Energy Storage Is the New Efficiency
April 18, 2019 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

When Massachusetts took the nation-leading step of integrating energy storage into its energy efficiency plan this year, it didn’t just add a new technology. It consummated a decade-long, slow-motion embrace of an important new form of efficiency.

Health Care at Home: The New Risks from a Growing Trend
March 25, 2019 by Marriele Robinson

As more people opt to receive medical care at home, access to resilient emergency backup power will need to be prioritized and made more accessible, especially to low-income households.

Massachusetts becomes first in the nation to make battery storage eligible for energy efficiency incentives
February 1, 2019 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

Energy storage has been the coming thing for years. Now, it’s arrived – as an efficiency measure.

La Perla neighborhood in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Copyright Clean Energy Group.
Battery Storage Could Revolutionize Home Health Care: Lessons Learned from Puerto Rico
January 30, 2019 by Lewis Milford

A new research project in Puerto Rico demonstrates that the home health care industry is potentially a new market for solar and battery storage.

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Batteries Replacing Gas in California, Coal in Colorado and Indiana
December 11, 2018 by Lewis Milford, Seth Mullendore

How storage will power a low carbon energy transformation has begun to emerge across the country – surprisingly led by utilities in the Midwest and West as they pursue an economic mix of renewables and battery storage to shut down and replace existing fossil-fuel plants.

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The Right to Energy Data – An Emerging Environmental Justice Issue
November 27, 2018 by Seth Mullendore

Free access to energy data should be a basic right in today’s changing regulatory environment.

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Maryland’s New Resiliency Program Could Serve as a Model for Other States
November 8, 2018 by Seth Mullendore

There’s a lot to like about the Maryland Energy Administration’s new $5 million program to support community resiliency hubs powered by solar and battery storage.

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As Hurricane Michael damages the Southeast, Puerto Rico provides lessons on resilient power
October 23, 2018 by Lewis Milford

In its extraordinary drive to rebound from a historic storm, Puerto Rico’s policymakers have staked a new resilient future that their mainland colleagues would do well to follow.

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Solar+Storage Powers Critical Community Services in Boulder, Colorado
September 27, 2018 by Marriele Robinson

For the City of Boulder, a September 2013 flood emphasized the need for energy resilience as critical to providing emergency services. The city partnered with two leading nonprofit services providers to demonstrate how solar+storage systems can reliably support critical loads during an outage.

Resilient Power On the Rise in Puerto Rico
August 28, 2018 by Marriele Robinson

Members of CEG’s Resilient Power Project team traveled to Puerto Rico earlier this month to participate in a conference and meet with local solar+storage developers and nonprofit organizations.