2019

January 31, 2019 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Exploring the Outcomes of New Grid Projects on the Power System: PNNL's GridPIQ Tool

GridPIQ, a screening tool from the U.S. Department of Energy and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, helps users approximate the impact of adding a grid project, whether in the form of a technology or a new policy, to an existing system.

February 7, 2019 12:00pm — 1:00pm ET

ACEEE Webinar: Emerging Opportunities in Commercial Buildings

In this ACEEE webinar, Clean Energy Group Project Director Todd Olinsky-Paul gave a preview of findings from a forthcoming CEG report analyzing the cost-effectiveness of energy storage, associated non-energy benefits, and the role for energy storage in efficiency programs.

February 21, 2019 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Designing Solar+Storage to Power Critical Loads: An Introduction to New Resilient Power Features in NREL’s REopt Lite Tool

NREL has added important new features to its free solar+storage (and now +wind) online optimization tool, REopt Lite, that will help building owners, energy managers, and emergency planners assess a building’s technology needs to power essential services with onsite resources during grid disruptions.

February 28, 2019 1:00pm — 2:30pm ET

State of the U.S. Energy Storage Industry: 2018 Year in Review

The U.S. energy storage market experienced substantial growth in 2018. In this webinar, Dan Finn-Foley from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables shared insights related to recent developments in the U.S. energy storage market, including deployment trends, policy updates, and market outlook.

March 19, 2019 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Evaluating Technology Impacts on the Distribution System: PNNL’s GridLAB-D Simulation Tool

The GridLAB-D software has been used to evaluate many technologies, such as demand response strategies, photovoltaic deployment impacts, smart inverter control strategies, and distribution automation impacts.

March 26, 2019 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Energy Storage 101, Part 1: Battery Storage Technology, Systems and Cost Trends

This first in a multi-part energy storage webinar series covered the state of the technology, energy storage systems and cost trends.

March 28, 2019 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Enabling High Penetrations of Distributed Solar through the Optimization of Sub-Transmission Voltage Regulation

In this webinar, Nader Samaan, a power systems engineer and the lead for PNNL’s Grid Analytics team, presented CReST-VCT and how it works in a real-world use case for Duke Energy.

April 4, 2019 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Energy Storage in State Energy Efficiency Plans: Lessons from Massachusetts

This webinar introduced a new report by Clean Energy Group that examines the cost-benefit calculation for battery storage, presents new values for non-energy benefits of storage, discusses program design elements of storage incentives, and critiques the Massachusetts plan.

April 9, 2019 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

Net Energy Metering, Distributed Solar Valuation, and Rate Design

On this webinar, presenters from the US Department of Energy, ICF, and the National Regulatory Research Institute will discuss three recent reports.

April 30 - May 1, 2019

CESA Spring 2019 Membership Meeting

CESA's annual Members Meeting will take place at the NREL campus in Golden, Colorado. This members-only conference will include presentations by clean energy experts and plenty of opportunity for CESA members to network and collaborate on shared challenges and experiences.

May 9, 2019 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

The Offshore Wind R&D Consortium: Roadmap, Research Priorities, and the Open Solicitation

Learn about the Offshore Wind R&D Consortium, a jointly funded US DOE and NYSERDA R&D partnership whose membership includes major project developers, technical consultants, national labs, and four states to accelerate the development and innovation of the US offshore wind industry by removing or reducing technological and supply chain barriers.

May 16, 2019 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET

The Economic Case for Resilient Solar+Storage in the Southeast

Solar+storage technologies that provide clean, reliable backup power are cost-effective for many critical community facilities in the Southeast, according to Clean Energy Group’s “Resilient Southeast” report series. The report series details a first-of-its-kind economic analysis and landscape review for solar+storage in the region.