|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.
|Phase Out Peakers
May 7, 2020 by Clean Energy Group
This fact sheet identifies the top ten metropolitan regions across the country where the health and well-being of its citizens are adversely impacted by an aging fleet of peaker power plants, and highlights the findings of work being done in New York City to advance the replacement of peaker plants with battery storage and renewables.
|Dirty Energy, Big Money
May 6, 2020 by Clean Energy Group, NYC Environmental Justice Alliance, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, THE POINT CDC, UPROSE
New York City’s peaker power plants have a disproportionate impact on the city’s most vulnerable people. Replacing peaker plants with a system of localized renewable energy generation and battery storage can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, reduce energy bills, improve public health and equity, and make the system more resilient in the face of increased storms and climate impacts.
|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.
|Jump-Start: How Activists and Foundations Can Champion Battery Storage to Recharge the Clean Energy Transition
April 16, 2018 by Lew Milford, Robert Sanders, Seth Mullendore, Todd Olinsky-Paul
This report explores the top 10 emerging trends for battery storage across all elements of the energy system, and recommends over 50 actions that should be taken to accelerate battery storage in these topic areas.
|Resilient Power Case Study Series: Fuel Cells for Resilient Power
October 1, 2015 by Sarah Galbraith
This case study series covers several examples of fuel cells used in resilient power systems.
|Resilient Power: Evolution of a New Clean Energy Strategy to Meet Severe Weather Threats
September 18, 2014 by Clean Energy Group
This paper outlines the dangers that power outages can pose to our most vulnerable populations, the failures of traditional backup power sources, and the opportunities to develop distributed energy systems with clean and dependable energy technologies.
|Clean Energy for Resilient Communities: Expanding Solar Generation in Baltimore’s Low-Income Neighborhoods
February 12, 2014 by Lew Milford, Robert Sanders
In the first blueprint of how a city could become more “power resilient,” this report shows how Baltimore and other cities could use clean energy to create a more reliable electric system that protects vulnerable citizens during power blackouts.
|Energy Security and Emergency Preparedness: How Clean Energy Can Deliver More Reliable Power for Critical Infrastructure and Emergency Response Missions
October 7, 2005 by Clean Energy Group
This report provides an overview for federal, state, and local officials on how clean energy can deliver reliable power in emergencies.