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Clean Energy Equity in 2017: How Foundations Can Advance Solar and Storage Technologies in Low-Income Communities

At the end of 2016, the clean energy trade press was filled with upbeat stories about various renewable energy technology breakthroughs, cost reductions, and tipping points. But, if there’s one energy problem we did not solve last year, it is equity.

Time-of-Use Means It’s Time for Storage

Hawaii's time-of-use pilot program could have profound implications for the value of solar systems on the islands, and energy storage might be needed to keep those systems economic. In that story is a lesson for the country and the future of solar.

How Utilities Can Bring Storage to Scale in Massachusetts

In the same way that states have led the policy support for wind and solar technologies, they are now leading the way on energy storage. A model for states to look to when crafting energy storage policy is Massachusetts.

Vermont Affordable Housing Development Sets New Standard for Resilient, Zero-Energy Homes

The McKnight Lane Housing Development in Waltham, Vermont is doing what no affordable housing project has done before: It is offering rural, low-income tenants zero-energy, single-family housing that also includes resilient solar energy storage systems.

Sterling, Massachusetts Breaks Ground on a Resilient Energy Storage System

The town of Sterling, Massachusetts will celebrate its Municipal Light Department’s new energy storage system with a groundbreaking ceremony next week.
Hartley Nature Center in Duluth Minnesota. Photo courtesy of Ecolibrium3.

Resilient Solar+Storage at Nature Center Improves Community and Economic Security

Solar+storage proved to be a win-win solution to meet Hartley Nature Center’s goals of providing backup power for a community emergency shelter, while also reducing electricity costs and providing public education.
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