|ConnectedSolutions: The New Economics of Solar+Storage for Affordable Housing in Massachusetts
February 10, 2021 by Amy Simpkins, Dr. Travis Simpkins, Geoff Oxnam, Seth Mullendore, Todd Olinsky-Paul
An analysis of multifamily affordable housing properties in Massachusetts finds that participation in the state’s new battery storage incentive program, called ConnectedSolutions, significantly improves the financial viability of solar+storage at affordable housing developments.
|ConnectedSolutions: A New State Funding Mechanism to Make Battery Storage Accessible to All
February 10, 2021 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
This report aims to inform state policymakers about the structure and benefits of the ConnectedSolution battery storage program model. It summarizes barriers to scaling up distributed battery storage, explains how the ConnectedSolutions program was developed in the Northeast, and discusses why the program has been successful.
|What is a Peaker Power Plant?
January 19, 2021 by Clean Energy Group
What is a peaker power plant? This short video discusses peaker power plants and the risks they pose to vulnerable communities.
|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.
|Resilient Power Project Impacts: 2013-2020
December 16, 2020 by Clean Energy Group
This document summarizes some of the key project outcomes of the Resilient Power Project through providing information, knowledge-building support, and technical assistance to organizations working in low-income communities and communities of color across the country.
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.
|Financing Resilient Power Fact Sheet
September 24, 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.
|CEG Comments on the DOE Energy Storage Grand Challenge Draft Roadmap and in Response to the Request for Information
August 19, 2020 by Clean Energy Group
Clean Energy Group offers these comments in response to the Energy Storage Grand Challenge Draft Roadmap and to the accompanying Request for Information the Department of Energy released in late July 2020.
|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.