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.


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.

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.

IRA, BIL, and the Future of Energy: A Summit to Support State Implementation

April 17, 2024

The Summit will provide state and federal officials with practical information related to IRA/BIL funding programs and the challenges that are confronting states. It will be discussion-heavy so that attendees can learn from each other about their plans, programs, and lessons learned.  


OWAP Webinar: Why Offshore Wind in the Southeast?

December 11, 2013

The webinar will present a recap and highlights from the recent Southeastern Coastal Wind Conference in Charleston, SC.

RPS and ESTAP Webinar: California’s New Energy Storage Mandate

November 19, 2013

In a move with important national implications, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved an order requiring the state’s three largest utilities to add 1325 megawatts of energy storage to the grid by 2020. In this webinar, CPUC staff members described the agency’s energy storage decision, explained its purpose, and discussed how it will be implemented.

ESTAP Webinar: Duke Energy’s Energy Storage Projects

November 13, 2013

This presentation provided an overview of Duke Energy’s deployed systems and summarized lessons learned and opportunities to make energy storage a valuable part of the electric grid.

2013 National Summit on RPS

November 6, 2013

The 2013 RPS Summit provided an opportunity to learn about developments and trends related to state RPSs and to network with many of the people from across the country who are most engaged in implementing and analyzing state RPSs.

CESA Webinar: NREL Solar Technical Assistance Team – How They Can Help You!

October 10, 2013

CESA invites you to learn more about the NREL STAT program and how to apply for assistance for state and municipal solar programs.

CESA Webinar: America’s Power Plan – Wholesale Market Design and Distributed Generation

October 2, 2013

This will be the second of two webinars drawing on material from America’s Power Plan, a series of eight white papers that will be released this month by the Energy Foundation in partnership with Energy Innovation. America’s Power Plan is a policy roadmap for dealing with disruptive challenges in the power sector and getting to a high-renewables future.

CESA Webinar: America’s Power Plan – Finance and Utility Business Models

September 30, 2013

This webinar, presented by the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) for the State-Federal RPS Collaborative, is the first in a two-part series featuring authors from America’s Power Plan, an October 2013 toolkit for state and local decision makers developed by more than 150 of the nation’s top energy experts.

Wind Powering America Webinar: Small Wind Standards and Policy Update

September 18, 2013

Val Stori from the Clean Energy States Alliance, and Brent Summerville from the Small Wind Certification Council for an update on small wind standards and policy. During the September presentation, Orrell will provide an introduction to and brief demonstration of the Distributed Wind Policy Comparison Tool. Val Stori will provide an overview of the Interstate Turbine Advisory Council, and Brent Summerville will discuss the Small Wind Certification Council and the role of standards in the small wind industry.

CDFA Webinar: New Models of Financing Energy Efficiency

September 17, 2013

CDFA will host a webinar on September 17, 2013 at 1 pm EDT on a new development in clean energy finance.

ESTAP Webinar: Optimizing the Benefits of a PV with Battery Storage System

September 16, 2013

Clean Energy States Alliance and its Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership (ESTAP) project hosted a webinar on the PNM’s Prosperity Energy Storage Project. Guest speakers included Steve Willard from PNM Resources, Dan Borneo from Sandia National Laboratory, and Dr. Imre Gyuk from the US DOE.