Resilient Southeast: Exploring Opportunities for Solar+Storage in Five Cities
April 18, 2019 by Marriele Robinson, 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.

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 Robinson

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.

Resilient Power Project Case Study – Boulder Housing Partners
November 7, 2018 by Marriele Robinson

The largest affordable housing provider in Boulder installed a solar+storage system to provide command post services during emergencies. This case study includes technical and financial details, as well as lessons learned over the course of the project.

Behind-the-Meter Solar+Storage Permitting and Interconnection Guide for Boulder, Colorado
October 20, 2018 by Debra Perry, Seth Mullendore, Yael Gichon

This guide reviews permitting and interconnection requirements and processes for the development of residential and commercial -scale solar+storage systems in Boulder, Colorado.

Massachusetts Battery Storage Measures: Benefits and Costs
July 31, 2018 by Applied Economics Clinic

This white paper, commissioned by Clean Energy Group, demonstrates that battery storage can be deployed as a cost effective energy efficiency technology, potentially qualifying for incentives through energy efficiency programs in many states.

Resilient Power Project Case Study – McKnight Lane Redevelopment Project
June 27, 2018 by Samantha Donalds, Sarah Galbraith, Todd Olinsky-Paul

A defunct mobile home park in rural Vermont was transformed into the first resilient, zero-energy, affordable modular housing development in the country with solar and battery storage systems. This case study includes technical and financial details, as well as lessons learned over the course of the project.

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.