|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.
|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.
|Financing Resilient Power Fact Sheet
January 9, 2020 by Robert Sanders
Financing Resilient Power is a new, groundbreaking philanthropic effort—a $3.3 million initiative of The Kresge Foundation to accelerate the market development of solar+storage technologies in vulnerable and disadvantaged communities.
|Lista de Cotejo del Proyecto Solar+Almacenamiento
December 10, 2019 by Lew Milford, Seth Mullendore
This is the Spanish language version of CEG’s Solar+Storage Checklist, designed to help cities or developers assess whether solar storage battery systems make sense for their buildings.
|Resilient Power Leadership Initiative Grant Awards
December 3, 2019 by Clean Energy Group
The Resilient Power Leadership Initiative provides support to community-based organizations working in the areas of energy and environmental justice, with the goal of helping to build organizational capacity related to solar+storage and seed long-term, community-led programs that further advance energy equity and environmental justice.
|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
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.
|Principles of Equitable Policy Design for Energy Storage
May 14, 2019 by Union of Concerned Scientists
UCS, CEG, and a wide range of stakeholders from across the country met in December 2018 to develop a set of principles to ensure equitable deployment of energy storage technologies.
|Resilient Southeast: Exploring Opportunities for Solar+Storage in Five Cities
April 18, 2019 by Marriele Mango, Seth Mullendore
Resilient Southeast is a series of reports exploring the obstacles and opportunities for solar PV and battery storage to strengthen the resilience of communities throughout the Southeast.
|Energy Storage: The New Efficiency ― How States Can Use Efficiency Funds to Support Battery Storage and Flatten Costly Demand Peaks
April 3, 2019 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
This report describes the process of enabling use of state energy efficiency funds to support the deployment of energy storage with performance incentives offered for demand reduction.