|South Carolina’s Past Failures and New Policies Contribute to a Brighter Future for Solar and Battery Storage
July 28, 2021 by Shelley Robbins
As states and the federal government take steps to transition away from fossil fuel generation, it is important to pay attention to recent clean energy developments in states where energy legislation has historically been less proactive, and the traditional integrated utility monopoly model has held influence over the policymaking decision process.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Going Solar+Storage in Vermont: CEG’s Janice Ouellette Shares Her Story
December 4, 2020 by Janice Ouellette
CEG’s Janice Ouellette describes her experience of getting residential solar and energy storage.
|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.
|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.
|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.