Resilient Solar and Battery Storage for Cooling Centers: Mitigating the Impacts of Extreme Heat on Vulnerable Populations
October 19, 2022 by Marriele Mango

This report examines the opportunity for resilient solar+storage to provide reliable backup power to cooling centers. The report explores health impacts and project economics, and it includes seven case studies from across the country.

Overcoming Barriers to Solar+Storage in Critical Facilities Serving Low-Income Communities: A Survey of Service Providers
April 21, 2021 by Abbe Ramanan, Marriele Mango

Clean Energy Group conducted a survey to assess market barriers for solar+storage at critical facilities serving low-income communities. This report summarizes the survey results and suggests actions to bring the benefits of solar+storage to the people who need it most.

Resilient Power: Battery storage as a home-based solution to address climate-related power outages for medically vulnerable populations
February 25, 2021 by Diana Hernández, Joan A. Casey, Marriele Mango

This paper sheds light on the increasingly relevant problem of power outages and offers a view toward a socio-technically-based solution to protect vulnerable populations and improve health outcomes in the event of an outage.

Trends from 2008-2018 in electricity-dependent durable medical equipment rentals and sociodemographic disparities
February 1, 2021 by Joan A Casey, Marriele Mango, Seth Mullendore

Given health disparities in the United States, this paper assesses trends in durable medical equipment rental prevalence and individual- and area-level sociodemographic inequalities.

Overcoming Barriers to Solar+Storage in Affordable Housing: A Survey of Multifamily Affordable Housing Developers
January 12, 2021 by Abbe Ramanan, Marriele Mango, Seth Mullendore

Clean Energy Group conducted a survey of affordable housing owners and developers, technical services providers, and other stakeholders to assess existing market barriers. A new report summarizes the results of this survey and suggests actions to bring the benefits of solar+storage to the people who need it most.

Comprendiendo Solar+Almacenamiento
December 8, 2020 by Marriele Mango, Seth Mullendore

Clean Energy Group ha publicado una traducción al español de una nueva guía que aborda las preguntas más frecuentes sobre la energía solar fotovoltaica y las tecnologías de almacenamiento de baterías (Solar+Almacenamiento).

Understanding Solar+Storage: Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Solar PV and Battery Storage
October 20, 2020 by Marriele Mango, Seth Mullendore

The information presented in this guide focuses primarily on customer-sited, behind-the-meter solar+storage installations, though much of the information is relevant to other types of projects as well, including storage-only projects and front-of-the-meter solar+storage projects. It is meant to serve as a starting point to establish a foundation of knowledge and understanding for individuals and organizations beginning to explore solar+storage options for their homes, businesses, or community facilities.

Resilient Power Project Case Study – Cimarron District Forestry Office
February 5, 2020 by Marriele Mango

The Energy Conservation and Management Division of New Mexico has made the State Forestry Division Cimarron District Office, one of its most remote offices, more resilient through a recently installed solar PV and battery storage system.

Resilient Power Project Case Study – Maycroft Apartments Pepco Resiliency Center
November 21, 2019 by Marriele Mango

This project demonstrates how solar paired with battery storage can reliably power critical services for affordable housing residents in the event of an outage, while also delivering economic benefits to low-income households.

Home Health Care in the Dark: Why Climate, Wildfires and Other Risks Call for New Resilient Energy Storage Solutions to Protect Medically Vulnerable Households From Power Outages
June 3, 2019 by Annie Shapiro, Marriele Mango

This report examines the risks associated with power outages for individuals reliant on electricity for in-home medical and mobility equipment. Current energy security technologies and policies will need to adjust to meet the needs of the home health care community.