings.

Informing Energy Storage and Storage-Enabled Microgrid Project Decisions Using EPRI’s DER-VET™

August 24, 2022

The webinar will present on analysis frameworks, case studies, and applications of EPRI’s Distributed Energy Resource Value Estimation Tool (DER-VET™) utilized across a large array of grid applications for a variety of stakeholders—including customers, technology providers and developers, utilities, and regulators.

Glad Tidings: How a California Congregation Is Pioneering a New Model by Building a Clean Energy Hub with Solar and Electric Vehicles

August 31, 2022

This webinar will provide an overview of the resilient clean energy hub created by the Glad Tidings International congregation in South Hayward, CA.

Recent

The Energy Storage Supply Chain – Delays and Cost Increases: What’s Happening in the Industry, and What to Expect Next

July 14, 2022

This webinar will feature speakers who will address the impacts of these global events on their energy storage projects now in development. We will also get an overview of the global energy storage industry, and a look at trends that may help us understand what to expect in the coming months and years.

Scaling Up Solar – The Montgomery County Green Bank and Sunnova’s Low-and Moderate-Income Solar Pilot Program

July 7, 2022

Earlier this year, the Montgomery County Green Bank launched a new $600K LMI solar pilot program to test a different approach to solar access in LMI communities. The pilot includes a dual track (ownership and third party-owned) and an innovative third party owned pricing structure with solar company Sunnova.

Feasibility and Implications of Two Dozen States Achieving 100% Renewable Energy Goals Equitably

June 30, 2022

A new analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists, in conjunction with COPAL (Minnesota), GreenRoots (Massachusetts), and the Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition seeks to better understand the feasibility and implications of states meeting 100 percent of their electricity needs with renewable energy by 2035.

Exploring Peaker Power Plant Inequities with Clean Energy Group’s New Mapping Tool

June 23, 2022

This webinar will introduce CEG’s Peaker Plant Mapping Tool and provide an overview of how it can be used to explore the economic and racial disparities of peaker plants. Speakers from UPROSE, and the Berkshire Environmental Action Team will present.

Quantifying the Health Benefits of Clean Energy Policies with EPA’s AVERT and COBRA Tools

May 19, 2022

The EPA’s AVoided Emissions and geneRation Tool (AVERT) and the CO-Benefits Risk Assessment (COBRA) tool can be used by state, local, and tribal entities to evaluate and communicate the air quality, health, and economic benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energy policies and programs.

Building Community Resilience with Green Mountain Power

May 18, 2022

GMP has partnered with four Vermont towns to install custom energy storage projects that pair clean power generation with utility-scale batteries to provide community resilience in the face of increasing storm-related grid outages.

Mobile Solar+Storage for Emergency Management

May 10, 2022

This webinar will provide an overview of how mobile solar+storage units are built and operated. Emergency response officials will speak to their experience deploying these systems in the field.

Resilience Hubs: Model Overview and Community Case Studies

May 5, 2022

Presenters will discuss the services, programs, communications and operational elements in addition to the building retrofits and resilient power systems – solar PV paired with battery storage – that have made their Resilience Hubs a trusted community node for resilience.

Community Solar + Climate Resiliency: Rolling Up Our Sleeves

May 5, 2022

Leading edge community solar and battery storage doers and project planners discussed their accomplishments and insights into the most critical needs for optimizing, expanding and accelerating community solar benefits.

Visualizing Equitable Energy Transitions with SLOPE

April 26, 2022

Representatives from NREL will go over ways that state and local governments can use the Scenario Planner and SLOPE data visualizations to explore grid decarbonization, building efficiency, and electrification strategies, in isolation and in combination.