Estación de Bomberos Humacao. Photo Credit: Solar Responders

Solar+Storage Supports Emergency Response in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Fiona

CEG checked in with our partners to better understand how solar+storage systems, installed in critical community facilities in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, performed in the wake of Hurricane Fiona. The response was overwhelmingly positive.
Power outage following Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Dan Nguyen via Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0.

Energy Resilience Ten Years After Sandy

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.
Solar array at Via Mobility Services. © Via Mobility Services.

The Inflation Reduction Act is a Game Changer for Nonprofits Seeking Solar+Storage

The Investment Reduction Act will significantly influence nonprofits seeking to develop solar PV and solar+storage solutions in low-income communities by removing barriers to accessing significant federal tax incentives.
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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.
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2021 In Review: Signposts for a Fossil-Free Future

Looking back at the major stories of 2021 that have the biggest implications for solar+storage, a clear theme emerged: big, centralized, dirty power failed, and smaller, cleaner, more nimble and resilient power gained traction.

Clean Energy Groups Technical Assistance Fund: 2021 Year-in-Review

At the end of each year Clean Energy Group assesses our largest regrant program, the Resilient Power Technical Assistance Fund. This year-in-review blog overviews projects, successes, lessons learned and goals for the new year.