Clean Energy Groups Technical Assistance Fund: 2021 Year-in-Review
December 21, 2021 by Marriele Mango

At the end of each year Clean Energy Group assesses our largest regrant program, the Resilient Power Technical Assistance Fund. This year-in-review blog overviews projects, successes, lessons learned and goals for the new year.

Build Louisiana Back Resilient
November 16, 2021 by Logan Atkinson Burke, Marriele Mango

Like Hurricane Katrina and numerous storms before it, Hurricane Ida demolished Louisiana’s outdated, fossil-fuel dependent energy system. It’s time for Louisiana leadership to prioritize resilient solutions over continued fossil-fuel investment.

Solar array of Maycroft Apartments. Photo Credit: New Partners Community Solar
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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Photo Josh Edelson/ AFP/Getty Images
COVID-19, Severe Weather, and Power Outages
June 24, 2020 by Marriele Mango

Wildfire and hurricane season is here and with it comes an influx of weather-related power outages. The health implications of power outages this summer are further compounded this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Resilient Power
March 30, 2020 by Marriele Mango

As we evaluate and re-evaluate the undoubtedly substantial and lasting impacts COVID-19 will have on our work and the work of our partners across the country moving forward, it is more evident than ever that resilient power is a critical component to improving health outcomes in the event of a crisis like the world is currently experiencing.

Oregon Invests in Resilient Energy
February 25, 2020 by Marriele Mango

In Oregon, resilient power is increasingly being recognized as an emergency preparedness and mitigation tool as state leaders and emergency managers prepare for the next Cascadia event, an anticipated magnitude 9.0 earthquake to occur along the Cascadia Subduction Zone fault line which stretches from Canada’s Vancouver Island to Northern California.