|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.
|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 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.
|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.
|Resilient Power Project Case Study – Stafford Hill Solar Farm and Microgrid
January 23, 2019 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
Vermont’s largest utility installed a solar+storage microgrid in Rutland, VT that saves hundreds of thousands of dollars and can supply backup power to an emergency shelter.
|Resilient Power Project Case Study – Via Mobility Services
November 7, 2018 by Marriele Mango
A leading nonprofit mobility services provider and emergency second responder invested in resilience upgrades to power critical transportation services for vulnerable populations in the event of an outage. This case study includes technical and financial details, as well as lessons learned over the course of the project.