|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.
|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.
|Energy Storage Best Practice Guide, developed by the Advancing Contracting in Energy Storage (ACES) Working Group
January 2, 2020 by Richard Baxter
This Best Practice Guide covers eight key aspect areas of an energy storage project proposal. This Guide documents the industry expertise of leading firms, covering the different project components to help reduce the internal cost of project development and financing for both project developers and investors.
|Solar with Justice: Strategies for Powering Up Under-Resourced Communities and Growing an Inclusive Solar Market
December 10, 2019 by Clean Energy States Alliance
This report aims to accelerate the implementation of solar in under-resourced communities in ways that provide meaningful, long-lasting benefits to those 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 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.
|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.
|Assessment of Potential Alternatives for Local Peaking Capacity in the Entergy New Orleans Service Area
February 19, 2019 by Strategen Consulting
The paper, prepared by Strategen Consulting for Clean Energy Group and Alliance for Affordable Energy, was presented as evidence to the New Orleans City Council by a coalition of local advocates opposing a peaker plant proposed by the utility Entergy New Orleans.