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Press Releases

2016

Clean Energy Group Provides “How-To” Resources for Resilient Power Systems in Affordable Housing and Community Facilities
2/1/2016

2015

Energy Storage Demonstration Project in Oregon Supported by State-Federal-NGO Partnership
12/18/2015

Three Years after Sandy, New Report Shows Solar+Storage Can Protect Residents, Reduce Costs, and Increase Power Resiliency in Affordable Housing
10/14/2015

New Report Highlights Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Energy Storage Markets
8/12/2015

First National Report on Leading State Resilient Power Programs Post Superstorm Sandy
6/18/2015

Clean Energy Group Applauds New Jersey Resilient Power Awards
3/31/2015

Two new reports by Clean Energy Group offer guidelines for cities to become more power resilient in the face of severe weather events
3/3/2015

Clean Energy Group Proposes Regional Policy Strategy to Advance Offshore Wind in the Northeast
2/17/2015

Clean Energy Group Proposes Collaboration on Distributed Energy Storage Policies
2/4/2015

Clean Energy Group Announces New Report on How to Finance Resilient Power Projects
1/28/2015

2014

New Report Details Growing Investor Interest in Environmentally Friendly Bonds
12/9/2014

Clean Energy Group Releases Paper on How to Finance Resilient Power and Reduce Risks from Power Outages
10/30/2014

Clean Energy Group Applauds Massachusetts Community Clean Energy Resiliency Awards
10/1/2014

New report from Clean Energy Group describes the evolution of resilient power
9/18/2014

New Solar + Storage Microgrid Project to Provide Resilient Power
8/12/2014

Clean Energy Group President Praises Creation of Nation’s First Energy Resilience Bank
7/29/2014

Clean Energy Bonds: A New Option to Finance Climate Mitigation and Adaptation
4/16/2014

Clean Energy Group and Sustainable Energy Advantage to Operate U.S. Department of Energy’s Northeast Wind Resource Center
3/12/2014

Solar and Energy Storage Can Protect Cities from Power Outages, Create Resilient Communities
2/12/2014

2013

CEG President Praises New York Bond Financing
8/13/2013

Infrastructure and Energy Partnership Releases New Report Showing How States and Cities Are Using Bonds and Other Tools to Finance Clean Energy
8/8/2013

New CESA-CEG Report Investigates Status of State Renewable Portfolio Standards
6/28/2013

State-Led Federal Finance Initiative Would Effectively Boost Clean Energy Development, Economy
2/6/2013

2012

New National Partnership Explores State Bond Finance to Scale up Clean Energy Investment
8/1/2012

CEG to Partner with CDFA on Renewable Energy Finance Webcast Series for 2012
2/8/2012

2011

New policy approaches are key to attracting massive private capital needed to scale up renewable energy
12/5/2011

New Report on Global Climate Technology Innovation: A Call for a New Initiative
5/12/2011

Report to President Obama Recommends New Clean Energy Strategies without Cap and Trade
2/24/2011

2010

Letter to President Obama – Clean Energy Choices After the Election
11/10/2010

Rethinking Global Clean Energy Innovation: What Developed Countries Can Learn From Developing Countries
7/14/2010

Shepherding Clean Energy Projects Through the “Valley of Death”
6/10/2010

Congress Should Support State-Based “Clean Energy Federalism” in Climate and Energy Legislation, According to New Report
4/7/2010

In the News

2016

News Brief: Renewable Energy Tax Credits
Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits
4/2016

Efficiency, Solar and Storage Offer a Unique Opportunity to Bring Clean Energy to Affordable Housing
Wayne Waite and Lewis Milford, Greentech Media
3/23/2016

Solar+storage market opportunity: Bringing reliable power to at-risk communities
Seth Mullendore, Solar Power World
1/25/2016

Is Solar+Storage the Next Big Trend in Affordable Housing?
Mark O’Meara, Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits
1/2016

2015

Clean Energy Microgrids, Storage, and Building Grid Resilience
Mike Jacobs, Union of Concerned Scientists Blog
11/12/2015

First Report on Multifamily Solar with Storage Shows Positive ROI
Kat Friedrich, Yale Clean Energy Finance Forum
11/12/2015

Build Affordable Multifamily Housing That Can Weather the Next Superstorm
Lewis Milford, Next City
11/12/2015

Coming soon to affordable housing: Solar-plus-storage?
Peter Maloney, Utility Dive
11/10/2015

Solar-Plus-Storage Could Be Perfect Fit for Low-Income Communities
Laura D’Alessandro, Public Power Daily
11/2/2015

Energy Storage Now Moving to the Next Level
Henry Hewitt, Oil Price
10/31/2015

PV Solar & Batteries Can Support Affordable Housing
Jake Richardson, Solar Love
10/29/2015

Thinking Differently About Where to Deploy Solar-Plus-Storage
Stephen Lacey, Greentech Media
10/27/2015

Solar+Storage will bring resiliency to communities
Lewis Milford, New York Real Estate Journal
10/27/2015

How Solar+Storage Could Protect Affordable Housing from Power Outages – Interview with Lew Milford
Alt Energy Mag
10/20/2015

Solar+Storage Can Offer Resiliency to Low-Income Customers, Not Just the Wealthy
Lewis Milford, Greentech Media
10/20/2015

The Case for Solar+Storage as Valuable Protection for Vulnerable Residents
Chris Crowell, Solar Builder
10/20/2015

Bridging the Clean Energy Divide
Lewis Milford, Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)
10/16/2015

Report: Solar+Storage Can Increase Energy Resiliency in Affordable Housing
Mike Hower, Sustainable Brands
10/16/2015

Thanks To Energy Storage, “Free” Rooftop Solar For Emergencies (CleanTechnica Exclusive Interview)
Tina Casey, Clean Technica
10/15/2015

How Technology Could Keep the Lights on After the Next Superstorm
Lewis Milford, Governing
10/15/2015

How solar power can make affordable housing more resilient
Laurie Mazur, Grist
10/14/2015

Wide Adoption of Solar Storage Could Benefit Society and Industry, Supporters Say
Deirdra O’Regan, Morning Consult
10/14/2015

Report: New Solar Technologies Make Economic Sense for Affordable Housing
Christine Serlin, Affordable Housing Finance
10/14/2015

Solar combined with battery storage can help low-income housing
Daniel Cusick, ClimateWire
10/14/2015

Solar+Storage Solutions Touted for Affordable Multifamily
Jeffrey Steele, Multi-Housing News
10/14/2015

Reliability a powerful necessity
Lewis Milford, Times Union
10/14/2015

US Falling Behind in Offshore Wind Power
Joshua S. Hill, CleanTechnica
9/30/2015

Offshore Wind Stalls on East Coast, But Future Still Promising
Ethan Goffman, EarthTalk
9/10/2015

How to Bend the Technology Arc to Bring Resilient Energy to those Most in Need
Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge
9/2/2015

Energy storage reaching a “tiny fraction” of its U.S. potential – report
Daniel Cusick, E&E News
8/13/2015

UK offshore industry booming – before US even gets started
Jaclyn Brandt, Fierce Energy
8/7/2015

How Can Communities Finance Microgrids for Public Safety?
Kat Friedrich, Yale Clean Energy Finance Forum
7/31/2015

Post-hurricanes, northeast turns toward resilient power
Jim Cummings, The Resilient Investor
6/30/2015

Next for the Resilient Power Industry: How to Keep the Rest of Us Out of the Dark
Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge
6/23/2015

Resilient power programs arise from devastation
Barbara Vergetis Lundin, Fierce Energy
6/19/2015

States Are Making Progress In Their Efforts To Deploy Resilient Power Systems
SI Staff, Solar Industry
6/18/2015

Wind power’s future depends on thinking smaller
Derrick Z. Jackson, Boston Globe
3/29/2015

BlackRock throws its weight behind impact investing
Imogen Rose-Smith, Institutional Investor
3/18/2015

Financing Climate Resilience for Affordable Housing
Kat Friedrich, Yale Clean Energy Finance Forum
3/13/2015

America’s First Offshore Wind Farm to Start Construction This Summer
Zahra Hirji, Inside Climate News
3/4/2015

The new roadmap for the revival of offshore wind
Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive
3/3/2015

Cape Wind chief calls state energy legislation “promising”
Gintautas Dumcius, WWLP
2/25/2015

As US Offshore Wind Power Sinks, Backers Seek Regional Rescue
Pete Danko, Breaking Energy
2/20/2015

Offshore wind power sinks, sparks call for rescue
CNBC staff, CNBC
2/20/2015

Current US Offshore Wind Policy Isn’t Working
Joshua S. Hill, Clean Technica
2/20/2015

Offshore wind policy isn’t working and multi-state policies needed, says report
Nic Sharpley, Windpower Engineering & Development
2/19/2015

Cape Wind a stark example that offshore wind policy is not working
Barbara Vergetis Lundin, Fierce Energy
2/18/2015

Report: Offshore Wind Policy Not Working
Joanna Schroeder, Domestic Fuel
2/17/2015

Multi-State Coordination Needed to Revive U.S. Offshore Wind Industry- Report
Elizabeth Harball, E&E News
2/17/2015

How about Microgrid Financing through Warehouse Credit?
Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge
1/31/2015

Clean Energy Bond Investors Want a Full Buffet of Options
Kat Friedrich, Yale Clean Energy Finance Forum
1/20/2015

2014

Internship offers insight into efforts to transform energy distribution
Jillian Corley, Poughkeepsie Journal
12/13/2014

Investors still have trouble understanding green bonds, but variety grows
Daniel Cusick, E&E News
12/10/2014

Financing the Next Generation of Resilient Power
Michael Puckett, Yale Clean Energy Finance Forum
11/25/2014

Why Government Leaders Are on a Serious Quest to Build Microgrids
Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge
11/13/2014

On the anniversary of Sandy, some cities work on more resilient power systems
Daniel Cusick, E&E News
11/3/2014

Closing the energy gap with resilient power projects
Michelle Mapel, CODA Energy
10/31/2014

Critical Facilities Would Be Protected From Power Outages by New Jersey Bank
Andrea Vittorio, Bloomberg Climate Blog
9/5/2014

New Jersey creates the nation’s first Energy Resilience Bank
Robert Kropp, Green Biz
8/19/2014

First microgrid reliant on solar to provide backup power for Vt. town
Katherine Ling, E&E News
8/12/2014

US State Breaks Ground on a “Perfect” Solar + Storage Microgrid that Can Provide Resilient Power
Jennifer Runyon, Renewable Energy World
8/12/2014

N.J. launches $200M bank to develop microgrids
Henry Gass, E&E News
7/31/2014

New Jersey Home to First Energy Resilience Bank
Joanna Schroeder, Domestic Fuel
7/31/2014

Amidst a Surge in Extreme Weather, Distributed Energy Takes On New Meaning for the US Grid
Stephen Lacey, Greentech Media
7/14/2014

Community Organizers Press for Clean Power in the Inner City
Katherine Ling, E&E News
7/3/2014

Awakening the Potential of Clean Energy Bonds
Kat Friedrich and Michael Puckett, Yale Clean Energy Finance Forum
5/16/2014

Troubled N.J. pilot project wins millions in federal funding
Elizabeth Harball, E&E News
5/8/2014

Gaps linger between clean energy and bond market support
Elizabeth Harball, E&E News
4/16/2014

Recommendations Made to Increase Bond Financings for Clean Energy Projects
Naomi Jagoda, Bond Buyer
4/15/2014

Wind Resistance
Ellen Liberman, RI Monthly
3/31/2014

Op-Ed: Weathering Climate Change
Cheryl Casciani, Baltimore Sun
3/14/2014

DOE funds new push to coordinate states’ support for wind energy
Elizabeth Harball, E&E News
3/13/2014

Solar and energy storage have key roles
Stuart Radnedge, Gas World
2/14/2014

A blueprint for becoming more “power resilient”
Barbara Vergetis Lundin, Fierce Energy
2/14/2014

Nonprofit Group Says Solar, Energy Storage Can Protect Cities
Kelly Pickerel, Solar Builder
2/12/2014

2013

Southeast US needs to rethink policies for offshore wind to succeed, advocates say
Michael Copley, SNL
12/12/2013

How Best Can We Use Natural Gas? Should We At All?
Amy Harder, National Journal
12/9/2013

Can renewable energy standards be changed to protect against all-encompassing blackouts?
Christa Marshall, E&E News
6/5/2013

2012

Lobbyists try to halt state green energy standards
Ken Silverstein, Forbes
12/1/2012

CDFA & CEG’s New Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative
Toby Rittner and Lew Milford, CDFA Development Finance Perspectives
11/14/2012

What role should the state’s play in boosting the clean economy?
Matthew Stepp, The Energy Collective
1/12/2012

States fire up renewable standards
Bill Opalka, Energy Biz
3/8/2012

2009

Rethinking Clean Energy Innovation
Jim Witkin, New York Times
11/25/2009

Innovation: Seeking a “Global Brain” to Help Speed Up Clean Energy Projects
Evan Lehmann, E&E News
11/13/2009

1999

Lessons Learned from the Blackout
Lew Milford, New York Times
7/13/1999

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