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

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.

Recent

Building Equitable Practices & Programs: A Conversation with Energy Equity Leaders

April 5, 2024

This CESA webinar featured a fireside chat with energy equity experts to discuss best practices for states to responsibly engage with communities as they develop and implement clean energy programs.

Energy Storage and Offshore Wind: Unlocking a Critical Piece of the Clean Energy Puzzle

March 15, 2024

In this CESA webinar, panelists will discuss the economic, technology, and policy considerations of pairing energy storage with offshore wind.

Peer Influence in Residential Solar Adoption: New Research from Berkeley Lab

March 6, 2024

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has released two reports that highlight the influence of both residential and non-residential solar installations on nearby residential solar adoption rates.

Solar Adopter Income and Demographic Trends: An Update from Berkeley Lab

February 15, 2024

Berkeley Lab’s new report describes trends in solar-adopter household income, race and ethnicity, rurality, education levels, occupation, age, home value, housing type and tenure, and prevalence within disadvantaged communities. In this webinar, report authors shared their findings.

Replacing NYC’s Peaker Plants with Clean Alternatives: Progress, Barriers, and Pathways Forward

February 6, 2024

Webinar speakers discussed the negative impacts that peaker power plants are having on NYC communities, challenges and barriers impeding the speed of the transition, and pathways forward to accelerate the transition to clean alternatives.

State of the U.S. Energy Storage Industry: 2023 Year in Review

January 29, 2024

Our annual lookback at the year in energy storage covers advances in the U.S. market, including deployment trends, policy and regulatory updates, market rules and FERC compliance; the state of the art in energy storage technologies; and the market outlook for the coming years.

DOE’s Regional Hydrogen Hubs: Climate Solution, or Climate Disaster?

January 18, 2024

Panelists from Pipeline Safety Trust and the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis will explain why climate scientists and technical experts are concerned about the technical and financial viability of current plans for hydrogen expansion.

Building the Foundation for Energy Resilient Communities: Clean Energy Group’s Resilient Power Funding Programs’ 2022 Impact

November 14, 2023

Panelists will discuss CEG’s Technical Assistance Fund (TAF) and the Resilient Power Leadership Initiative (RPLI), and the findings of CEG’s annual impact report. CEG staff will be joined by TAF engineering partners and a 2022 RPLI awardee.

Energy Storage in Chattanooga, TN: Creating Community Resiliency and Peak Demand Reduction with EPB

November 8, 2023

EPB, a municipal electric distribution utility serving approximately 190,000 homes and businesses in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has installed energy storage systems at four locations in its service territory. The energy storage systems provide resiliency for critical community facilities, as well as peak demand reduction, which saves money for EPB’s customers.

NYSERDA’s State Energy Financing Fund and DOE’s Loan Programs Office: Financing Clean Energy at the State Level

November 1, 2023

Speakers from NYSERDA and DOE’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) will explain how New York is taking advantage of LPO’s new expanded Title 17 loan authority and how other states can reach similar agreements with LPO and access federal funding for clean energy projects.