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

Outreach, Consumer Education, and Community Partnerships: How DC’s Solar for All Program is Bringing Solar to Low-Income Households

June 25, 2024

Washington, DC’s Solar for All program is a rooftop and community solar program aiming to benefit over 100,000 households with incomes at or below 80% of area median income. This webinar will profile the program and the ways its administrators have handled outreach and consumer education over the program’s seven-year history.

Recent

Progress Towards 100% Clean Energy: A State Leaders Roundtable

April 26, 2023

This webinar will feature a panel discussion with leaders from California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New Mexico, and North Carolina on the status of their states’ efforts to decarbonize.

Implementing Community Programs Alongside Resilience Hub Development

April 25, 2023

This webinar highlights the efforts of The Faunteroy Community Enrichment Center and United Parents Against Lead, two organizations implementing unique community programs that complement, and amplify, their efforts to build a resilience hub, including the installation of solar+storage.

Energy Modeling for Decarbonization Planning: Advice and Resources for States

April 10, 2023

Energy modeling can be a powerful tool for state decarbonization planning, but it can also be costly and the results can be prone to misinterpretation. This webinar will provide advice on energy modeling and introduce resources useful to states embarking on decarbonization planning.

States Energy Storage Policy: Best Practices for Decarbonization

March 23, 2023

Speakers from CESA and Sandia will discuss the findings of a new report, “States Energy Storage Policy: Best Practices for Decarbonization.”

Distributed Energy Storage for Health and Resilience

March 14, 2023

This webinar will highlight efforts to develop mobile resilient energy systems that can be transported to neighborhoods where the power is out, to support medically vulnerable and electricity-dependent residents.

Advancing Equity through 100% Clean Energy

February 27, 2023

CESA Research Fellow Charles Hua will discuss the findings of CESA’s new report reviewing the equity and environmental justice components of state 100% clean energy plans. Dr. Tony Reames of the US Department of Energy will place the states’ energy equity activities into the context of federal environmental justice initiatives, including the Justice40 Initiative.

Deploying Solar for Manufactured Homes in Colorado

February 23, 2023

Panelists will share information about a community solar project being developed by Holy Cross Energy (HCE), a rural electric cooperative in Colorado, that will benefit manufactured homes residents, including information on how the project has come to be, the programs and incentives utilized to support the project, how newly available Inflation Reduction Act incentives are being used to expand the project, how this project could be replicated and scaled up to benefit more mobile home residents throughout HCE’s service area, and more.

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.

Incorporating Equity into State Offshore Wind Policies and Programs

January 25, 2023

CESA’s new report details how states with offshore wind potential have begun to include and operationalize principles of equity in their offshore wind policies and related economic development programs. Report authors will be joined by representatives from NY, CT and MA to discuss how their states are incorporating equity into their offshore wind programs.

Bringing Community Perspectives to Community Solar

January 23, 2023

As part of their effort to ensure that community solar implementation can serve all communities, Energy Allies has been pioneering research into contracts to gain perspective on how the public views community solar product offerings.