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.

Comprendiendo Solar+Almacenamiento
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.

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.

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: 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.