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

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.

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.

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.

Recent

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.

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.

An Introduction to the Solar Power in Your Community Guidebook

April 14, 2022

Panelists from NREL and DOE will present the updated Solar Power in Your Community Guidebook and discuss how it can be a resource for developing a supportive local environment for innovative, equitable, and community-led solar.

The Governance of Wholesale Power Markets

April 12, 2022

This webinar will discuss how wholesale markets are governed, how governance affects decisions about market design and operations, how states and others can engage, and what features of governance should be changed.

How CEG and CT Green Bank are Helping Connecticut Affordable Housing Facilities Install Resilient Solar+Storage

March 29, 2022

In order to support resilient solar+storage installations in multifamily affordable housing facilities, CT Green Bank has partnered with Clean Energy Group to offer project-specific technical assistance grants for pre-development feasibility studies.

Use of Operating Agreements and Energy Storage to Reduce Photovoltaic Interconnection Costs

March 23, 2022

This webinar explores one integrated technical and process concept designed to manage interconnection costs and streamline interconnection timelines to support near-term renewable energy deployment.

Putting Policy into Practice: How the CT Green Bank, Eversource & Avangrid will Partner on Connecticut’s Energy Storage Solutions Program

March 15, 2022

Connecticut recently announced its new statewide electric energy storage program. This webinar will explain how the program incentives work, who can participate, and where to get information and assistance.

Introduction to Power Markets

March 11, 2022

To understand how wind and solar will affect power markets, we first have to know how power markets work today. This introductory session is intended for people who have limited or no knowledge of wholesale electricity markets, regional transmission organizations, and locational marginal prices.

Connecticut’s New Energy Storage Solutions Program: How it Provides Benefits to Ratepayers, Participants and the Grid

March 1, 2022

This webinar explored the emergence of Connecticut with its Framework for an Equitable Modern Grid and the creation of Energy Storage Solutions, the largest battery storage incentive program of its kind in the country. Panelists went into detail on the public policy underpinnings and the use of conventional cost-effectiveness tests to design a replicable and scalable incentive program with resilience and Justice 40 as the priorities.