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

Solving the Grid Connection Problem

September 28, 2022

As the energy transition accelerates, an unprecedented number of clean energy projects have applied to connect to the power grid. FERC has opened a rulemaking to revamp the grid connection process.

Introduction to Floating Wind Technology and Markets

October 13, 2022

In this webinar, Adrienne Downey with offshore wind project developer Hexicon Group will present the current state of floating offshore wind technology around the world and will chat with California Energy Commissioner Kourtney Vaccaro about the potential of floating offshore wind in the US and the obstacles to its adoption.

State Leadership in Decarbonizing the Building Sector, Featuring California and New York

October 26, 2022

The building sector is a substantial contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. This webinar will highlight two state initiatives that are making a big impact in decarbonizing this sector: California’s 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards and New York’s Clean Energy Initiative.

Innovative Avenues to Public Participation in Clean Energy Development, Featuring Connecticut and Washington

November 9, 2022

This webinar will highlight two impressive and impactful state programs that are accelerating the development of clean energy while increasing public participation in the process: The CT Green Bank’s Green Liberty Bonds program, and Washington’s 2021 State Energy Strategy.

Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage: Comparing State Policies

November 17, 2022

A variety of studies and disparate datasets track state energy storage polices, but these datasets do not cover all behind-the-meter (BTM) related storage policy. Moreover, these databases do not align these policies with the policy stacking framework. Thus, it is unclear what BTM storage policies are adopted across the country, what should comprise a complete…

State Leadership in Solar+Storage, Featuring Maryland and Oregon

December 9, 2022

This webinar will highlight two well-designed and impactful programs that are supporting the development of solar+storage projects in their state: the Maryland Energy Administration’s Resilient Maryland / Resiliency Hubs Grant Program, and the Oregon Department of Energy’s Solar+Storage Rebate Program.

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.