Clean Energy Group Blog
Why Are We Still Pitting Jobs Against Public Health?
The Supreme Court decision on Thursday once again bought into the myth of the fossil fuel-based job at the expense of the public health and environmental safety of our most vulnerable communities and is a reminder that the fight for climate justice is far from over.
Resilient Power for Emergency Operations: Freeing First Responders from the Burden of Unreliable Backup Power
In recent years, emergency responders have found both stationary solar+storage – systems installed in a particular facility – and mobile units – solar+storage systems that can be transported to different communities on a trailer – valuable in the event of a disaster and corresponding power outage.
Outages and outrages: The fossil fuel industry exploits blackout fears
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.
Rebuild Louisiana More Resilient
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
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
Last week, the East Coast of the country suffered through another damaging round of power outages from another hurricane, this one Isaias
COVID-19, Severe Weather, and Power Outages
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.
The New England Battery Revolution: In a Public Health Crisis, State Efficiency Programs Are Making Resilient Power Affordable for All
As we look forward to an uncertain future with COVID-19 and energy security, it is important to develop new solutions that will put resilient solar and storage within reach for everyone, including those most vulnerable to power outages and the health impacts that could result from them.
COVID-19 and Resilient Power
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.
California Proposes Major Policy Shift in Support of Energy Resilience
Battery storage has become a key resilience technology in California, reflected in a major policy shift on the use of state incentives.