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.


Assessing the Value of Energy Storage: A Framework for States

January 31, 2023

A new report prepared by Applied Economics Clinic for the Clean Energy States Alliance provides a framework for state energy agencies contemplating a benefit-cost analysis for battery storage.


RPS Webinar: The Integration Challenge

August 28, 2012

This month’s webinar of the State-Federal RPS Collaborative will focus on the challenge of integrating large quantities of renewable energy generation into regional electricity systems.

New Developments in PACE Programs

July 26, 2012

This month’s CESA webinar will focus on new methods being developed by various states to employ the PACE model despite Fannie and Freddie’s mortgage concerns.

ESTAP Webinar: State Electricity Storage Policies

July 12, 2012

Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), through its Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership (ESTAP) project, will present a webinar on state electricity storage on Thursday, July 12 at 2 p.m. EST. Featured speakers will include Commissioner Jeanne M. Fox, of the NJ Board of Public Utilities; David Nemtzow of the California Energy Storage Alliance; and Sheridan J. Pauker, Esq. of the Energy and Clean Technology Group of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, a law practice that works extensively with energy storage companies.

OWAP Webinar: Wind Farm Siting and Maritime Traffic – Challenges and Opportunities

July 11, 2012

Clean Energy States Alliance is hosting a webinar for its Offshore Wind Accelerator Project (OWAP) on offshore wind siting issues.

Solar PV Manufacturing Costs

June 22, 2012

Clean Energy States Alliance invites its members to join us for a webinar on the comparative costs of solar PV manufacturing within the U.S. and overseas. The webinar will include presentations by Alan Goodrich of NREL and Justin Baca of SEIA, and will be held on Friday, June 22, from 1-2 p.m. eastern time.

CESA/RPS Webinar: Renewable Solar Thermal

May 30, 2012

This webinar will focus on the technical status, cost effectiveness, market barriers, and greenhouse gas benefits associated with four technologies for residential and commercial building applications – solar water and space heating, high efficiency air- and ground-source heat pumps, clean and high efficiency wood pellet and chip boilers, and biodiesel blended with fuel oil.

OWAP Webinar: DOI-BOEM Discussion on OSW Public Liaison Coordination

May 22, 2012

This webinar will feature a discussion with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Department of Interior regarding their approach to providing effective public liaison and coordination on issues related to offshore wind energy.

CESA National Membership Meeting – Portland, OR

May 7, 2012

CESA’s Spring 2012 Members Meeting took place in Portland, Oregon. This members-only conference included presentations by clean energy experts and plenty of opportunity for CESA members to network and collaborate on shared challenges and experiences.

CESA Webinar: Clean Energy Trends 2012 – A Report from Clean Edge

April 27, 2012

CleanEdge has recentlly released is “Clean Energy Trends 2012” report. This publically available report is the 11th annual edition and includes current and projected growth forecasts for solar PV, wind, and biofuels as well as detailed analysis of solar PV pricing, clean -tech public market activity, venture capital investments, and five major trends to watch in 2012 and beyond. CESA will host a webinar for its members and clean energy colleagues to hear from one of the reports lead authors on the state of clean energy markets as part of our ongoing support of clean-energy technologies and markets.

RPS Webinar: RPS and Cost Containment Options

April 24, 2012

This month’s webinar for the State-Federal RPS Collaborative will focus on the various ways in which states have sought to limit the cost of their RPS.