Archive for year: 2021
|Outages and outrages: The fossil fuel industry exploits blackout fears
May 27, 2021 by Abbe Ramanan, Lewis Milford
How can we protect vulnerable people when the power goes out? Getting it right will be a key energy equity test for the Biden administration’s infrastructure plan.
|Solar+Storage for Critical Services Providers: Barriers and Opportunities
April 28, 2021 by Abbe Ramanan, Marriele Mango
To gain more insight into the barriers of implementing solar+storage in under-served communities, Clean Energy Group conducted a survey of municipalities, community organizations, affordable housing developers, and technical service providers working in low-income communities.
|Offshore Wind Solicitations Address Equity
March 15, 2021 by Georgena Terry
Energy equity has become an increasing priority at both the national and state levels. As offshore wind moves into a major development phase, ensuring that it advances energy equity and environmental justice is essential.
|The Lesson of Texas – And a New Program States Can Use to Quickly Fund the Distributed Energy Storage Solution
February 19, 2021 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
If we learn anything from the Texas blackouts, and the death and suffering that have resulted, it should be this: distributed resilient solar+storage systems are no longer a luxury – they are an essential tool to protect citizens from power outages, and modernize the grid so outages become less frequent and severe.
|Affordable Housing Developers See the Benefits of Solar+Storage, But Still Face Obstacles to Implementation
January 12, 2021 by Abbe Ramanan
Clean Energy Group recently surveyed affordable housing stakeholders to assess what’s holding solar+storage projects back.