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 Hubs: A Conversation with the Asian Pacific Environmental Network and RYSE Center

March 10, 2021

Speakers from the Asian Pacific Environmental Network will discuss their experience defining and developing community resilience hubs. The discussion will include a case study – the RYSE Youth Center in Richmond, CA – and their efforts transforming the Center into a resilience hub.

ConnectedSolutions: How a New Program Improves the Economics and Social Benefits of Solar+Storage in Massachusetts and Beyond

March 12, 2021

This webinar will present new economic analysis showing how commercial facilities in Massachusetts (and beyond) can maximize energy savings and resiliency by installing solar PV and battery storage systems under the new ConnectedSolutions battery incentive program.

Collaborating with Community-Based Organizations: An Energy Justice Primer for States

March 23, 2021

Solar development in under-resourced communities will be most effective and equitable when trusted community organizations are involved. Panelists will discuss a new guidebook for state energy agencies that are looking to strengthen their relationships with local under-resourced communities or are beginning to engage in energy justice work.

Recent

Financing Renewable Energy Projects with Tax-Exempt and Taxable Bonds

May 28, 2010

In this webinar, John M. May (Stern Brothers & Co.) will discuss specific case studies for the use of bond debt in the biofuels, biomass, wind, solar, cogen/CHP and geothermal and hydro segments.

METAP Webinar: Marine Technology Overview

May 13, 2010

This webinar launched a new DOE/NREL/States Marine Energy Technology Advancement Partnership and introduced participants to the projects purpose and activities. The webinar also provided an overview of marine energy technologies and discussed the U.S. DOE marine energy program and roadmap.

The Role of State Clean Energy Funds as Equity Investors in Clean Tech

April 23, 2010

This presentation is one in a series on financing tools and examining the role of state clean energy funds as equity investors in emerging clean energy companies.

States Advancing Wind Webinar: State Policies and Programs to Advance Distributed Wind Projects

April 8, 2010

This webinar explores how states can support behind-the-meter, distributed generation wind projects with smart financial and technical assistance. It is the first in a series of state wind policy briefings organized by Clean Energy States Alliance’s States Advancing Wind project.

Tax Credit Financing – Clean Renewable Energy Bonds & Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds: Opportunities and Challenges

March 26, 2010

This webinar, part of the CESA Finance Series, will review the two federal tax credit bonding instruments – CREBs and QECBs – that can be used to finance municipal clean energy projects.

CESA Winter Meeting 2010: Sacramento, CA

February 7, 2010

CESA’s annual Members Meeting took place in Sacramento, California. 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.