Health Care at Home: The New Risks from a Growing Trend

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.
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

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

It’s Time to Recognize the Value of Resilience

Extreme weather and related power outages come with a price tag, but these costs are not typically accounted for when considering the potential benefits of a resilient power system. The result is that fewer solar+storage systems pencil-out to make economic sense than would be the case if the power resilience they provide was accurately valued.

Equitable Health and Recovery Depend on Resilient Power

When natural disasters strike, people suffer, and the worst hit are invariably the most vulnerable among us – the elderly, the disabled, and the economically and socially disadvantaged.

Energy Storage for Public Health: A Smarter Way to Deploy Resources

It is now time to consider another key benefit of storage—public health, especially the power of energy storage to reduce pollution in marginalized communities.

Solar+Storage Makes Economic Sense for New York City’s Critical Infrastructure

New findings from NREL and CUNY provide more evidence that there may be a better, cleaner, and more economical way to protect residents when the next disaster strikes – solar+storage.
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