Upcoming Events

July 19, 2018 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

Replacing Peaker Plants with Battery Storage

This webinar will present the case for battery storage, both standalone and paired with renewables, as an increasingly viable alternative to traditional fossil-fuel peaker plants. Guest speakers from Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy and the Central Coast Alliance for a Sustainable Economy will present.

July 25, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Simplifying Resilient Power Design with REopt Lite: A Look at New Features Added to NREL’s Solar+Storage Tool

With the latest updates to NREL's solar+storage optimization tool, REopt Lite, building owners and energy managers can now easily compare the costs and benefits of solar+storage systems designed to meet resiliency goals. Nick Laws, an engineer in energy systems modeling at NREL, will be on-hand to answer questions about REopt Lite and help explain the new features.

August 2, 2018 1:00pm — 2:30pm ET

Expanding Solar PV Finance and Markets in Connecticut and Minnesota

This webinar highlights two programs from CESA’s 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards: Connecticut’s “Solar for All” Partnership, and Minnesota's MPRB Solar Demonstration Project.

August 9, 2018 1:00pm — 2:30pm ET

Building Markets: Energy Storage in Massachusetts and Offshore Wind in Rhode Island

This webinar highlights two winning programs from CESA’s 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards: Massachusetts’ Advancing Commonwealth Energy Storage (ACES) Program, and Rhode Island’s Block Island Offshore Wind Farm.

Recent Events

July 17, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Blockchain Technology for RECs, Tracking Systems, and Other Energy Market Applications

In this webinar, Alex Anich (NRG Renewables) and Ben Gerber (MRETS) sifted through the hype and uncertainty around blockchain and distributed ledger systems.

July 12, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Using Solar to Reduce Peak Loads: Evaluating Rhode Island's Distributed Solar Pilot

The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources conducted a pilot to explore the ability of solar to reduce peak electricity loads on the local electric distribution system. Panelists discussed the project's goals and design, and presented findings from Cadmus’ recently published program evaluation.

July 11, 2018 1:00pm — 2:30pm ET

State Programs for Clean Energy in Local Jurisdictions: Examples from New York and Oregon

This webinar highlighted two winning programs from CESA’s 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards: New York’s Clean Energy Communities Program and Oregon’s Renewable Energy Development Grant Program.

June 27, 2018 2:00pm — 3:00pm ET

Resilient Power in Practice: Lessons Learned from the Field

Guest speakers from American Microgrid Solutions and muGrid Analytics explained how a project can be modeled and developed and shared some of their experiences and a few practical lessons learned from working with resilient power technologies the field.

June 26, 2018 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

The Future of Electrification and What It Means for Clean Energy

Francisco de la Chesnaye presented the findings of the Electric Power Research Institute's newly published "U.S. National Electrification Assessment," which examines four possible pathways of how electrification could proceed in the coming years and decades.