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.


Energy Storage for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction

July 30, 2024

States are increasingly adopting ambitious clean energy and climate goals, which will require both renewable generation and energy storage technologies. This webinar will feature two different state approaches to reducing emissions with energy storage.

Department of Energy, Equitable Solar Communities of Practice Community Convening: Resilience, Storage, and Grid Benefits

August 5, 2024

Join CEG for an interactive 2-hour session exploring the best practices, opportunities, and obstacles in advancing resilient power – solar PV paired with battery storage (solar+storage) – in historically marginalized communities.

Community-Led Solar in Boston: Lessons Learned from a Pilot Project

August 13, 2024

In this webinar, guest speakers from Energy Allies and the Boston Community Solar Cooperative (BCSC) will discuss their adaptable model for community-led solar. The BCSC grew out of a grassroots coalition of individuals, businesses and nonprofits organizing for an equitable transition to a clean energy economy in Boston’s Environmental Justice Communities. Energy Allies supported the formation of BCSC as a community-led, community-benefiting organization.

California’s Flexible Demand Appliance Standards for Pool Controls Program – Employing Load Shifting to Lower Peak Demand and Avoid Emissions

August 15, 2024

In 2023, the California Energy Commission (CEC) created the first-in-the-world flexible demand appliance standard for residential swimming pool controls. In this CESA webinar, guest speakers from the CEC will present their award-winning Flexible Demand Appliance Standards for Pool Controls program, featuring CEC Commissioner Andrew McAllister.

Batteries 101, Part 4: Municipal Considerations for Battery Energy Storage in Massachusetts

September 12, 2024

In this webinar, panelists will discuss the municipal planning process for battery storage projects in Massachusetts. Experts will provide an overview of the current landscape for energy storage permitting and siting. They will discuss sizing and zoning considerations, equity and environmental considerations for siting energy storage projects, and best practices for municipalities.


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.