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

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.

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.

Recent

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.

State of the U.S. Energy Storage Industry: 2021 Year in Review

February 24, 2022

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

Energy Storage for Winter Grid Reliability: Lessons from Massachusetts

December 16, 2021

Winter electric peaking capacity services are currently undervalued in the Massachusetts programs that provide battery customers with performance payments to supply power back to the grid at times of high demand.

MFAH Collaborative Webinar: Solar and Storage in Multifamily Affordable Housing

December 9, 2021

Multifamily housing providers are uniquely positioned to benefit from the combination of solar and storage systems to deliver economic and resilience benefits.

Renewable Thermal Alliance Webinar: Calculating Cost and Carbon Savings of Clean Heating & Cooling Technologies

December 7, 2021

CESA’s Val Stori presented a regional multi-state Clean Heating & Cooling Calculator, which allows users to estimate the cost savings and GHG reductions of switching to clean heating and cooling technologies.

Benefits of Scaling Local Solar and Storage

November 22, 2021

Local Solar for All’s Karl Rabago will discuss how advanced utility planning modeling shows that scaling local distributed energy resources can lead to a least-cost clean grid.