Archive for year: 2020
|Resilient Power Project 2020: A Year-End Review
December 21, 2020 by Marriele Mango, Seth Mullendore
Despite the headwinds of the past year, Clean Energy Group and our partners have been able to make great strides in strengthening the energy resilience of frontline communities through our continuing work on the Resilient Power Project.
|Hydrogen Hype in the Air
December 14, 2020 by Abbe Ramanan, Lewis Milford, Seth Mullendore
Clean Energy Group raises concerns about harmful NOx emissions from new industry plans to burn hydrogen in fossil fuel power plants; calls for pause in permitting proposals until independent public health investigations are conducted — particularly to study potentially dangerous air pollution impacts in environmental justice communities.
|Going Solar+Storage in Vermont: CEG’s Janice Ouellette Shares Her Story
December 4, 2020 by Janice Ouellette
CEG’s Janice Ouellette describes her experience of getting residential solar and energy storage.
|Rebuild Louisiana More Resilient
November 30, 2020 by Marriele Mango
Within a two-month period this year, Louisianans were pummeled by three hurricanes. After each disaster, the vulnerability of Louisiana’s energy infrastructure was abundantly clear.
|Battery Storage is Coming to Affordable Housing Thanks to Efficiency Program
October 19, 2020 by Christina McPike, Seth Mullendore
A new utility program in Massachusetts has dramatically changed the economic landscape for battery storage in the state and created a pathway to deliver the benefits of storage to affordable housing providers and residents.
|The Same Communities Reeling from COVID-19 are Hit Hardest by Utility Disconnects and Power Outages – Resilient Power Can Help
September 29, 2020 by Marriele Mango
This year, those responsible for maintaining public health and safety face a new and unprecedented challenge: how to protect communities when a power outage coincides with COVID-19.
|SMUD’s Energy StorageShares Program: The First Virtual Energy Storage Program in the US
September 21, 2020 by Maria Blais Costello
SMUD’s innovative Energy StorageShares program is the first virtual energy storage program in the US. StorageShares allows SMUD’s commercial customers to invest in an off-site battery storage system and enjoy energy cost savings without siting batteries at their facilities.
|New York State announces second offshore wind solicitation for up to 2,500 MW of projects
August 28, 2020 by Val Stori
New York State issued its second offshore wind solicitation for 1,700 MW up to 2,500 MW—the largest such solicitation in the United States.
|Clean Energy Group Proposes 20 Federal Strategies to Advance Battery Storage Markets
August 19, 2020 by Lewis Milford
Clean Energy Group has proposed a comprehensive series of new policy actions the federal government could take to accelerate the battery storage market.
|With More Massive Power Outages Last Week, Let’s Spend More Utility Funds to Protect Customers with Resilient Power Where They Live
August 12, 2020 by Lewis Milford, Marriele Mango
Last week, the East Coast of the country suffered through another damaging round of power outages from another hurricane, this one Isaias