|Looking Back: Five Energy Equity Takeaways from 2022
January 18, 2023 by Seth Mullendore
Major new legislation is poised to usher in a wave of additional federal support for the clean energy transition, and many state policies, programs, and planning processes are incorporating stronger language to prioritize energy equity, but 2022 also saw the rise of false solutions and emerging battlelines as fossil-fuel interests fight to remain relevant.
|Energy Resilience Ten Years After Sandy
October 25, 2022 by Seth Mullendore
Here we are, ten years later. A lot has changed in the energy resilience space over the past decade. Unfortunately, a lot has also remained the same.
|Mapping the Inequities of Fossil Peaker Power Plants
April 21, 2022 by Seth Mullendore
To help visualize the racial and economic disparities of fossil peaker power plants, CEG released a new mapping tool highlighting the demographic characteristics of surrounding communities.
|Report Shows Strong Solar+Storage Market Growth… And Plenty of Room for Improvement
August 30, 2021 by Seth Mullendore
Interest in pairing solar with battery storage has surged over the past few years, largely driven by concerns about the reliability of the country’s outdated electric grid and the reality of increasingly severe power outages.
|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.
|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.
|Solar+Storage Reliability Puts Gas Plants at Risk
July 29, 2020 by Seth Mullendore
The results are in from a new wind and solar study commissioned by California’s three big investor owned utilities. The main takeaway: solar paired with battery storage is just as reliable as conventional fossil fuel power plants when it comes to delivering power when the grid needs it most.
|The Battery Storage Appliance
March 11, 2020 by Seth Mullendore
Are batteries the next must-have gadget for your home? A new housing development in Utah may serve as a model for how to make this prediction a reality.
|California Proposes Major Policy Shift in Support of Energy Resilience
December 17, 2019 by Lewis Milford, Seth Mullendore
Battery storage has become a key resilience technology in California, reflected in a major policy shift on the use of state incentives.